By Kim Drastal--You’re the kind of person who would do anything to make a friend smile, who would sacrifice something you wanted to do to help a relative and who would take care of everyone else before even thinking of yourself.
By Kaitlin Irwin—Earlier this year, Amy Jo Clark and Miriam Weaver of the Indy Starmused about the body-positive movement and how they just don’t really get it. These two women do understand that women want to feel more represented in popular culture and the media.
By Ellie Cahan--A turtle moves very slowly but steadily. It keeps moving toward its goal in small steps. Sometimes, it goes into its shell for protection or a rest and stays there for a while, regaining strength.
By Ashley M. Williams--Can you believe how fast the summer goes by? I can’t. September is the month when back-to-school mode is in full throttle. Although many of us hate to see the summer rapidly fade away (I am this person), I have to say that for me, the beginning of the school year can be one of the best times of the year.
Jennifer Potter, a jewelry designer from Key West, Florida, started a campaign around a piece that showcases women from all walks of life. The 14K gold necklace reads “keep going” and was designed to encourage all women who have been through struggle, whether with disease or eating disorders.
By Kaitlin Irwin--Female body confidence is at an all-time low. Upon hearing this news, I was saddened but not surprised. In an era of body positivity and celebrating diversity, it seems strange that women still have such low self-esteem.
By Ashley Michelle Williams--Social media has such a defining impact on our society, despite only increasing in popularity within the past few years. This is particularly true when it comes to young adults and eating disorders.
Proud2Bme’s Rock Star feature honors the work of young activists in the body image and eating disorders awareness fields. In this interview, Proud2Bme writer Dana Land tells us more about herself and the incredible activist projects she’s been involved with.