Basically, to be told that you're brave for posting nude is an insult.
if you get naked on the beach, there are two responses possible:
1. WOW you look great!
2. Wow you're really brave...
Which do you want to hear?
As you may be aware, Amy Schumer recently came out on a nude calendar. She was instantly lauded with praises of her bravery.
There was a Victoria's Secret expo-thing recently. None of them were praised as brave.
Why is it only brave to show yourself when you're unattractive, and shouldn't you feel insulted to be called brave for it?
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What's brave about getting naked in front of a load of people who find you incredibly attractive? If you yourself feel unattractive then it's brave, but otherwise it isn't. Stepping outside the norm of what people deem as acceptable, being brave enough to go against the tide to be happy about yourself, that's brave.
Amy Schumer... well, I'm quite sure she felt good about herself otherwise she wouldn't be doing the shoot so I'm not sure how brave that is really.
There's nothing brave about doing what is socially acceptable and basically risk free.2
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