Kate Gardiner, Audience Engagement Consultant, digital strategy specialist
What do you think of #freethenipple and the overarching conservatism towards female nudity on social platforms?
It's ridiculous. I investigated the issue in an episode of Flip The Script and I found the topic to be fascinating.
I'm upset at companies who censor women's bodies, but I also understand that this is a complicated issue.
Porn used to be the largest source of traffic on the internet, and now it's social media. That content has to go somewhere, so I get why companies need to make rules to ensure that they don't become hubs for erotica, but they also need to recognize when their rules are sexist. If people are so upset about nipples, why are women the only ones who are getting censored? Let's have a frank conversation about that.

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