Facebook community standards versus natural depictions of aboriginal clothes free life

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Last week we came across a post about an Australia web magazine whose Facebook page had been suspended after posting an article about the way that aboriginal Australian women are shamed for their nudity while the European female is celebrated. The account suspension and removal of the article suggests a real double standard when it comes to how the clothes free bodies of native/indigenous people and the bodies of people of color are viewed, versus the clothes free bodies of people of European heritage. Something we have written about recently in theblack history series.

The New Matilda article was based on a speech given by aboriginal feminist writer Celeste Liddle at the Queen victoria Women’s Centre on International Women’s Day. Liddle’s Facebook page was subsequently banned for posting links to media coverage in the UK of the original page ban. In her speech Liddle observed the double standard in…

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