Category Archive: Aliaa Magda Elmahdy

Apr 02 2012

April 2012

April12_uncensored

April 2012 is here – the first month of the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar. The photo is of mother and daughter Anne Baker and Poppy Wilson St. James. Mother Anne Baker says she joined the ‘scream’ and Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar because ‘men in frocks  constrain, control and intimidate women the world over  in the …

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Mar 26 2012

Dim-witted idiocy or revolutionary? In defence of nude protest

Azar Majedi of the Organisation of Women’s Liberation – Iran has attacked the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar and supporting video of Iranian women as being similar to the tabloids (namely the Sun’s page 3), ‘dim-witted idiocy’ and ‘buffoonery’ and Golshifteh Farahani’s nudity as ‘commercial’ whilst supporting Egyptian blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy’s nudity. In her attacks …

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Mar 08 2012

Pour défendre la protestation nue

IN FRENCH ON NUDE PHOTO REVOLUTIONARY CALENDAR Voici une interview que j’ai faite avec NOW Libanon ce dimanche au sujet du Calendrier révolutionnaire de photos nues et la réponse à l’attaque de Azar Majedi contre le calendrier et une vidéo de soutien intitulée « Idiotie stupide ou révolutionnaire : Pour défendre la protestation nue ». Parler …

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Mar 08 2012

Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is Here!

To download the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar, click here. En Francais تقویم انقلابیون برهنه On 8 March 2012 International Women’s Day, the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar 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. …

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Feb 29 2012

Tomorrow is last day for Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar submission

The Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is coming along beautifully. It will be published here on 8 March, International Women’s Day. If you are submitting a photo, it has to be in no later than tomorrow morning. This is your last chance to submit one. By the way, thanks to all those who have submitted photos …

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Feb 17 2012

Join the screaaaammmm

To mark 8 March 2012, International Women’s Day, a Nude Photo Revolutionary calendar is being published in homage to Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, who in November 2011 posted a nude photo (featured) of herself on her blog as ‘screams against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy’. At a time when women’s rights …

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Feb 16 2012

My nude photo

I just had my photo taken for the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar today by the brilliant photographer Ben Hopper. It was more difficult than I ever imagined on so many different levels… More on this though when the calendar is launched. If you are interested in submitting a photo in homage to Egyptian atheist Aliaa …

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Jan 18 2012

We need nudity: In support of Golshifteh Farahani

Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani has posed nude for a Madame Le Figaro magazine photoshoot in a move that is seen to defend freedom of speech and oppose the strictures against women. I unequivocally support Golshifteh Farahani. We need nudity now more than ever to break the hold of Islam and Islamism in our lives particularly …

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Dec 14 2011

Reminder: Call for submissions for Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar

I just wanted to give everyone an update on the Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar in support of Egyptian student, atheist and blogger, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, 20, who posted nude photos of herself on her blog to show her ‘screams against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy’. As I mentioned before, there …

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Dec 07 2011

Nude revolutionary calendar in the press

See today’s International Business Times UK report on the Nude ‘revolutionary’ calendar homage to Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, the naked blogger.

Dec 07 2011

A few more details on #nudephotorevolutionaries calendar

Thanks to the women and men who have expressed an interest in submitting photos for the #nudephotorevolutionaries Calendar. We’ve received a huge amount of interest in the project. Those who have already agreed to submit nude photos include SlutWalk co-founder Sonya JF Barnett, blogger Greta Christina, campaigner Maryam Namazie, comedian Shabana Rehman, philosopher Daniel Salvatore …

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Dec 06 2011

Send in submissions for a #NudePhotoRevolutionaries Calendar

Student, atheist and blogger, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, 20, posted nude photos of herself on her blog to show her ‘screams against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy’. Showing her body, particularly at a time when Islamists in Egypt are securing power, is the ultimate act of rebellion. Don’t forget Islamists despise …

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Dec 01 2011

I say burn the veil

The wonderful atheist Egyptian blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy has called on men to veil in solidarity with women. Men in Iran have done this before as well [see featured photo - man's T-shirt says: down with patriarchy]. The veil’s oppressive; it’s a form of control. Rather than having men wear it too, we need to …

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Nov 23 2011

I would rather be naked than silent…

From Firoozeh Bazrafkan

Nov 22 2011

She is… Blasphemy Day by Nesrine

Hassan Radwan just sent in the following translation – It’s not subtitled but this is my translation below – btw the narrator is Nesrin is a Lebanese member of CEMB and bornwithoutreligion is the woman in the video:

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Nov 22 2011

Calling All Nude Photo Revolutionaries

Remember Calendar Girls when a group of women posed nude to raise money for charity? As a follow up to the photo of Israeli women who stripped in solidarity with Egyptian blogger Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, why not make a calendar of Nude Photo Revolutionaries in homage to Aliaa and also to raise awareness on free …

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Nov 20 2011

Love without limits: Homage to Aliaa Magda Elmahdy

Dozens of Israeli women stripped in support of Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, the Egyptian blogger who posed nude as a scream against Islamism.

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Nov 20 2011

Screams against Islamism

‘I will be celebrating my 27th birthday in a few days and as I enter into a new year of my life, I think it is time to renounce religion openly…The CEMB is doing a great job by providing a forum for Ex-Muslims and taking a stand against the brutality of this religion.’ – Hassan …

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Nov 18 2011

Aliaa is not obscene; you are!

The disgusting Islamists have taken legal action against Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and her blogger boyfriend for ‘violating morals, inciting indecency and insulting Islam’.

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Nov 18 2011

Nude photo of Egyptian blogger is a scream against Islamism

Student, atheist and blogger, Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, 20, posted naked pictures of herself on her blog to show her “screams against a society of violence, racism, sexism, sexual harassment and hypocrisy”. Showing her body particularly at a time when Islamists in Egypt are trying to secure power is the ultimate act of rebellion. Don’t forget …

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