It's much too simple a reaction to call Americans prudes or refer them as "islamitic" attitudes is that a word by the way? Summer is approaching, which means sun, sand and swimming! A straw poll in the UK also suggests it's equally de rigueur: In Europe nudity on the TV is no big deal. Subscribe to Pint Size Gourmets Looking for the latest in family travel and the best kid-friendly foods and recipe from around the world?
Who gets to decide anyway how one should look like to be acceptable in the eyes of the happy few?
Swimming Topless – Inappropriate for Girls or Not?
So the answer is apparently that the women in question were not trained to make themselves feel ashamed of their bodies, and in you culture, apparently they are. At home we have a back yard with a 8 foot fence around it. You should not try to teach others that they should make themselves feel ashamed to conform to the values you were taught. Sam fellow on July 27, First, an increased concern over health and the dangers of skin cancer; second, the "pornified" perception of topless women indeed Elle suggests the death of the monokini — ie swimming briefs — was linked to the idea that topless women are seen as "loose" ; and third, the rise of breast-affiliated activism — chiefly Femenwho use their naked breasts as a means of attracting attention to various causes, and Free the Nipplea recent campaign that encourages women to go topless to end the stigma surrounding female bodies.