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‘Genderless Nipple’ Account on Instagram Challenges the Double Standard

Instagram’s nipple censoring policy has sparked plenty of debate, specifically around the double standards between men and women.

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First there was the #FreeTheNipple gender equality campaign championed by Miley Cyrus and Chrissy Teigen, and now there is Instagram account @Genderless_Nipples, which is taking on the policy one extreme nipple pic at a time.

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The account’s mission statement is described in the bio as: ‘Men are allowed to show their nipples, women’s get banned. Support ALL genders! Let’s change this policy!’

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Every post shared on the account is of a nipple, just one at a time, photographed in an extreme close up.

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Each pic features a caption about equality, like ‘No one is free when others are oppressed’ or ‘People of quality do not fear equality’.

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Effectively making their point, it is impossible to tell while of the body parts belong to men and which belong to women.



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It also addresses the absurdity of nipples being more closely censored than other forms of graphic material on the site..

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‘We don’t understand that violence in any kind of form is legal, while female nipples aren’t,’ the group said.



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So far, their cause seems to be doing exactly what they intended.

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The moderators of the site have left every photo untouched, except one: a male nipple, which they removed for violating the policy.

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