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Free nipples soaked up the sun in Austurvöllur on Saturday

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  • FREE Icelandic women and men gathered in front of the parliament building in Austurvöllur on Saturday to celebrate the Free the Nipple movement. Photos/Pjetur

Icelandic women and men gathered in front of the parliament building in Austurvöllur on Saturday to celebrate the Free the Nipple movement. Attendees enjoyed the warm summer weather, live music and speeches.

Read more: Icelandic "Free The Nipple" campaign takes over the capital

Free the Nipple is an equality movement focused upon the double standards regarding the censorship of female breasts and society’s tendency to sexualise the female body. It went viral in Iceland in March after a high school stu­dent was mocked by a young man for hav­ing posted a pic­ture on Twitter that showed her nip­ple.

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People enjoyed bathing in the sun on Saturday. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson

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Both men and women freed their nipples. Photo/Pjetur

 

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