Why We Support the Truth in Advertising Act

A constant stream of digitally "perfected" ads are taking their toll on our health and self-esteem. The Truth in Advertising Act asks the FTC to investigate and take action. Here's how you can support it.

Sparking Your Fire: Inspiration & Activism at the Proud2Bme Summit

On October 13th, we hosted the Proud2Bme summit. The day was filled with honest talk and lots of ideas for how young people can be body image activists and changemakers. 

Why Body Image Activism Matters in a Big Way

More than 85,000 people signed Julia Bluhm's petition asking Seventeen to include an un-retouched photo spread each month. And she’s not the only activist stepping up. It’s time for a revolution. Here’s why.

Join the 3-Day Keep It Real Challenge: Drop Photoshop & Start a Social Media Revolution!

The Keep It Real Challenge will use social media to convince fashion & beauty mags to start printing photos that are not digitally altered.  Sound good? Yeah, we think so too. Here's how to get involved.

What Words Would You Use To Describe Your Body?

Poppy Patrizza asked an interesting question on Twitter this morning: "What would it be like to describe your body without using negative words?" Need a shot of body confidence? Read the responses!


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About Us

Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.