Do you know what a “pro-ana” website is? It’s not new, but the idea is considered just as dangerous as ever before. Pro-ana is short for pro-anorexic. As crazy as it sounds, yes, there are websites that promote anorexia as a good thing for some ungodly reason. It’s thought that there are over 500 pro-ana and pro-mia (pro-bulimia) websites. It’s because of this that opponents are working with social networking websites to combat the phenomenon. More on this subject here.
February 25th, 2008