WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT BREASTS?
Andrej Pejic, androgynous male supermodel, was featured on the cover of Dossier. Controversy arose when several chains emailed the distributor of the magazines, with a request to bag them with an opaque cover. Normally a man's chest isn't something one would have to censor, but the feminine styling of Andrej has left some feeling as though they are looking at a woman's chest.
Of course, if you're familiar with my opinions on this topic, you know that my reaction is immediately: So what if it was a woman's chest? What is so bad about seeing that? Neither deserve to be bagged.
But, I really appreciate the attention that this subject is getting, mostly because it highlights the fact that it is often impossible to tell the difference between a woman's chest and a man's chest, making it obvious how ridiculous it is that women have to abide by a separate set of rules.
I hope that this will cause many to reflect on their own opinions concerning nudity. Where do you personally draw the line concerning what you believe is appropriate for the public - and more importantly, why are you drawing this line? What is so wrong with the female anatomy that warrants the hiding of it?