Sunday, January 20, 2013

Nurse In

Firstly pardon this post as it is being composed on my phone as I am laid up at the moment.

Once again there is a media storm about breast feeding in public. while thankfully it is now almost universally accepted that women should have the right to breastfeed their infants whenever needed, we still have the screwed up view that womam's breasts are first sex objects and second have a feeding and nurturing function.

An attitude that plays only into commercial interests and objectifies women.

Response to one commentator's views is to hold a "nurse in" at the television studio. Like a number of studios nowdays this one  has as a backdrop a busy Sydney street. So the plan is for women to stand near the glass and feed their children.

In my view women should reclaim their breasts and they should be free to breast feed or go top free when ever they wish. If a man can walk though the city without a shirt then so should women. Breasts are only errotic because we have made then so though selected covering which has fetishized the display of female nipples.

So good luck ladies on your protest.