Arresting Ana

Gender and Food Week: ‘Arresting Ana’: A Short Film about Pro-Anorexia Websites

Arresting Ana (2009) This post written by Amber Leab originally appeared at Bitch Flicks on April 10, 2012. In February of this year, Tumblr made news when it announced it would no longer host “self harm” sites–which promote anorexia or bulimia as a lifestyle choice, among other subjects–and would pop up a public service announcement (PSA) whenever […]

Arresting Ana: A Short Film about Pro-Anorexia Websites

Arresting Ana (2009) In February of this year, Tumblr made news when it announced it would no longer host “self harm” sites–which promote anorexia or bulimia as a lifestyle choice, among other subjects–and would pop up a public service announcement (PSA) whenever someone searches for a keyword associated with self harm. Recently I participated in a feminist […]