Some of them have seen that with their own eyes, Ellie says. She and her friend are not the only ones sending each other non-sexual nudes. Order by newest oldest recommendations. The current approach of telling young women not to take such photos is failing on both fronts: There was no indication that the man had shared the images, nor that their relationship had been physical. This double standard is felt keenly by young women, who are more likely to be told not take intimate images of themselves than their male peers are to be told not to share any they are sent.
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Images can be captured as screenshots but the sender is notified and doing so is seen as a social faux pas. But, being a nurse, she's hardly fazed, and it makes me laugh. The current approach of prohibition-as-prevention does young people of both genders a disservice, Watson says. But even the comedy nude selfie is a statement of sorts. You might be friends with the person when you send them your naked pictures, but what happens if you fall out? Many also initiated or enacted romantic relationships on social media.