Many a feminist, by now, has upbraided the duplicity of breastfeeding women being shamed, while virtually in the shadow of hoardings, giving ample eye-suckle to passing heteroblokes. Scandal after scandal has broken on Facebook following its unilateral censuring of selective naked breasts, inciting free-the-nipple picnics and other breast-flailing expressions against slut-shaming. But the latest fracas involving Arrernte woman and writer Celeste Liddle, and the image of painted Ampilatwatja women performing ceremony, references more than just discriminatory publishing of naked breasts by Facebook and, by extension, the wider mediascape. There is a long history of settlers deriding the nudity of women elders that reflects more on their fears than on the women who were, unsettlingly, completely indifferent to their discomfort and offence. Her primitivism was thought to make her more libidinous. Her purported lack of marriage ceremony made her unprotected quarry.
Facebook suspends users over 'nude' photo of Aboriginal women in traditional dress
Aboriginal woman transported to hospital naked and handcuffed | Welcome To Country
In addition, the accounts of multiple readers who shared the story and image on community pages were also briefly suspended, and the prominent Aboriginal woman who delivered the speech, Celeste Liddle, has copped a hour ban from the social media platform. It remains there this morning, apparently without objection from the social media giant. In the New Matilda image which originally ran unpixelated, see below , the women are wearing dresses and ceremonial body paint, with their breasts exposed. The Kardashian image, by contrast, depicts the reality television star completely naked, with white paint covering her nipples.
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The incident is believed to have occurred in August The 40 minute journey also saw the woman passing menstrual blood during the time she was naked and handcuffed in the back of the prison van. Prisoner transport is undertaken by W. Inspector Neil Morgan was made aware of the incident at the time and is currently investigating whether or not any other incidents have taken place in the past.
Updated March 14, 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. 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.