Toplessness refers to the state in which topless woman's torso is exposed topless her waist or hips, or with at least her breastsareola naked news videos uncensored, and nipples topless exposed, especially in a public place or in a visual medium.
The male equivalent is barechestednessalso commonly called shirtlessness.
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In the past and in some cases until topless present, social conventions and concepts of modesty in some cultures required females to completely cover their bodies below the neck, and sometimes above as well.
Exposure of the torso, breasts, topless and navel topless especially taboo. While exposed breasts were and are normal in many indigenous societiesmost First Topless cultures today have formal or informal dress codeslegal statutes, or religious teachings that require females to cover their breasts in public from adolescence onward.
Contemporary Western cultures permit topless of cleavage in appropriate social contexts, topless exposing the areola and nipples is usually regarded as immodest and is sometimes prosecuted as indecent exposurelewdor even disorderly conduct. The topfreedom movement topless laws that topless females to go topless in places where males are permitted to be barechested, arguing that such restrictions amount to gender discrimination.
Toplessness is more common and less topless in the fields of entertainment, fashion, and the arts than it is in society as a whole, especially when it is perceived to have artistic merit.
TV actresses who have dared to bare by going topless for photos
From early prehistoric art to the present day, women have been depicted topless topless visual media from painting and sculpture to film and photography. In contemporary mainstream cinema, Academy Award—winning actresses such as Halle BerryKate Winsletand Nicole Kidman have appeared topless in their topless.
Cabaret and burlesque shows, as well as haute couture fashion shows and pictorials, frequently include topless topless see-through clothing.
Societies tend to view more unfavourably exposure of women's breasts in public if the intent is sexual arousal.