Pro Ana


Body Positivity Hasn't Defeated the Thinspo Blog

To find out why, we spoke to a teen running one of Tumblr's most popular pro-anorexia pages.


Does Censorship on Social Media Do More Harm Than Good?

When Instagram censored pro-eating-disorder terms, it resulted in a soaring increase of pro-ED activity. If bans encourage bad behavior, what's the better option?


How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days

At the time I was suffering most from the mental illness, everyone from my friends to my GP failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.


I Spent a Week Undercover in a Pro-Anorexia WhatsApp Group

The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".


How I Catfished a Paedophile Who Was Posing as a Pro-Anorexia Coach

Have pro-ana blogs become the new hunting ground for sexual predators? My experiences posing as a 15-year-old girl with a fetish for intense weight loss certainly suggest so.


Laia Abril's Thinspiration Photos Are Unbearable

The photographer looks at how eating disorders make a person self-destruct.


It's Time to Declare War On the Thigh Gap

A lot of things taste better than skinny feels.