Body Positivity

Sunday Link Love: Body Positivity is for ALL Bodies!

By Diana Denza--Can you believe that another week has flown by? Before you head out to enjoy what’s left of this glorious Sunday, check out the best body-posi news stories of the week.

5 Ways to Talk to Your Parents About Body Positivity

By Kim Drastal--Parents, the people who nag us to clean our rooms—but also the people who hold us when we cry. They may frustrate or anger us, but in the end, we love them and they love us.

Proud2Bme Poll: 75% of Readers Feel Pressured to Alter Their Appearance in the Summer

By Kaitlin Irwin--We received 115 responses for Proud2Bme’s July poll: “Do you feel pressured to change your appearance in the summer?” 75% of the respondents said “Yes,” while 17% answered “Somewhat.”

Challenging the Taboo of Menstruation

By Ariel Beccia--One of my first introductions into feminism was Gloria Steinem’s wonderful little essay, “If Men Could Menstruate.” The satire describes an alternate universe in which men, not women, get periods and the effects that this has on society.

5 Easy Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself

By Hilary Smith--We take ourselves for granted far too often. Our personal well-being and our needs tend to take a backseat to the needs of others.


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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.