Body Positivity

5 Extracurriculars We All Wish Existed

By Ariel Beccia--Oh, high school. These are the years that we’re supposed to acquire necessary educational skills, mature in our relationships with others and generally prepare for life ahead.

It’s 2016 and Disabled People Continue to Live on the Margins of Society

By Katrin Alyss--Many people don’t realize that living as a disabled person can be especially difficult, not because of the disability itself, but because abled individuals discriminate against us.

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.

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.


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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.