The case began in February when the mother of a Wake Forest teen reported nude pictures of her daughter were being shared on the website. The sharing of nude images of anyone underage engaged in sex is considered second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor under North Carolina law. The warrant also says investigators are treating the cases as possible cyber-bullying.
Wielding her wit and insight like a detective in a TV crime drama with a UV torchlight, award-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby traces the nude in art back to its classic depictions of male strength and feminine vulnerability, examining the earliest portrayals of the nude in art that created rigid ideals of the body that are still with us today. In doing so, she disturbs unspoken layers of gender power play and unconscious messaging. Walking boldly between artful humour and accessible art analysis, Nakedy Nudes is entertaining and full of surprises — and in true Gadsby style, it gets you thinking.
But the nude in art is also gets us thinking about big questions at the heart of who we are today: questions about beauty, desire, truth, mortality and power. From the tenderness of a solo violin to the raw emotion of a symphony orchestra, this album showcases music of total intimacy and wild abandon, giving glimpses into human emotion — and our responses to those questions — from the Baroque to the present day. Skip to main content.
The objective of this disturbing sleuth work is to root out the extent of a nude-photo sharing scandal that has rocked the Corps, embarrassed its leaders and spread to other military services. And the sheer scope of the material is daunting. What began as a response to military members posting nude photos online has morphed into a growing criminal investigation that now includes 21 felony cases and more than 30 others referred to Marine commanders for possible administrative action.
A former congressional staffer was indicted Thursday on charges that he spread nude and embarrassing images online of his lawmaker boss, the delegate to Congress from the US Virgin Islands. According to court documents, Juan McCullum took "private, nude images and videos" from the cellphone of Del. Stacey Plaskett in March after offering to "assist the delegate in repairing her malfunctioning, password-protected cellular phone by taking her iPhone to a local Apple store.
Facebook announced new steps to fight revenge porn on its platforms on Friday, including the option to "provide a photo proactively to Facebook ," so that it does not get shared more widely. The company outlined multi-pronged strategies to deal with non-consensual pornographic content, and flag it before intimate material is reported on Facebook or Instagram, Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety, wrote in a statement announcing the initiative. Remarkably, the company outlined an "emergency option to provide a photo proactively to Facebook, so it never gets shared on our platforms in the first place," Davis wrote.