August 2012: I am my body
- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On August 1, 2012
- 9 Comments
- Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar
August 2012 is here. The photo for this month’s Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is that of atheist writer and blogger, Greta Christina, who was one of the first women to agree to take part in the calendar.
When Greta was asked why nudity and the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar, she said:
Sexuality is one of the most powerful aspects of human experience, and the suppression of sexuality by religious or other tyranny can have devastating consequences.
Sexual freedom is an important freedom — but it’s one that commonly gets ignored or trivialized. When Aliaa Magda Elmahdy posted nude photos of herself in defiance of Islamist theocracy, she did something incredibly brave, and I want to stand with her and support her.
Here’s some other things Greta has written on the calendar and nudity:
By the way, here is her photo censored for Facebook since it doesn’t allow nudity…