Stasey, 25, is a new kind of celebrity; the kind who would give a publicist recurring nightmares with her commitment to total honesty. What painting naked women has taught me. Madonna topless: 'A triumph for women'. Free The Nipple: why do women want to walk around topless? An ardent feminist and promoter of LGBTQIA rights, Stasey is also an active supporter of the Free the Nipple campaign, which fights for women to be allowed to walk around topless in public and posted topless pictures of herself on Twitter last year, in solidarity.
And she publicly smacked down celebrity blogger Perez Hilton when he published stolen images of Jennifer Lawrence. But Herself. Caitlin Stasey. Photo: Getty. Her nude photos are astonishingly beautiful. She stands, looking backwards to the camera, with a slight curve to her stomach and a total sense of ease about her nudity.
Stasey is completely unashamed of her naked body and her confidence is so powerful you can feel it through a computer screen. She hopes that her project will inspire other women to redefine their relationship with their bodies. Let us take them back from those who seek to profit from our insecurity. Though it says a lot about us as consumers that Stasey opens up about sex, stalking, faking orgasms, abortion, religion, masturbation and having an open relationship in her interview on the site - and yet a naked photo of her is still the most controversial aspect.
What would be the point of hacking her iCloud now? Why would you bother sticking your camera up her skirt as she got out of car?
As Rachel in Neighbours. Photo: Rex. Obviously, none of those things should be happening to anyone in the first place. But after spending most of her life as an actress at the mercy of an industry that values physical beauty above everything else, it must be a huge relief for Stasey to have destroyed any interest in her naked form by simply removing the mystery.
We can only hope that as time goes on we see more women like her, who use their celebrity to further feminism without damaging their careers. Because no-one trusts me to babysit, I dropped out of high school and I really love truffles.
Telegraph Dating: Find your perfect match. Terms and Conditions. Style Book. Weather Forecast. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Friday 10 January Meet the actress putting her own naked photos online Clue: she used to be in Neighbours Caitlin Stasey has launched a new photography project, Herself, which depicts naked women - without the airbrushing, or hacking.
Rebecca Reid explains why this brutally honest woman should be your new feminist girl-crush Actress Caitlin Stasey has launched Herself. By Rebecca Reid. Related Articles. Photo: Rex Obviously, none of those things should be happening to anyone in the first place. Does her represent a direction that more bright young celebrity feminists might take?
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