What bigger issues does the seemingly frivolous topic of nudity point to today? There was a precise moment when I realised this. He offered me a tiny towel that only just covered the essentials. For there is a fundamental ambiguity in the nature of human existence: humans are originally naked for however brief a moment! Humans may be naturally naked, but we have used clothing to define our species, and to differentiate ourselves from each other. Nakedness is also conceptually interesting.
Aboriginal women from the remote Central Australian community of Ampilatwatja performing at a public ceremony in to protest against the Northern Territory intervention. In a speech honoring International Women's Day, indigenous rights activist Celeste Liddle spoke about women of the central Australian Arrernte Aboriginal group, to which her family belongs, and their representation on the Internet. Shortly thereafter, her account was suspended. On hearing this, I was outraged that Arrernte woman undertaking ceremony could ever be seen in this way so I posted the trailer up on my own page stating as such.
Facebook suspends users over 'nude' photo of Aboriginal women in traditional dress
Facebook has suspended the profiles of people who shared an article about Aboriginal feminism, because it contains a photograph of two Indigenous women in traditional attire. Facebook does not allow bare breasts in posts. Celeste Liddle, a feminist and freelance author, gave the keynote speech at the Queen Victoria Women's Centre's annual International Women's Day address, and a version of her speech was published by online publication New Matilda.