News Tagged with “Free The Nipple”

On March 26th last year, students, mothers and even politicians bared their breasts on social media and in public to protest nudity double standards.

Celebrating a year of #freet­henipple

23 Mar 2016 This Saturday is the formal anniversary of freeing the Icelandic female nipple, a day when students urged the women of the nation to bare their nipples to desexualise them and protest against the taboo that bared women's nipples have in a public space.

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Nipples, glaciers and pagans: a 2015 retrospective

22 Dec 2015 As the year draws to a close, Iceland Monitor takes a look back over 2015 and some of its most popular news stories for each month. Which is your favourite?

McGorry speaks out on #FreeTheNipple

9 Jul 2015 Matt McGorry, star of US comedy-drama series Orange is the New Black, has added his voice to the #FreeTheNipple campaign which dominated Icelandic news earlier this year.

Tne Reykjavik Metropolitan Police were notified of a naked cyclist at Austurvöllur square.

Man frees willy at #FreeTheNipple

14 Jun 2015 The Reykjavik metropolitan police was alerted at two p.m yesterday of the fact that a naked man was cycling around Austurvöllur square at the #FreeTheNipple event.

The sun shone on participants at Austurvöllur square.

Women gather in the sunshine for #FreeTheNipple

13 Jun 2015 Today, the #FreeTheNipple movement in Iceland organised an event at Austurvöllur square in Reykjavik to desexualise the female nipple. Crowds of women gathered on this sunny Saturday afternoon to support the cause in the name of feminism.

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Bare breasts and girl power

27 Mar 2015 The Free The Nipple cause caused an immense stir in Icelandic society yesterday, breaking down norms, raising questions and making a strong feminist statement. Women, men, girls and boys were united for gender equality. Mbl.is visited a few colleges in Reykjavík and interviewed students about what the day means to them.

A tidal wave of nipples sweeps Iceland

A tidal wave of nipples sweeps Iceland

26 Mar 2015 Today is a #freethenipple day in Iceland, a day in which a feminist wave has swept the country. The day was particularly celebrated in Reykjavik's Universities and colleges and an endless amount of women tweeted their support, and their nipples, including an MP. Here's a look at the day in pictures in which women went braless or topless to show their support.

"Shove it up your patriarchy" says MP Björt Ólafsdóttir.

A member of Parliament “Frees the Nipple”

25 Mar 2015 Björt Ólafsdóttir, MP for the Bright Future party participated in the “Free the Nipple” initiative today. Ms. Ólafsdóttir posted a photograph of her own nipple on Twitter with the comment “This is to feed children. Shove it up your patriarchy. #FreeTheNipple”

Should the nipple stay covered?

Students free the nipple

25 Mar 2015 University and high school students in Iceland will free their nipples tomorrow in support of a high school student who was mocked by a young man for having posted a picture online that showed her nipple.

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