Proud2Bme Rock Star: Brette Baughman

Over the course of NEDAwareness Week, Proud2Bme is honoring the work of five young activists.

Courage at Play: An Interview with Danielle Pinnock

By Michelle Zaydlin--Danielle Pinnock is an actor and playwright who is using her talents to make a difference.

Proud2B Outrageous: An Interview with Jessie Kahnweiler of ‘The Skinny’

Hi there! My name is Jessie Kahnweiler. I’m 30 years old, I’m an Aquarius and I have a series coming out called The Skinny.

Mental Health Matters: An Interview with Wear Your Label's Kayley Reed

By Laura Porter--Clothing can be a means of self-expression, a way to send a message to the world about your identity and your story.

Ask the Expert: An Interview with Dr. KJ

Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys is the author of "Dear KJ," a weekly advice column featured on


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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.