Breast http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31146/all en Keep breasts, buttocks under wraps, CBS tells Grammy performers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/keep-breasts-buttocks-under-wraps-cbs-tells-grammy-performers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Grammy performers have been told to cover up at Sunday's big music awards show, and keep their buttocks, nipples and genitals under wraps. Their politics can't show either.</p> <p>In a "wardrobe advisory," broadcaster CBS also asked musicians and audience members likely to appear on camera at the Feb. 10 Grammy Awards ceremony to avoid wearing brand names on T-shirts as well as clothing with political or activist slogans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/keep-breasts-buttocks-under-wraps-cbs-tells-grammy-performers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast Business Censorship in the United States Entertainment Hospitality Human sexuality Law Politics Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:30:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749291 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammy stars warned not to flash flesh http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/grammy-stars-warned-not-flash-flesh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US television network CBS has warned stars attending the Grammys music awards show at the weekend not to reveal too much skin, including breasts, buttocks -- or the dreaded "buttock crack."</p> <p>In an email leaked to media outlets including celebrity news website TMZ, the television giant also warned of "puffy" bare skin exposure around the genital region.</p> <p>"Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered," read the letter from CBS's Standards and Practices department to representatives of stars due to take the stage in Los Angeles on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/grammy-stars-warned-not-flash-flesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anatomy Breast Clothing Human Interest Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:46:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749419 at http://www.globalpost.com Topless feminist protest as cardinals hold conclave http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/topless-feminist-protest-cardinals-hold-conclave <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A topless feminist activist staged a lone protest on the edge of St Peter's Square on Tuesday as cardinals began a conclave to elect a new pope.</p> <p>"Pope No More!" the young woman shouted, before she was dragged away by several police officers.</p> <p>The woman had "Paedophilia No More" scrawled on her bare chest and "Pope No More" on her back.</p> <p>She also let off a pink flare -- a parody of the white smoke from the roof of the Sistine Chapel that will signal a pope has been elected.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/topless-feminist-protest-cardinals-hold-conclave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast FEMEN Nudity AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:16:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781296 at http://www.globalpost.com Topless feminist protest as cardinals hold conclave http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/topless-feminist-protest-cardinals-hold-conclave-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two topless feminist activists staged a protest on the edge of St Peter's Square on Tuesday as cardinals began a conclave to elect a new pope.</p> <p>"Pope No More!" one of the women shouted, before she was dragged away by several police officers.</p> <p>The woman had "Paedophilia No More" scrawled on her bare chest and "Pope No More" on her back.</p> <p>A second woman had "War No More" on her chest.</p> <p>They also let off pink flares -- a parody of the white smoke from the roof of the Sistine Chapel that will signal a pope has been elected.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130312/topless-feminist-protest-cardinals-hold-conclave-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast FEMEN Nudity AFP Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:30:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5781309 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia activist vows topless demo after fleeing captivity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/tunisia-activist-vows-topless-demo-after-fleeing-captivity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Tunisian activist who sparked controversy by posting topless pictures of herself online in support of Arab women's rights vowed on Monday to bare her breasts in protest, after being held captive by her family and beaten.</p> <p>The young woman, Amina Tyler, was speaking on Skype to Ukrainian women's power group Femen after running away from home, where she said she was abducted, drugged and beaten by members of her family.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130415/tunisia-activist-vows-topless-demo-after-fleeing-captivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amina Tyler Anatomy Breast Nudity AFP Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:02:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5816148 at http://www.globalpost.com Two charged over intimate Kate sunbathing shots http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/two-charged-over-intimate-kate-sunbathing-shots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The head of an Italian publishing group and a French photographer were charged this month over the publication of intimate photos of Prince William's wife Catherine sunbathing topless in France that sparked a furore.</p> <p>The photos were printed in two publications in September, one of which displayed shots of the former Kate Middleton half-naked having suncream rubbed into her buttocks by William at a private chateau in the south of France.</p> <p>The grainy snaps triggered an immediate furore in Britain, and the angry royal couple launched legal proceedings in France.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130424/two-charged-over-intimate-kate-sunbathing-shots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast British people Disaster Human Interest Nudity AFP Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:46:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5824483 at http://www.globalpost.com New York police called in line: women can go topless http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130604/new-york-police-called-line-women-can-go-topless <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>As the summer sun shines in New York, many city dwellers will head to Central Park to soak up some vitamin D. And if police see topless female sunbathers, they have been reminded to let them be.</p> <p>In February, the New York Police Department (NYPD) issued a somewhat unusual memo to its officers, and multiple reminders since then: a 1992 court decision states that women can bare their breasts without penalty.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130604/new-york-police-called-line-women-can-go-topless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast Nudity Toplessness AFP Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:33:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5851167 at http://www.globalpost.com Paris regrets 'severity' of topless protesters' sentence in Tunisia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130612/paris-regrets-severity-topless-protesters-sentence-tunisia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France on Wednesday expressed regret over a Tunisian court's decision to sentence three female European activists to four months in jail over their topless anti-Islamist demonstration last month.</p> <p>"While we hope for a measure of clemency, we cannot help but regret the severity of this sentence," said the French foreign ministry in a statement.</p> <p>cf/nou/hmn/fb</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Breast AFP Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:40:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5856721 at http://www.globalpost.com Paris regrets 'severity' of topless protesters' sentence in Tunisia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130612/paris-regrets-severity-topless-protesters-sentence-tunisia-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>France on Wednesday expressed regret over a Tunisian court's decision to sentence three female European activists to four months in jail over their topless anti-Islamist demonstration last month.</p> <p>"While we hoped for a measure of clemency, we cannot help but regret the severity of this sentence," said the French foreign ministry in a statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130612/paris-regrets-severity-topless-protesters-sentence-tunisia-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anatomy Breast Nudity Politics AFP Wed, 12 Jun 2013 21:41:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5856728 at http://www.globalpost.com Verdict expected in topless protesters Tunisia appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/verdict-expected-topless-protesters-tunisia-appeal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A lawyer for three European activists with women's topless protest group Femen, jailed for four months for baring their breasts in Tunis, said he expected a verdict in their appeal on Friday.</p> <p>"I expect a decision during the day, after the hearing" which was due to begin at 1030 GMT, Souhaib Bahri told AFP.</p> <p>He said the three young women, two French and one German, jailed on June 12 for an attack on public morals and indecency, had benefited from an accelerated appeals process. Appeals normally involve a delay of four to six months. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/verdict-expected-topless-protesters-tunisia-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anatomy Breast Nudity Politics AFP Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:10:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5863109 at http://www.globalpost.com French stamp inspired by topless feminist causes stir http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130715/french-stamp-inspired-topless-feminist-causes-stir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> "Marianne, who is represented bare-breasted, would probably have been a Femen in 1789" </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A new stamp emblazoned with the face of Marianne, France&#39;s revolutionary symbol, has caused a stir after its creator said it was inspired by a Ukrainian feminist known for topless protests.</p> <p>The stamp, unveiled by President Francois Hollande on Sunday&#39;s national day, shows the face of a youthful, dewy-eyed Marianne from the shoulders up, her long hair flowing down and her hand raised.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130715/french-stamp-inspired-topless-feminist-causes-stir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast Clothing Nudity AFP Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:32:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5884327 at http://www.globalpost.com Topless activist inspires France's new Marianne stamp http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130715/topless-activist-inspires-frances-new-marianne-stamp <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - A postage stamp depicting France's cultural symbol Marianne has touched off a flurry of controversy after one of its creators revealed it was inspired by a topless feminist activist who hacked down a Christian cross in Kiev last year with a chainsaw.</p> <p>The new stamp depicts a youthful Marianne, a symbol of the French republic, wearing a Phrygian conical cap but does not show her topless. It was unveiled by President Francois Hollande on Sunday as part of Bastille Day celebrations.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130715/topless-activist-inspires-frances-new-marianne-stamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast Clothing Culture Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 16 Jul 2013 03:33:52 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5884848 at http://www.globalpost.com French stamp modeled after Ukrainian topless activist raises ire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130716/french-stamp-modeled-after-ukrainian-topless-activist-raises <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS - The new face of France — or at least the official postage stamp for the President Francois Hollande era — is modeled after a Ukrainian woman who takes her top off to defend feminist causes.</p> <p>Not everyone thinks that's appropriate. The small, conservative Christian Democrat Party is calling for a boycott of the stamp.</p> <p>Hollande on Sunday unveiled the new stamp, meant to represent Marianne, a symbol of France since the revolution.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130716/french-stamp-modeled-after-ukrainian-topless-activist-raises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast FEMEN Nudity Social Issues The Canadian Press Tue, 16 Jul 2013 10:31:22 +0000 The Canadian Press 5885071 at http://www.globalpost.com Second photographer charged over topless pics of Britain's Kate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130802/second-photographer-charged-over-topless-pics-britains-kate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A photographer has been charged in a probe over topless photos of the wife of Britain's Prince William that appeared in a magazine, prosecutors said Friday, the second to face scrutiny in the case.</p> <p>The shots of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, sunbathing topless on the balcony of a private property in the south of France created a furore when they were published in the magazine Closer on September 14.</p> <p>The photographer was charged with invasion of privacy on July 26 , prosecutors in Nanterre, a city near Paris, told AFP.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130802/second-photographer-charged-over-topless-pics-britains-kate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast British people Disaster Nudity AFP Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:35:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5901090 at http://www.globalpost.com Kelowna, B.C., mayor surprised as woman removes top during interview http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130824/kelowna-bc-mayor-surprised-woman-removes-top-during-intervie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KELOWNA, B.C. - The mayor of Kelowna, B.C., found himself put on the spot when a blogger chatting with him about women's rights removed her top mid-interview.</p> <p>Walter Gray asked Lori Welbourne what she was doing when she told him to hold the microphone, took off her halter top and asked about his views on women baring their breasts in public.</p> <p>Welbourne began by citing the case of a New York City woman who took off her blouse in a restaurant, only to be told by the owner that her actions were against the law, except on the street.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130824/kelowna-bc-mayor-surprised-woman-removes-top-during-intervie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Breast Nudity Toplessness The Canadian Press Sun, 25 Aug 2013 03:31:29 +0000 The Canadian Press 5917160 at http://www.globalpost.com