What can I say, it was a busy day for boobs. But Albury is clear that the issue should be principally approached from the perspective not of criminality, not of prohibition, but of harm minimisation. In an organisation called ThinkUKnow — a partnership between the Australian federal police, NineMSN, and Microsoft Australia, among others — produced a two-minute video warning young people about the dangers of sexually charged or explicit photos. They did not use that term themselves, describing it as inherently negative, even sinister: Taking naked photos - either for sending privately, social media, or oneself, can be fun, sexy, liberating and radical act, writes Amy Gray. But I exist in the world. But she sometimes worries that those she has sent in the past may one day be circulated without her consent.
A casual glance at image-hosting site Imgur illustrates this perfectly.
Naked girls take pictures of themselves
As someone whose longest relationship has been with self-loathing, the act of photographing myself has helped me find acceptance and confidence. The year of moon missions, marijuana and mega-hub airports. This double standard is felt keenly by young women, who are more likely to be told not take intimate images of themselves than their male peers are to be told not to share any they are sent. But I exist in the world. But this generation gap is one reason the issue feels so fraught: