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Video: "Perceptions"

This award-winning PSA was created by 16-year-old Savannah Dickson, who feels fortunate to have won her battle with anorexia and bulimia.

Members Are Talking About...

What's happening in the Proud2Bme forums this week?

Julie Zeilinger on Perfectionism, Body Hatred & Why Using Your Voice Matters

Julie Zeilinger is a Proud2Bme Advisory Board member and founder of the f bomb, a blog for teen feminists. Watch her speech from the Endangered Species body image summit, where she shared her thoughts on the intense pressures facing young women today and why we need to take body image struggles seriously.

Losing Sleep Over Weight Worries?

A new study shows that teen girls who think they need to lose weight have more trouble falling asleep than those who have positive body image.

Billboards "Take Back Beauty"

What do you do when you're sick of seeing ad after ad play on girls' insecurities about our bodies? Here's how two young women took a stand.

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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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