Here’s How You Can Fight Eating Disorder Stigma

By Jackie DiVito--After a long battle with an eating disorder, I realized I was “in my head” a lot of the time, paralyzed by negative thoughts and unable to see my own true beauty.

Update: Petition Challenging Oral Roberts University’s Fitbit Requirement Reaches 1,500 Signatures

It started with a simple blog post calling out Oral Roberts University’s policy requiring students to track their daily aerobic activity using a Fitbit.

When is it OK to Call Out Authority?

By Kaitlin Irwin--A Tumblr post has gone viral with over 600,000 views (and counting). The post features a young woman calling out her gym teacher for apparently body-shaming people who are above a certain small size.

6 Tips for Creating a Successful Petition on Campus

By Kaitlin Irwin--If you notice something on your school’s campus that you strongly disagree with, you may feel moved to do something about it.

Tell Oral Roberts University to Stop Grading Students on Their Fitbit Activity!

Proud2Bme blogger Kaitlin Irwin has launched a petition challenging Oral Roberts University’s Fitbit requirement.


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