P rivacy is a privilege. It is rarely enjoyed by women or transgender men and women, queer people or people of color. When you are an Other, you are always in danger of having your body or some other intimate part of yourself exposed in one way or another. A group of teenagers driving by as a person of color walks on a sidewalk shout racial slurs, interrupting their quiet. For most people, privacy is little more than an illusion, one we create so we can feel less vulnerable as we move through the world, so we can believe some parts of ourselves are sacred and free from uninvited scrutiny. The further away you are from living as a white, heterosexual, middle-class man, the less privacy you enjoy — the more likely your illusions of privacy will be shattered when you least expect it. For celebrities, privacy is utterly nonexistent. You are asked intrusive questions about your personal life. You can be photographed at any moment. Your family is investigated, photographed or harassed daily — parents, children, sometimes even siblings also losing any semblance of privacy simply because you share the same blood or name.
Shocking photographs of Democrat Katie Hill posing naked with a tattoo of what appears to be a Nazi-era Iron Cross on her bikini line while smoking a bong and making out with her young female aide have been obtained exclusively by DailyMail. The congresswoman, 32, was also pictured naked brushing the young woman's hair, who DailyMail. Hill's wild lifestyle has been laid bare in a cache of texts and intimate photographs obtained by DailyMail. Katie Hill, 32, has been seen in a series of shocking photographs obtained exclusively by DailyMail. One of the most scandalous photographs, shows a naked Hill holding a giant bong filled with a murky brown liquid, taken on September 11, The congresswoman, 32, was also pictured kissing her female staffer, who DailyMail. Desjardins began a relationship with Hill and Heslep shortly after she started working for Hill in , before the three-way affair broke down this summer. Hill was seen naked brushing Desjardins' hair. The picture was taken during a holiday to Fairbanks, Alaska the three took together, according to a source close to the throuple. In a letter to her constituents on Wednesday, Hill admitted the relationship with Desjardins pictured with Hill and Helsep in December while rock climbing.
Skip navigation! Story from Tech. Madeline Buxton. Some people say the only way to stop online harassment is to stop going online. Well, we aren't going anywhere. Reclaim Your Domain is Refinery29's campaign to make the internet and the world outside of it a safer space for everyone — especially women. Celebrity hackings that result in the sharing of nude or intimate photos online are becoming a disturbing norm.
While a breach of a celebrity's privacy is newsworthy, the stars are far from alone. According to the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative , revenge porn, or, more accurately, nonconsensual pornography, can be defined as the "the distribution of sexually graphic images of individuals without their consent.
If you're concerned that your own nude or private photos have been shared online, there's a way to find out — and steps you should take to remove them. You can search your name on Google and see what shows up, but a reverse image search within Google Image is a more precise way of looking for an image. Go to Google Images and click the camera icon in the search bar to "search by image. From here, you'll be able to paste the URL to an image or upload an image. The latter, of course, requires you to have the nude photo you're looking for in your camera roll or on your computer.
If you do find said nude or private photo in search results, you should document the photo immediately by taking screenshots of the full webpage where it is posted and the image search. You will need these to report the photo to Google, which you can do by filling out this form. When asked about the type of content you want removed, choose "a picture of myself. Curious about what laws your state has in place against revenge porn? Head here for state-by-state information.
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