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Embracing Nudity as a Form of Protest Against Society’s Body Ideals

For years, society has placed unrealistic standards when it comes to the human body. The media has perpetuated the idea that there is only one type of perfection and that anything else falls short. This has led to a multitude of issues, including body shaming, low self-esteem, eating disorders, and even depression. One way to … Continue reading Embracing Nudity as a Form of Protest Against Society’s Body Ideals

Naked in Public 4: Shakespeare’s The Tempest – nude in New York Central Park

Nudity has been used in theater for centuries, with examples dating back to ancient Greek theater. In fact, nudity was a common element in Greek tragedies and comedies, in which actors often appeared nude. In some cases, nudity served to portray characters such as gods or heroes who would embody ideals of physical beauty and … Continue reading Naked in Public 4: Shakespeare’s The Tempest – nude in New York Central Park

The “Naked in Public” Genre

“Naked in Public” is a subgenre of erotic literature that focuses on stories or scenarios in which one or more people appear or expose themselves naked in public. It is a type of literature often characterized by taboos, prohibitions, and the allure of the forbidden. In “Naked in Public” stories, the protagonists may be driven … Continue reading The “Naked in Public” Genre

NAKED IN PUBLIC 3: Free the Nipple Campaign

Similar to the FEMEN activists, the members of the “Free the Nipple” campaign often use their naked torsos as banners. Yet their goals are not nearly as diverse. Nor have they chosen the entire patriarchy as their adversary, but are working on one question: “Why are men allowed to show their naked torsos in public … Continue reading NAKED IN PUBLIC 3: Free the Nipple Campaign

Naked in Public 2: Nakedness as a form of protest (FEMEN)

On March 11, 2013, Tunisian Amina Sbou├» published a bare-chested self-portrait on her Facebook page. “My body belongs to me and is not the source of anyone’s honor,” she had written on her naked torso. In doing so, she sparked a furious controversy in Islamic-led Tunisia. She received death threats. A Salafist preacher publicly called … Continue reading Naked in Public 2: Nakedness as a form of protest (FEMEN)

Sandra Manther: Trust Walk

While in the German edition The second volume of the Gamma-Xi-Delta series was called “Blind Walk“, I have chosen the somewhat more precise term “Trust Walk” for the English version. Because I found out that for this kind of group dynamic exercise in America the term “Trust Walk” is more common. Since I use the … Continue reading Sandra Manther: Trust Walk