Students Refuse to Pull Photo From Female Body Hair Exhibition

Why you need to know: Despite pressure from local residents, National Taiwan University respected the decision by a group of students not to remove an ‘erotic’ photo at a recent exhibition.

The News Lens
Date: 2016/06/08
By: Olivia Yang

Following complaints by nearby residents, the organizers of a photo exhibition raising awareness of

Photo Credit: River.ts

Photo Credit: River.ts

female body hair issues were asked last month to remove a photo showing pubic hair. Despite the pressure, school authorities did not force them to do so.

Twelve students from National Taiwan University (NTU) enrolled in a feminism course were asked a while ago to identify and try to change a current gender issue. After conducting a survey, the students found that “female body hair” was a problem for most people and decided to delve into the phenomenon through a photo exhibition. The team also launched a Facebook fan page, “Imagination of Hairless Women” (對女性的無毛想像), and issued a call for photos of women showing their body hair.

In an interview with The News Lens International, the Imagination of Hairless Women explained its approach.      [FULL  STORY]

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