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Women Are Fighting Boob Censorship By Photoshopping Themselves With Male Nipples

Nipples are nipples?

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Women who are tired of having their topless photos removed from social media have begun using male nipples to cover up their breasts.

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The idea was originally created by artist Micol Hebron.

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Hebron was frustrated with the way female nipples were hypersexualized while male nipples seem to be completely permissible.

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But since then, her original image has gone viral, and women have been affixing her "male" nipple to their photos.

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It seems to work pretty well.

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Can you tell the difference?

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Hebron's nipple design is just the latest nipply Instagram and Facebook protest. The radical Ukranian feminist group Femen launched a topless protest.

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And the Free The Nipple movement encourages women to go topless to desexualize women's breasts.

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There's even a film about it.

Miley Cyrus has been a big proponent of the campaign.

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Instagram says that "currently we don't allow nudity on Instagram."

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"This includes photos, videos, and some digitally-created content that show sexual intercourse, genitals, and close-ups of fully-nude buttocks. It also includes some photos of female nipples, but photos of post-mastectomy scarring and women actively breastfeeding are allowed."

Facebook similarly restricts nipples.

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"We restrict some images of female breasts if they include the nipple," reads Facebook's community standards, "but we always allow photos of women actively engaged in breastfeeding or showing breasts with post-mastectomy scarring."

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