Artist Spencer Tunick has battled Facebook and Instagram over its stringent "community guidelines" banning nudity for half a decade. Tunick, who organizes and photographs large groups of nude people around the world, first had his Facebook page disabled in after posting a carefully pixelated image of 75 women in Portugal. Apparently the color gradiations in the nipples were too visible.
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The U. Marine Corps is launching an effort to diminish an internal culture of sexism and misogyny—the same way it did with racism in the s—led by the women who have been battling the issues long before a nude photo scandal shook the entire American military. Female pilots, captains and majors are taking matters into their own hands after a secretive Facebook group called "Marines United" exposed male marines for sharing revenge porn and naked snaps of fellow officers, often commenting about raping the women featured in the leaked pictures.
The U. Today, we learned that many Marines are semper fi to misogyny as we learned about a Facebook group where male Marines, both current and retired, posted and shared nude images of female colleagues. Thankfully, the NCIS is currently investigating the group and the photos, which were accessible in a Google drive with a link that was posted to Marines United. The photos have been taken down.
The nude protesters outside Facebook HQ. Facebook's New York offices became the scene of what looked like an art installation when protesters lay down naked with images of nipples covering their genitals. It was actually a protest against Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic nudity.
Demonstrators, photographed by Spencer Tunick, bare nipples outside Facebook in censorship protest. About people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters on Sunday, as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic nudity. As dawn rose over the city, the demonstrators lay naked on the road, each with large images of male nipples covering their genitalia.
Earlier today, members of Ukrainian feminist group Femen staged protests across Europe as they called for a "topless jihad. Last month, Tyler posted naked images of herself online, with the words "I own my body; it's not the source of anyone's honor" written on her bare chest. The head of Tunisia's "Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice," reportedly called for Tyler to be stoned to death for her putatively obscene actions, lest they lead to an epidemic.
The Ukrainian activist group Femen has made headlines around the world by baring their breasts to protest against prostitution, exploitation and corruption. But can their naked stunts change anything, or are they just providing images for a sex-obsessed media? By Dialika Neufeld.
The Marine Corps Timesan independent newspaper focusing on issues involving the service, published an internal Marine Corps communications document with talking points about the issue, describing the social media network as a closed Facebook group with about 30, members. The network solicited nude photos of female service members, some of whom had their name, rank and duty station listed, the newspaper reported. A Marine Corps spokesman told the newspaper that military officials are uncertain how many military personnel could be involved.