Lizzo Unfiltered

By Catherine Mhloyi--Oftentimes we look to movie stars, TV personalities, and music artists to be role models because the ways in which celebs use their visibility can really mean a lot to us.

Empower All Bodies: An Interview with Jes Baker

By Chelsea Kronengold--I recently wrote a Proud2Bme post about the pros and cons of Lane Bryant’s #ImNoAngel campaign. The movement is “Designed to empower ALL women to love every part of herself,” yet Lane Bryant failed to include diverse bodies in this campaign.

My Big Fat Fabulous Interview with Whitney Thore

By Rachael Hershon--Whitney Thore first took the world by storm with her “A Fat Girl Dancing” videos, which showed the world that people are capable of doing whatever they love no matter their size. 

Consumption: Where Science Fiction Meets EDs

By Bailey Webber--An exciting, new film, called Consumption, is exploring the idea of food and how it affects our lives. The film takes place in a futurist society where food is outlawed, and humans survive on a supplement.

Shameless Photography: Body Positive Pin Up Girls

By Catherine Mhloyi--We all have our ideas and preconceived notions about what femininity is, but how often does that include women of all shapes and sizes, races, and ages?


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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.

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