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On 8 March 2012, International Womens Day,

the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar


violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy:

was launched in homage to Egyptian atheist, student and blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy who posted a nude photo of herself, announcing the post on Twitter under the hashtag, #NudePhotoRevolutionary. She described her statement as screams against a society of

put on trial the artists models who posed nude for art schools until the early 70s, hide the art books and destroy the nude statues of antiquity, then undress and stand before a mirror and burn your bodies that you despise to forever rid yourselves of your sexual hangups before you direct your humiliation and chauvinism and dare to try to deny me my freedom of expression.
At a time when free expression and womens rights and bodies are under attack by Islamism and the religious-right, nudity is an important form of resistance and defiance. The women in this calendar stand firm in solidarity with Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and the countless women across the world who are denied basic rights, freedoms and dignity.

The Calendar is the brainchild of Maryam Namazie and has been designed by Sonya JF Barnett.

Join the Scream on Facebook: facebook.com/NPhotoRevolutionariesCalendar On Twitter: under the hashtag #NudePhotoRevolutionary Purchase the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar on: freethoughtblogs.com/maryamnamazie/nude-calendar
For more information, contact: Maryam Namazie BM Box 1919 London WC1N 3XX, UK tel: +44 (0) 7719166731 email: maryamnamazie@gmail.com freethoughtblogs.com/maryamnamazie maryamnamazie.com

Proceeds will go towards supporting womens rights and free expression.

UK

Mother & Daughter

Anne Baker & Poppy Wilson St. James


We stand here for love, kisses, democratic votes, the right to sign our names and our sex - XX

1 8 15 22 29

photograph by Julian Baker

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2 9 16 23 30 3 10 17 24 4 11 18 25 5 12 19 26 6 13 20 27
WORLD HEALTH DAY

7 14 21 28

Sonya JF Barnett
Canada

SlutWalk Co-founder & Sex Positivity Advocate

I am to be celebrated, not censored.

INTL WORKERS DAY

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

INTL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA

3 10 17 24 31

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

photograph by max+gna

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

English Teacher & Translator

Luisa Batista
The Netherlands

All human beings are equal and they should all have the right to express themselves freely without having to fear for their lives.

3 10 17 24

INTL DAY IN SUPPORT OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

WORLD REFUGEE DAY

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

photograph by Mark Neurdenburg

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

Dogma will never determine where I sit, what I wear, or how I live.

photograph by Adam Brown

Amanda Brown
USA

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24 31

INTL DAY AGAINST STONING

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

6 13 20 27

We Are Atheism Founder

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

7 14 21 28

photograph by Michael Rosen

Greta Christina
USA

I own my body. No strike that. I *am* my body. An no-one claiming to speak for a non-existent god has the right to tell me how to display it.

INTL YOUTH DAY

5 12 19 26

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24 31

Atheist Blogger & Writer

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

4 11 18 25

Emily Dietle
USA

photograph by Adam Brown

The unbridled dissemination of information places freedom within our grasp. Without free expression, how could we achieve this?

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

6 13 20 27

INTL DAY OF PEACE

7 14 21 28

Emilyhasbooks, Atheist Blogger

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN


INTL LITERACY DAY

1 8 15 22 29

Alena Magelat
Ukraine

photograph by Vitaliy Pavlenko

Our naked body is our challenge to patriarchy, dictatorship and violence. Smart people we inspire; dictators are horrified. Women all over the world come, undress, win!

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

INTL DAY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

3 10 17 24 31

INTL DAY DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

Topless Activist, FEMEN Movement

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

6 13 20 27

Campaigner & Political Activist

Maryam Namazie
UK

My body is not obscene; veiling it is.

INTL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

UNIVERSAL CHILDRENS DAY

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24

photograph by Ben Hopper

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

Mallorie Nasrallah
USA

I carry it with me wherever I go.

WORLD AIDS DAY

INTL DAY FOR THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY

2 9 16 23 30

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

3 10 17 24 31

INTL MIGRANTS DAY

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

photograph by Mallorie Nasrallah

Syrian American Photographer

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

Cleo Simone Powell


UK

photograph by Julian Baker

Why? Because I can.

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24 31

4 11 18 25

Mother & Actress

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

5 12 19 26

photograph by Grzegorz Brzezicki

Free thought in a free body.

Nina Sankari
Poland

3 10 17 24

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22

Feminist & Freethinker

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

2 9 16 23

Saskia Vogel
UK

photograph by Lucy Fox-Bohan

Policing nudity encourages a perverse relationship to the body, self and sexuality.

3 10 17 24 31

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

INTL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

6 13 20 27

7 14 21 28

INTL WOMENS DAY

1 8 15 22 29

Writer & Publicist

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

2 9 16 23 30

Maja Wolna
Poland

Irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, religion or culture we are equal. Personal dignity is a foundation of human civilization.

WORLD HEALTH DAY

7 14 21 28

1 8 15 22 29

2 9 16 23 30

3 10 17 24

4 11 18 25

5 12 19 26

6 13 20 27

photograph by Agnieszka Hodowana

Mother with Son

SAT FRI THURS WED TUES MON SUN

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