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Would you take part in a mass naked lie down demo to highlight the erasure of women's rights?

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Jeeeez Sun 02-Aug-20 11:33:49

There's a small rumble on Twitter suggesting this as a way of women showing our vulnerability and refusal to be pushed aside. And a shock tactic obviously. Would you take part?

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slipperywhensparticus Sun 02-Aug-20 11:34:27

Naked? 👎

SunsetBeetch Sun 02-Aug-20 11:35:29

Absolutely not.

christinarossetti19 Sun 02-Aug-20 11:36:00

No. Not because of body consciousness issues, but because women are vulnerable and making ourselves more so by being naked won't change that.

SheWhoMustNotBeHeard Sun 02-Aug-20 11:36:32


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Cascade220 Sun 02-Aug-20 11:36:56

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WinnieLo Sun 02-Aug-20 11:37:05


I think it would be far better if women did not go to work. Did not make dinner.

Like in iceland in the 70s. All women simply downed tools and went on a march. Clothed. I think that's a much better idea.

JacobReesMogadishu Sun 02-Aug-20 11:37:13

Only if I can get an appt for a bikini wax first! 😆😆

tiredanddangerous Sun 02-Aug-20 11:37:43

Hell no. Surely nobody wants their naked body out there in social media land. I'm not sure public indecency is the best way to get the point across to be honest.

MrsWooster Sun 02-Aug-20 11:38:45

No. Our vulnerability isn’t based on us being naked.

truthisarevolutionaryact Sun 02-Aug-20 11:38:47

Why do women have to be naked before we are listened to? Ridiculous suggestion.

TransScandal Sun 02-Aug-20 11:38:53

No way

timetest Sun 02-Aug-20 11:39:12

Absolutely not.

BestestBrownies Sun 02-Aug-20 11:40:03

Fucking hell no!

I agree with @WinnieLo. Far more effective solution.

highame Sun 02-Aug-20 11:40:14

Weather dependant.

Much as though my old raddled body would look really terrible, I think I would, but then I'm from the generation that did believe in direct action.

I think young women might be more up for this but they don't seem the sort nowadays????

HDDD Sun 02-Aug-20 11:40:51

Really? Ridiculous idea

iklboo Sun 02-Aug-20 11:41:21

No. Definitely not. There'd be the usual mix of body shaming and objectifying wank bank posts. What would it achieve? Plus it's usually bleeding freezing or pissing down.

Like PP said - why do we have to be naked to get our point across? Are we not worthy of discussion if we're fully clothed? Is it really the only way to get derision attention? Like a toddler stripping off during a tantrum. Absolutely not.

SirSamuelVimesBlackboardMonito Sun 02-Aug-20 11:42:28

No. Mass lie down? Yes.

But I don't believe the most revolutionary thing a woman can do is take off her clothes.

Parker231 Sun 02-Aug-20 11:42:45

No - would make them look ridiculous.

Etinox Sun 02-Aug-20 11:42:59

Yes! I am quite the exhibitionist though and also think biology is at the crux of women's oppression.

VettiyaIruken Sun 02-Aug-20 11:43:40

Absolutely not.

Staplemaple Sun 02-Aug-20 11:43:52

No, I don't get the need to be naked, yes it might gather more attention, but not for the right reasons. It is sad that so many feel the only way we can be heard is to be naked.

PegasusReturns Sun 02-Aug-20 11:43:54


Marching would be a much more appropriate response.

Portnlemon Sun 02-Aug-20 11:44:10

Mindblowing. No.

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