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caramac
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(10-07-2017, 02:21 AM)
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https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands...-unshaved-legs

Arvida Byström, who is also a photographer and digital artist, appears in a video and photograph promoting Adidas Originals’ Superstar range. Byström, who has described the norm for women to shave as “fucked”, has hairy legs in the images and says she has faced a vicious backlash as a result.

She wrote on Instagram: “Me being such an abled, white, cis body with its only nonconforming feature being a lil leg hair. Literally I’ve been getting rape threats in my DM inbox. I can’t even begin to imagine what it’s like to not possess all these privileges and try to exist in the world. Sending love and try to remember that not everybody has the same experiences being a person.”

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Ronin Ray
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(10-07-2017, 02:23 AM)
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What the fuck is wrong with people
Shaanyboi
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(10-07-2017, 02:28 AM)
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*sigh*

Fucking hell
Prost
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(10-07-2017, 02:30 AM)

Originally Posted by caramac

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands...-unshaved-legs



Pic NSFW ish

the pic isn't nsfw, lol. It's just a woman with unshaven legs.
chicken_pasta
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(10-07-2017, 02:30 AM)
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What the fuck. People are screwed up in the head.
Sai-kun
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(10-07-2017, 02:30 AM)
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Men are so weak lmfao
Akainu
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(10-07-2017, 02:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Prost

the pic isn't nsfw, lol. It's just a woman with unshaven legs.

Right. nsfl is more accurate.
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Earthbound64
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(10-07-2017, 02:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by Prost

the pic isn't nsfw, lol. It's just a woman with unshaven legs.

Yeah, seriously.
OP, where do you work?

Originally Posted by Akainu

Right. nsfl is more accurate.

Or with people like this.
Vic
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(10-07-2017, 02:32 AM)

Originally Posted by Prost

the pic isn't nsfw, lol. It's just a woman with unshaven legs.

Indeed lol. Let me post it:

Kayhan
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(10-07-2017, 02:32 AM)
Why is the pic NSFW?

Come on.......
kmfdmpig
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(10-07-2017, 02:32 AM)
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Some people are so ridiculous. A normal reaction might be to think "that's not my preference". Sending hideous threats over something so utterly inconsequential is so bizarre.
TraBuch
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(10-07-2017, 02:32 AM)
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I mean, I dislike hairy legs as much as the next guy, but come on.
hey_monkey
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(10-07-2017, 02:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by Akainu

Right. nsfl is more accurate.

nsfl? Tell me you're being sarcastic here.
MrRemyJe
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(10-07-2017, 02:33 AM)
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Originally Posted by kmfdmpig

Some people are so ridiculous. A normal reaction might be to think "that's not my preference". Sending hideous threats over something so utterly inconsequential is so bizarre.

People are fickle and social media was a mistake.
Kayhan
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(10-07-2017, 02:33 AM)
At this point I think some dudes just get off on sending rape threats.

Seemingly anything can prompt this disgusting behavior.
BackLogJoe
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(10-07-2017, 02:34 AM)
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Thats not my preference. But simply closing the browser window is sufficient. Jesus people.
sunshine and gasoline
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(10-07-2017, 02:34 AM)
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Sigh. People will keep on being assholes.
Earthbound64
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(10-07-2017, 02:35 AM)
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Originally Posted by TraBuch

I mean, I dislike hairy legs as much as the next guy, but come on.

Hi, I'm the next guy, and I have no issues with it.
Earthstrike
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(10-07-2017, 02:35 AM)
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Actually the pic is NSFW. It shouldn't be, but it is. NSFW simply means there's a chance you can be damaged at work if the wrong person sees it on your screen. Someone may have a really dumb boss. You know, someone who thinks like the people sending her death threats, or posting crude comments. The fact is, I could see someone reacting stupidly enough to that photo that it harms someone at their job. Though I will agree it is unlikely.

The real question is, at what probability do you draw the line between SFW and NSFW?
smokeandmirrors
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)
A challenge to all the man children giving rape threats:

Shave your legs on the regular and see how much you like it.
Earthbound64
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Earthstrike

Actually the pic is NSFW. It shouldn't be, but it is. NSFW simply means there's a chance you can be damaged at work if the wrong person sees it on your screen. Someone may have a really dumb boss. You know, someone who thinks like the people sending her death threats, or posting crude comments. The fact is, I could see someone reacting stupidly enough to that photo that it harms someone at their job. Though I will agree it is unlikely.

The real question is, at what probability do you draw the line between SFW and NSFW?

Yeah, the same could be true about anything.
What if someone with a tentacle fetish saw your avatar?
Hollywood Duo
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)
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Cmon breh
D i Z
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)
Those kicks are kind of live tho.
Volimar
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Kayhan

At this point I think some dudes just get off on sending rape threats.

Seemingly anything can prompt this disgusting behavior.


Sad but true. That and death threats. You could make a new type of smoothie and someone would send you threats over it. Too many assholes.
gatling
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(10-07-2017, 02:37 AM)

Originally Posted by Akainu

Right. nsfl is more accurate.

TraBuch
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(10-07-2017, 02:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Earthbound64

Hi, I'm the next guy, and I have no issues with it.

Congrats.
Chmpocalypse
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(10-07-2017, 02:38 AM)
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Originally Posted by Akainu

Right. nsfl is more accurate.

What the fuck is wrong with you, to make such a sexist remark?
Not
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(10-07-2017, 02:39 AM)
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Get used to leg hair, people. At least for women who want to keep it. The idea that women need to artificially modify their bodies to be beautiful is on its way out. It was only around for a hundred years or so anyway.
Keri
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(10-07-2017, 02:40 AM)
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Man, I have bad news for those guys if they ever expect to be a steady relationship: Your wife and/or partner is not going to shave her legs 100% of the time, for the rest of her life. You will be exposed to leg hair on a woman! GASP.
NintendoGal
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(10-07-2017, 02:42 AM)
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Originally Posted by Not

Get used to leg hair, people. At least for women who want to keep it. The idea that women need to artificially modify their bodies to be beautiful is on its way out. It was only around for a hundred years or so anyway.

I will say that once it gets to a certain length I shave it because it's just so itchy at that point, but that's about a year of growth so I suppose it's moot.
TraBuch
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(10-07-2017, 02:44 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keri

Man, I have bad news for those guys if they ever expect to be a steady relationship: Your wife and/or partner is not going to shave her legs 100% of the time, for the rest of her life. You will be exposed to leg hair on a woman! GASP.

There's leg hair, then there's hairy legs.
ApatheticDolphin
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(10-07-2017, 02:44 AM)
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I haven't shaved my legs in years. I actually like my leg hair. The fact that having leg hair means certain men will avoid me is a plus tbh
hey_monkey
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(10-07-2017, 02:45 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keri

Man, I have bad news for those guys if they ever expect to be a steady relationship: Your wife and/or partner is not going to shave her legs 100% of the time, for the rest of her life. You will be exposed to leg hair on a woman! GASP.

YEP

sorry, dudes.

Originally Posted by NintendoGal

I will say that once it gets to a certain length I shave it because it's just so itchy at that point, but that's about a year of growth so I suppose it's moot.

I hate the feeling against tights. I'll definitely shave when wearing tights. But many times I'd rather be doing something useful, which is literally anything other than taking the time to shave my legs.
Dishwalla
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(10-07-2017, 02:46 AM)
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So you don't find her attractive because she doesn't shave her legs but you'd rape her? I don't get it.
Not
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(10-07-2017, 02:46 AM)
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Originally Posted by ApatheticDolphin

I haven't shaved my legs in years. I actually like my leg hair. The fact that having leg hair means certain men will avoid me is a plus tbh

That's rad

Originally Posted by Dishwalla

So you don't find her attractive because she doesn't shave her legs but you'd rape her? I don't get it.

Rape isn't about sexual pleasure. It's an act of violence and control.
Akainu
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(10-07-2017, 02:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dishwalla

So you don't find her attractive because she doesn't shave her legs but you'd rape her? I don't get it.

Pretty sure rape isn't really about attraction though.
Crossing Eden
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(10-07-2017, 02:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Dishwalla

So you don't find her attractive because she doesn't shave her legs but you'd rape her? I don't get it.

Anyone who says they'd rape a person is a fucking idiot so no use trying to figure out the thought process of people so incredibly offended by the sight of hairy legs that they'd threaten to rape a woman.
8BitsAtATime
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(10-07-2017, 02:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keri

Man, I have bad news for those guys if they ever expect to be a steady relationship: Your wife and/or partner is not going to shave her legs 100% of the time, for the rest of her life. You will be exposed to leg hair on a woman! GASP.

Winter. They get to cover up so there’s going to be leg hair... I like it
clay_ghost
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(10-07-2017, 02:49 AM)
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Why would someone Rape who they deemed to be unattractive? The logic of these people cannot be comprehended......
Keri
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(10-07-2017, 02:49 AM)
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Originally Posted by TraBuch

There's leg hair, then there's hairy legs.

Yeah, hairy legs are going to happen for the vast majority of women, not infrequently. Here are some common occasions where women (even the women who regularly shave) skip shaving: It's the week of their period, they're not feeling well, they had to rush their shower, it's cold outside and no one other than their SO is going to see their legs.

All of the above can last a good week, easy.
Poketune
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(10-07-2017, 02:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keri

Man, I have bad news for those guys if they ever expect to be a steady relationship: Your wife and/or partner is not going to shave her legs 100% of the time, for the rest of her life. You will be exposed to leg hair on a woman! GASP.

You're implying these cum stains will ever have a good relationship with someone of the opposite sex
Chmpocalypse
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(10-07-2017, 02:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by clay_ghost

Why would someone Rape who they deemed to be unattractive? The logic of these people cannot be comprehended......

Again, rape isn't about pleasure. It's about hurting women. It's about control. It's about "teaching them a lesson".
Aiustis
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(10-07-2017, 02:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by ApatheticDolphin

I haven't shaved my legs in years. I actually like my leg hair. The fact that having leg hair means certain men will avoid me is a plus tbh

It was never something I did regularly. I like the feeling of waxing my legs but I don't like the hairlessness.

But those people were just looking for reasons to express how terrible they are.
jstripes
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(10-07-2017, 02:54 AM)
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People are shit.
Crema
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Originally Posted by Prost

the pic isn't nsfw, lol. It's just a woman with unshaven legs.

I think (hope) the poster was making a depressing joke. She posted that picture as part of her work, therefore not safe for work.
FiggyCal
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(10-07-2017, 02:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Earthstrike

Actually the pic is NSFW. It shouldn't be, but it is. NSFW simply means there's a chance you can be damaged at work if the wrong person sees it on your screen. Someone may have a really dumb boss. You know, someone who thinks like the people sending her death threats, or posting crude comments. The fact is, I could see someone reacting stupidly enough to that photo that it harms someone at their job. Though I will agree it is unlikely.

The real question is, at what probability do you draw the line between SFW and NSFW?

Right. If I was at work, I probably wouldn't want a coworker seeing that picture on my phone or computer. But its mostly because its kind of embarrassing.
Z..
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(10-07-2017, 02:58 AM)
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That's a bit contradictory, no?

How is this still a thing for some people, by the way? Nothing wrong with body hair.
NintendoGal
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(10-07-2017, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by hey_monkey

I hate the feeling against tights. I'll definitely shave when wearing tights. But many times I'd rather be doing something useful, which is literally anything other than taking the time to shave my legs.

I've never really worn that stuff, jeans/shorts and t-shirt for me, but I can understand how that could totally suck!

Even after I've just been soaking in the tub I'm STILL too lazy to shave my legs too! It's just so boring and pointless for the most part.
TraBuch
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(10-07-2017, 02:59 AM)
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Originally Posted by Keri

Yeah, hairy legs are going to happen for the vast majority of women, not infrequently. Here are some common occasions where women (even the women who regularly shave) skip shaving: It's the week of their period, they're not feeling well, they had to rush their shower, it's cold outside and no one other than their SO is going to see their legs.

All of the above can last a good week, easy.

I realize that. I mean, I don't think finding an abundance of body hair unattractive is some controversial viewpoint, is it? My ex rarely shaved, I dealt with it because we had a lot of fun together, doesn't mean I liked it when I went down on her and got a mouthful of hair.

It's not even a woman-specific thing. I think an abundance of body hair is unattractive whoever you are.
Paracelsus
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(10-07-2017, 03:00 AM)
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Actually, I thought the reason for threats was blatantly obvious in the OP

who has described the norm for women to shave as “fucked”

They took this as an emancipation "fuck you, men" kind of thing, and so on.

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