Jennifer Lawrence in Vanity Fair: The publication of nude photos a sex crime, not a scandal.

Jennifer Lawrence Vanity Fair cover by Patrick Demarchelier

Lawrence responds to critics who scolded that she should have never taken the photographs at all: “I started to write an apology, but I don’t have anything to say I’m sorry for. I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years.”

via Jennifer Lawrence in Vanity Fair: The publication of nude photos a sex crime, not a scandal..

Brava, JLaw. Victim shaming and blaming continues to be a huge problem in our rape culture society. I am happy that Miss Lawrence tells it like it is; she has nothing to apologize for. Those were private photos that she did not publish on the Internet. A personal moment made public, and all many can think is, “well why did she take them in the first place?” My question is, why not?

Monique Judge
Monique Judge is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. She drinks way too much coffee, has way too much yarn, knows her way around a good bottle of tequila, and loves gifts and surprises.

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