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Out of the Cave: Why I'm Pro-Recovery, Not Pro-Ana

By Rachael Haskell--Imagine you are lost in a cave. It is damp and you can feel muddy water sloshing into your shoes, squishing between your freezing toes.

Stop With the Bodysnarking!

Miley Cyrus recently took to Twitter to call out mean-spirited critics who make fun of her weight. And she's not the first star to be put on the defense.

Beat Bullying: The Proud2Bme Anti-Bullying Week Guide

We asked, "Have you ever been bullied because of your appearance?" Nearly ninety percent of you said YES. It's time to change that. Have ideas? Want inspiration? Check out our guide.

Watch: Mirror, Mirror

Poetry and visual art tell one girl's story of body image struggles and the power of reflection.

Thick Dumpling Skin: How to Respect What's On the Inside

Lisa Lee and Lynn Chen knew from experience that food and body image problems were big issues in Asian American communities, but no one seemed to be talking about them.

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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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