Women Are Covering Their Nipples With Male Ones on Instagram

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

You may have noticed slightly odd collages of women with male nipples on Instagram, but it's not just a digital copy/paste fetish. Women are actually protesting Instagram's censorship law. Instagram is known to take down pictures/accounts that show female nipples; Rihanna's @badgalriri account being taken offline in 2014 being the biggest case in point.

More recently, model Chrissy Teigen too faced the Insta-police. Her topless photo from a shoot for W Magazine was repeatedly taken off by the site. Here's what she had to say:

Scout Willis too spoke out after facing a similar issue:

Most Popular

Male nipples however, are free to roam instagram unabashedly. So, California-based artist Micol Hebron created a template of a male nipple, for women to place over theirs; to address the double standard. You can resize, cut and paste this viral picture on your own making them Insta-appropriate. Massive amounts of 'grammers are now using this to fight the confusing policy and #FreeTheNipple.

By Rijuta Agarwal

Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

What do you think?

Life
Share
If You're Big On Italian, You're Going To Love This Place...
Get your Tiramisu spoons ready!
Life
Share
"Whoever Said Feminism Was the Opposite of Femininity?"
Six incredible women share their perspective on the 'F' word...
Life
Share
9 Miraculous Workout Moves to Get the 'Best Body' in 1 Minute!
An ultimate guide to #InstaFitness!
Life
Share
Here Are 12 Funniest Reactions to the Snapchat Fiasco!
Poor or not, we're def rich in humour!
Life
Share
5 Secret Tips Every Fit Girl Follows!
Thank us later...
Life
Share
Get a Flat Stomach Super-Quick With This ONE Exercise
Recommended by Harvard doctors, this effective move doesn't even require the gym or any equipments!
Life
Share
Here's Why Sairee Chahal Set Up India's First Women-Only Job Portal...
...and how she did it.
Life
Share
7 Super-Gross Things That Happen When You Don't Change Out of Your Gym Clothes
Seriously. Get out of your gym clothes ASAP.
Life
Share
How Documentary Filmmaker Sabiha Sumar Crowdfunded Her Brilliant New Project
"Getting funding from any set of investors is a terribly trying experience—there's no circumventing the pain of the process in any...
Life
Share
Age Shaming (But In Reverse)
A whole lot of young people just don't feel as sprightly as the rest—and when you prefer staying in to slugging shots, every day is...