Pointless Shame: The English-Speaking World’s Issue With Women’s Breasts

“A reflection on the useless taboos that surround female nudity.

The tragic story of Amanda Todd is making the rounds. In seventh grade she met a guy online who told her she was beautiful and successfully persuaded her to flash her breasts during a video chat. He contacted her months later, having somehow figured out her identity, and tried to blackmail her with a screenshot. She shared her story in a heartbreaking video, chronicling how the photograph of her breasts was circulated among peers. It prompted merciless bullying.”

via Pointless Shame: The English-Speaking World’s Issue With Women’s Breasts – Conor Friedersdorf – The Atlantic.

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