Fight Stigma of Female Nipples With This Top That Looks Like Boobs

Female nipples are so out right now. Instagram doesn't want 'em. In most states, it's still illegal to wave 'em around even though the same standards of decency don't apply to men. And Facebook won't let you link to 'em in photos because decency, The Children, the female body is the root of all sin, etc. But a growing… » 6/23/14 2:00pm 6/23/14 2:00pm

Instagram Suspends Grace Coddington For Posting a Drawing of Nipples

Instagram, a photo sharing app based around the principles of whimsical photo filters and screaming whenever you even think about a human breast, is up to its old tricks: Vogue creative director Grace Coddington had her account suspended, then reinstated, after she put up a pencil drawing of herself topless. In the… » 5/19/14 5:45pm 5/19/14 5:45pm

Hey Everyone: Stop Giving a Shit About Naked Boobs Already

I assume, if you're reading this, that you are most likely a human being with eyeballs in a head on top of a torso with nipples on it sitting on a butt attached to some genitals and legs and feet. Or some approximation thereof, give or take a few limbs/eyeballs/genitals as needed. In that case, congratulations! You… » 10/15/12 4:15pm 10/15/12 4:15pm

Scandalous Nipple on Sears’ Website Has Unleashed Smut on Innocent Shoppers (NSFW)

Thanks to America's Puritanically fraught relationship with nipples, Sears has been forced to address public outrage over the fact that an image on its website's Exotic Apparel section that features a model's right nipple clearly visible through the purple mesh "babydoll" slip she's wearing. According to AdRants,… » 9/13/12 10:25pm 9/13/12 10:25pm

U.S. State Dept. Takes Issue With 'Nipple Cozies'

The U.S. Department of State's website has forums and a blogroll (aw) so that foreign service families can discuss and share their stories with the world. The site's tagline is "Careers Representing America," after all. In 2010, Jennifer Dinoia — an avid blogger and mother of three who has been a foreign service… » 5/17/12 2:10pm 5/17/12 2:10pm

People Mad at Cafe for Not Showing Enough Nudity

Usually it's people complaining that art shows too much skin and trying to bring more censorship into the picture. But there's a been a refreshing—if somewhat ridiculous—reversal at one Brooklyn cafe. The Tea Lounge, which is in the very child-friendly neighborhood of Park Slope, attempted to make itself less… » 1/23/12 10:20am 1/23/12 10:20am

Why There Are Bumps On Your Nipples

Those little bumps on the areola serve a purpose aside from making teens think their boobs are weird until they realize everyone has them. The areolar glands multiply during pregnancy and release secretions, so previously scientists thought they helped lubricate the skin for breastfeeding. Now they've found that they… » 10/13/11 11:20am 10/13/11 11:20am