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"Bare Reality" Reveals More Than Breasts

Just in: Bare Reality uses photography and storytelling to explore the power of revealing yourself.

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Some pictures may be considered NSFW.

When I first started Jug Report, I had no idea how much I would be writing about the power of toplessness. I figured I would be posting mainly personal pieces and my thoughts on any scrap of news that could possibly relate to breasts and body image. Little did I know there was going to be an onslaught of breast-related news coverage, particularly in the…

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Narcissister’s True Face

Be sure to check out the most recent Jug Talk with performance artist Narcissister!

Source: Miss Omni Media
Source: Miss Omni Media

Source: Miss Omni Media

There’s something seductive about anonymity. On the outside, it’s mysterious and alluring – a secret begging to be found. But there’s also a sense of danger, a fear that you’ll regret the discovery. There is always a reason someone prefers to remain anonymous. There must be – right?

Choosing to be anonymous is entirely different. It offers a sense of security, the freedom…

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Summer might be ending, but Tit Bit Tuesdays are only just beginning. #tbt

As the summer begins to wind down, it helps to remember some of the more troublesome aspects of summer.
Summer might be ending, but Tit Bit Tuesdays are only just beginning. #tbt

As the summer begins to wind down, it helps to remember some of the more troublesome aspects of summer.

Olivia Wilde Joins the Breastfeeding Brigade

Olivia Wilde adds a unique story to the recent fight for nursing mothers’ rights.

Source: Glamour
Source: Glamour

Source: Glamour

Yes, you guessed it. It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and another celebrity has spoken out in favor of breastfeeding. Olivia Wilde, actress from The O.C. and Tron: Legacy, had the cover story for this September’s Glamour. The most trend-worthy part? The picture of Wilde breastfeeding her five-month son, Otis. Wilde explains: “Being shot with Otis is so perfect because any portrait…

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Tit Bit #6

Another Tit Bit Tuesday! Just because a shirt is low-cut doesn’t mean it’s “revealing.” #tbt #bodyimage

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As everyone starts thinking about what to wear to school or work (as the case may be), it’s important to remember that not everyone fits in clothes the same way. Just because a shirt is low-cut doesn’t mean it’s “revealing.”

This picture is from the spectacular Rampaige and her series Busty Girl Comics.

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Guest Report: Why Blaming Culture Doesn’t Work

Maya Stackhouse shares her thoughts on how people affect culture.

Source: Sheena

Maya Stackhouse, a Denver native studying anthropology and economics at Barnard College, shares her thoughts on how people affect culture. She may not consider herself a writer, but she definitely has a lot to say.

pagvertThis is not going to be a media-bashing, underdog-cheering, “why can’t we all just get along” fem-bot spiel. When I read Jug Report’s reviewof Samm Newman’s Instagram rejection, I was…

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Q&A with Meghan Trainor

Wanna know more about Meghan Trainor’s “thick bottom sound”? Check out my Q&A with her!

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Last summer, it felt as if every conversation led to an impassioned analysis of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” The song was played constantly and seen as surprisingly topical. At least, it fit well as a negative example for countless social justice issues, and only selectively as a positive one. The song became iconic through its infamy. But the candidate for this summer’s song has material…

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Tit Bit #5
Haha, you’ll never guess my size - it’s off the grid.

Is Getting Naked With Strangers More Intimate Than Kissing?

Remember Tatia Pilieva’s “First Kiss”? Here’s its more intimate cousin.

Source: news.com.au

Since it was posted on March 10, 2014, Tatia Pilieva’s “First Kiss” has had over 87 million views. Pilieva’s description of the short black and white film is very simple: “We asked twenty strangers to kiss for the first time…” The film went viral, with countless parodies and commentaries. There was even a filmwith 20 strangers who “weren’t models.” A lot of people did seem to have an issue with…

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