Ash Thoms

Ash is a college student studying the French and English languages and working as a writing consultant for the university-funded writing assistance center. They are an advocate for mental health and gender nonconforming people currently working on a research project regarding gendered language on college campuses. Ash is initiating the creation of a support group on their college campus for those who suffer from eating disorders. 

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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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