By now, you've probably heard of the notorious, secret female-only Australian Facebook group Bad Girls Advice BGA , a place where "women can be themselves. They trolled a Sydney man last year for offending one of their own. Since then, membership has quadrupled to over , But what members haven't been told is that late last year administrators of the page shared nude pics with a rival blokes-only group as a kind of "peace offering" to keep the men away. The two groups often clash online. According to a leaked BGA admin conversation, the photos - originally posted by women for women in a 'body positive' thread - were sent to the men to the men after a dispute.
If you've ever sent or received a sext, you're not alone. That number may even be higher now, as the study came out just as Snapchat, then an ephemeral multimedia messaging platform built around disappearing photos and video, was taking off. This is a judgment-free zone. If you want to send a nude and have a willing participant , then send a nude. Human bodies are beautiful! But it's also totally normal to want to maintain control of the way your nudes are seen and distributed. The only way to truly control your nude distribution is to do it yourself.
Instagram celebrity Nude Yoga Girl is inspiring women to embrace their bodies as they are. Since , the anonymous photographer and model popularly known as Nude Yoga Girl has been sharing artistic, nude, self-portraits on Instagram -most of which capture her in the middle of a super-challenging yoga pose. The images are raw and real and are often paired with captions that promote self-love.
Many young people are aware of the risks of sending naked selfies, but often choose to do so anyway because they see it as a fun and normal part of relationships, a study to be highlighted at the ESRC Festival of Social Science has shown. The report found that children, some as young as 12, are sharing these photos - and for many of the study group, consisting of people who had shared naked photos under the age of 18, it was a natural way of exploring their sexuality and something they did with a trusted partner. Some however were coerced and threatened, often by strangers they had met online.