Breastopia

How the world sees breasts

How the world sees breasts

“I didn’t ask for them.” That was the first thing I told my mom when she forced me to wear my first brassiere. She tried to explain to me how wonderful it was to be a woman, how this body could nurture and give life. But I was ten. All I wanted to do was climb trees and run around. Suddenly, this body became my undoing. No more swimming with the boys in the rivers, no more sleepovers. It was a traumatic experience. And it was only the beginning.  My grand-mother found this picture lately. I was 6 and it...

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