A Korean YouTube star, who said she was forced to pose nude and groped while doing it, is now receiving online hate after her statements appear to contradict her text messages to a person in-charge of the photo studio. Last 16 May, Yang Ye Won shocked Korea when she uploaded a video in which she tearfully said that was forced to do nude photoshoots and she was groped and touched by men intimately during the photoshoots. Her revelation, which now has six million views, added fuel to the growing Me Too movement in Korea, which began this year and toppled some Korean celebrities. Yang Ye Won posted the video after her nude photos were posted on adult websites in Korea. The photoshoots were done in
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When most people think about lack of inclusivity in the beauty industry, their first thoughts are cultural appropriation, lack of foundation shade ranges, or insulting shade names. For women of color, who have to face these realities more than anyone else, it's so much more. And leave it to Jackie Aina to bring those concerns to the forefront with her massive platform. Absolutely not. The results were embarrassing, and yet again, Aina exposed the beauty industry for its narrow-minded ways. She knows just about everything beauty- and makeup-related, really.
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A prominent YouTube blogger has apologised for "manipulating" women into sending him images of themselves to him on social media. By manipulating them in this manner, and acting completely inconsiderately of their feelings as I asked for these pictures, I have violated their trust and my girlfriend's trust. This is hypocritical, pathetic and unacceptable behaviour, which is why I'm choosing to make this a public statement, in order to pledge to become a better man and, hopefully, encouraging the young men who follow me not to emulate my behaviour.
On a crisp Sunday morning June 1 , the nude protesters lay down on the road, covering their genitals with large images of male nipples. Yet, if Facebook and Instagram want to be platforms for artists, they need to modify their current overbroad ban on photographic nudity, which harms artists who work with the human body, especially those exploring issues of gender and identity. We urge the company to adopt an art-friendly policy developed with the help of a group of global stakeholders, such as arts advocates, historians, curators and artists.