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An interactive website where users can learn about their bodies; feel proud and comfortable in their natural shapes, sizes, and colors; speak out against impossible beauty standards; and share their experiences. It serves as a place for social commentary on body issues, redefining what the body really means and encouraging people to think of themselves first when re-imagining their perceptions of beauty and power.

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention (EDAP)
Provides facts and resources on anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders.

About Face
Website from a San Francisco group that combats distorted images of women in the media by giving popular ads a "facelift." About-Face promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach and activism.

Media and Body Image
A list of statistics relating to media and body image via

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
This non-profit organization's web site provides facts and treatment information about eating disorders, describes therapy and referrals for counseling, and reports on legislative news and insurance issues.

The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)
The NAAFA site is full of legal, health and size acceptance organizing info.

Women's Sports Foundation
A national nonprofit dedicated to increasing opportunities for girls and women in sports and fitness through education, advocacy, recognition and grants.

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