TopFree OctoMom Nadya Suleman

TopFree, topless, semi-nude, nude??? Which is it?
Does it depend on whether you are a man or a woman in American society?

Nadya Suleman, aka Octomom, is once again in the news. It seems that she has been paid to have photographs taken of her in a state partial undress. She had pants on. Some people would describe the clothing as ‘panties’ in order to distinguish the commonly accepted words that are used for outerwear attire from the words used for underwear attire; they would claim that the word ‘panties’ is more descriptive of the clothing being worn by Octomom.

What phrase is most descriptive, though, for the pictures being blathered about Nadya Suleman?

Here, take a look at the wording being used in the stories being published; and, if you click on those headings, you will also be able to read the stories, look at the pictures and watch the videos:

‘I’ve lost 10 stone’: Octomom Nadya Suleman poses topless as she reveals she ‘pinged back into shape like a rubber band’

Nadya Suleman, ‘Octomom,’ Poses Semi-Nude For Cash (VIDEO)

Octomom Nadya Suleman Talks Nude Photos, Shoots Down Porn Offer Rumors

OCTOMOM, The Topless Photo Spread

Apparently, people are obsessed in the use of the word ‘nude’ as you can tell by the google search Octomom Nude.

I have said it before and I will say it again:
Why does it seem to be acceptable for men to bear their chests, but not women?
ref: Female Breasts, Freedom and Equality

And, as an aside, why do people make a fuss over the topic of nudity?

About Roland Louis Hansen

I have been: an organization development consultant; a college-level instructor of political science, psychology, and sociology; a public administrator; a social worker; an elected official; a political operative; a community activist; a union official; a shoe salesman and manager, a factory worker; a fast food restaurant employee; and, a custodian.
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