Female Egyptian Activist Posts Nude Self-Portrait Online, Brouhaha Ensues

“In the United States, leaking a nude self-portrait is an embarrassing rite of passage for celebrities. In Egypt, it’s an act of political defiance. Aliaa Magda Elmahdy received praise and condemnation for posting a nude self-portrait and other nude photos on her blog as an act of personal expression.”

Source: The Washington Post 11/14/11