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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:05 PM

for the many women who have lost so much


For the Many Women Who Have Lost So Much

by Abby Zimet



This tattoo of a breast cancer survivor after her mastectomy, which Ontario-based collective Custom Tattoo Design posted on their Facebook page, has gone viral after Facebook kept removing it, citing their often incomprehensible rules on obscenity - like breast cancer isn't obscene. In protest, Custom kept reposting it - "We feel this woman is both brave and strong" - to show support for her and others like her. Yes. Facebook may have given up.

http://www.commondreams.org/further/2013/02/20-0

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Reply for the many women who have lost so much (Original post)
niyad Feb 2013 OP
Nay Feb 2013 #1
niyad Feb 2013 #2
BlancheSplanchnik Feb 2013 #7
leftynyc Feb 2013 #3
Helen Reddy Feb 2013 #4
niyad Feb 2013 #5
Le Taz Hot Feb 2013 #6
sheshe2 Feb 2013 #8
War Horse Feb 2013 #9
niyad Feb 2013 #12
marions ghost Feb 2013 #10
niyad Feb 2013 #11

Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:08 PM

1. That's beautiful. I have no idea why this was thought to be obscene. nt

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Response to Nay (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:16 PM

2. nor do I

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Response to Nay (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:19 PM

7. on the other hand, what FB *doesn't* think is obscene is....obscene.

This article is infuriating:

Does Facebook Have a Problem With Women?
http://m.guardiannews.com/lifeandstyle/2013/feb/19/facebook-images-rape-domestic-violence

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:18 PM

3. While I'm not normally a fan of tattoos,

this one is such a powerful message I can't possibly object. That is freeking awesome.

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:29 PM

4. What a spectacular tat!

 

It's quite exquisite.

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Response to Helen Reddy (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:31 PM

5. I am not a fan of tats myself, but can certainly appreciate the artistry of some--and

that one is beautiful

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:51 PM

6. So, here's a question.

Can she now go topless in public and if not, why not? Hmmmm. . .

Like those above, I'm not a fan of tatoos but this one is done REALLY well. Truly a work of art.

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:23 PM

8. Thank you, niyad.

The title of your OP is very moving. She is indeed a very brave woman.

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:31 PM

9. That's some powerful art

A relative of mine will appreciate this. Thanks.

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Response to War Horse (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:08 PM

12. you are most welcome.

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:33 PM

10. Wow amazing

what an inspirational act, and beautiful result!

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Response to niyad (Original post)

Fri Feb 22, 2013, 12:07 PM

11. . .

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