Matt McGorry: Feminism's greatest weapon.
The Orange Is the New Black star recently took to Facebook to sound off on a society that "so heavily sexualizes women" in the only way he knows how. By taking photos of Miley Cyrus' and Chrissy Teigen's nipples (both of which have fallen victim to Instagram's strict policies on nudity) and Photoshopping them onto his own, of course.
Taking a page out of the "Photoshop the Nipple" protest, which calls on women to edit their own topless photos with male nipples, McGorry believes, "It should be up to the individual woman to decide if she wants to show them, just like men have the choice."
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And though the 29-year-old hunk admits he is new to the #FreeTheNipple movement, McGorry sure has a lot to say about the gender-based double standards women face on a daily basis.
"Part of the stand of #FreeTheNipple is about the right of women to claim what their breasts and nipples mean to THEM, and not have that be defined by how men and much of society decides what their boobies mean," McGorry wrote. At this point, if you're still clinging to the notion of 'well, that's just the way it's been,' then you might reconsider thinking of yourself as a rational and progressive person."
Now those are fighting words!
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"If you have breasts, you might think, 'I'm not interested in showing my niplets on social media or in public,' in which case you should feel free to keep ‘em swaddled! But shouldn't you support the freedom of CHOICE of the INDIVIDUAL woman to do this even if YOU don't want to? Like, even if you'd never be interested in joining a protest, wouldn't you think it's important to have the CHOICE to be able to legally protest, if one so chooses? The answer is yes," he continues in the lengthy statement.
The How to Get Away with Murder star is joined by Cara Delevingne, Rihanna, Scout Willis and Suki Waterhouse in the fight against nipple inequality.
"You might be thinking to yourself, there are way more important issues out there than women being able to expose their bumpy buttons whenever men can. But it's not just about getting an even tan; it's one piece of the puzzle of creating deep change in the way our society objectifies women and creates these different standards for men and women (and other genders). At the heart of it, it's simply about gender equality and equal rights," McGorry ends.