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These women got naked.

Image via Jezebel.com. Photos by Caitlin Stasey.
Image via Jezebel.com. Photos by Caitlin Stasey.

“With #yesallwomen and #freethenipple I was opened up to a whole world of women struggling for equality, demanding to be heard and finding empowerment through honesty and solidarity. I want to help demystify the female form, to assist in the erasure of coveting it, and to help celebrate the ever-changing face of it. We consider a woman’s sexuality so linked to her physicality that for a woman to appear naked publicly is automatically an act of sex and not for herself. There’s also a very specific construct of woman we are all used to seeing, and while those women are no less women, I was so desperate to see different faces, different bodies.” – Caitlin Stasey, one of the lead actresses on the CW’s Reign, on the launch of Herself.com, a feminist photography project.

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