Sensuality Reads

‘Angels’ By Russell James Is 304 Pages Of Nude Artistry

Pubic Hair Is Back, Announces The New York Times

Dasha Zhukova’s BDSM Throne Bashing Is Well Deserved

jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

18 Vaginas & Plenty Of Talking Points On Women’s Bodies After Sydney University Newspaper Censored

Christina Hendricks Talks Flower Shops & Pencil Skirts By Max Abadian for Flare Magazine May 2013

Marilyn Monroe Photographer Bert Stern Looks To Kate Upton As Next Muse

Red Genitals Not Arousing In Recent Study, But Men Do Tip Red Shirt Waitresses Better

2013 Is A Year of Revelation and Artistic Rejuvenation for Anne

Sexual Politics & Fashion, 50 Shades of Grey Meets YVVY’s Nude Edition

For Sister Margaret Farley Responsible Pleasure Is Not a Sin

Believing in Birth Control Doesn’t Make Me Un-American | 2 Ps in a Pod by Anne

Wilhelm Reich & Sexual Healing Without Fashion Body Armor

Joe Wehner | Anne Enke Unplugged | ‘Talk to Me’ #1

Study | Charming Porsche-Driving Men are Peacocks Seeking Sex

Sensual Dames Love Stockings & Garter Belts from Secrets & Lace

Female Deception | Vagina or Vajayjay

Emmanuelle Alt & Nudity | Vill Vogue Paris Remain A Sensual Beacon?

Sexy Doublespeak | American Women & Sexual Honesty

Heidi Klum & Rankin Could Sell Magnum Chocolate Ice Cream

Selita Ebanks | Kanye West | ‘Runaway’ Full Video Embedded

Christina Hendricks Reveals Our Inner Lilith Woman

The Great Wall of Vagina | Learning to Love Our Genitalia

Body Talk | Owning Vulvas, Clits & G-Spots

Orgasmic Female Brain in ‘La Petite Mort’ | Images Nicola Vallotto

Reflections on Female Sexual Desire: Anais Nin, Marilyn Monroe & Isabelle Allende Join Forces with Anne

 

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Body Image | Self Esteem

Curvy | Size 0 Articles

Aerie Lingerie Launches ‘The Real You Is Sexy’ Campaign

Renoir’s ‘The Large Bathers’ 1887How Body Image Affects Women’s Health For Real

Doutzen Kroes Says She’s No Size 0 & Wears Her Curves Proudly

Gisele Bundchen & Johan Lindeberg Say Basta To ‘Flawless’ Women

Does Fashion Industry Promote Anorexia? So Models Eat Tissue Paper To Stay Thin?

Serena Williams Aces Body Confidence in Beach Shoot & Readers Agree

Cameron Russell Says Privilege & Insecurity Make Modeling A Bad Career Choice

Erotic Sensuality at its Best - Pt 1 from Vogue Russia

Erotic Sensuality from the Masters - Pt 2 from Bogue Russia

Erotic Sensuality by Master Photographers Pt 3 | Vogue Russia Fall 2012

Kate Upton @ Muse Magazine, Says Gisele Is Footballer’s Wife

What’s Wrong With Our Bodies Anyway? Plus Model Magazine Asks

Self Love Is Saying ‘No’ to Fashion Body Images You Hate

Tara, Candice & Robyn | Steven Meisel | Vogue Italia June 2011 | ‘Belle vere’

Franca Sozzani on Curvy Girls, Sensuality & More Body Types in Fashion

Ines de la Fressange | 53, French Chic & Divinely Delicious

Stella Tennant on Vogue Italia as Ethel Granger | Body Image Research Update

Just Say ‘No’ | Programming Your Brain’s RAS System to Hate Size 0 Fashion Ads

Lizzie Miller Body Image Model and Beauty Debate Update

Mikimoto Pearl Girls 1972 | Sensual, Beautiful with Clavicle Fat

If the Supermodels Are Now ‘Fat’, It’s Time To Reprogram Our Fashion Brains

Cindy Crawford | 90’s Size 6 Supermodels Would Be Plus-Size Today

More Anorexia in Kids | Are Girls Afraid of Getting Curves?

Codie Young, Chadwick Tyler & Topshop Join Size 0 Model Debate

Pirelli Defines Sensuaity & Fashion Bodies | Arthur Elgort | Karl Lagerfeld

Anorexia in Thirds | 1/3 Die, 1/3 Relapse, 1/3 Recover

‘Black Swan’ | George Balanchine | Battling BMI Beauty in Ballet

‘Just Being a Woman’ | Isabelle Caro Sought Control of Her Body

Every Woman Should Own a Copy of “Uncovered” & Watch Meredith Viera’s NBC “Today Show” Interview with Jordan Matter

New Day Beauty: The Style Individual Is Running the Show

For a Long, healthy Life, Embrace an Hourglass Figure

NieNie’s Stephanie Nielson Faces ‘Flawless’ Beauty Head-on

Diet & Health

Is Marc Jacobs Defying Obesity Science Promoting Diet Coke?

5 Anti-Aging Reasons To Smile Your Way to Good Health & Lower Stress

Health Benefits of Apples ” Rianne Ten Haken By Yu Tsai

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Tuesday
Jun302009

Smart Sensuality Woman Greta Scacchi Bares All on Behalf of Fish

Note to readers: One person did complain to Google about Greta Scacchi’s campaign poster photo for sustainable fish. It remains in our cache, per Google, but I want to call out the photo in advance.

Yummy Mummy British actress Greta Scacchi’s decision to put her gorgeous, 49-year-old body to work on behalf of overfishing is an escalating trend among Smart Sensuality activist women.

A defining trait of Smart Sensuality women is that they do not deny their physicality and typically work to cultivate a public persona that encompasses their sensuality/sexuality. Theirs is a more French, Italian or Brazilian approach than American one.

American women are notoriously uncomfortable being perceived as sensual and competent at the same time.

Years after the second wave of feminism, we continue to struggle with the good girl/bad girl aspect of sensuality. American women also believe that we lose our physical desireability much earlier than women in other countries.

Thankfully, there are exceptions to this negative, self-defeating mindset, even in America. We are called Smart Sensuality women.

Smart Sensuality American women do not believe that life is downhill physically after 28 — which is the peak age for American and British women surveyed by Clairol and, more thoroughly, by Dove’s Campaign for Real Beauty. Like French, Italian and Brazilian women, Smart Sensuality women believe they’s ‘hot’ at 45.

In America, Smart Sensuality women like Michelle Obama, Susan Sarandon, and Jennifer Lopez know that they’re not washed up at 28. We remain less inclined than women in other countries, to take our clothes off in an act of Cultural Creative activism.

This trend of turning sexuality into activism is gaining momentum globally. My recent journal essay on Shakira is the best example of a Smart Sensuality woman totally comfortable being a sexy activist. The comments, coming from a Shakira online forum, reflect a clear understanding of these two concepts — activism and sensuality — fused together.

Greta Scaachi Bares All to Save Fish

Just now I was writing a piece in Cultural Creatives about British gourmet fast food chain Pret a Manger’s decision to stop selling tuna, after its founder watched the new film “The End of the Line”. Researching this issue to me to British actress Greta Scacchi, who proclaimed a year ago that she was done taking her clothes off.

Scaachi lied. In response to the film “The End of the Line”, Scorcher Scacchi decided to make an impossible to ignore statement of her own about sustainability and overfishing, the dramatically documented theme of “The End of the Line”. London’s Telegraph tells the story.

Greta Scaachi is using her body to save the world’s fish stocks.

The half-Italian, half-English actress has also persuaded Emilia Fox to pose as if breast-feeding a cuttlefish; Barry Humphries just called and said that Dame Edna would love to take part “as long as she doesn’t have to take her clothes off”.

The Scaachi strategy is much more involved than posing for PETA for an afternoon. This is where the Smart part of the Smart Sensuality woman emerges.

Wanting ‘Deliverables’ is another hallmark of Smart Sensuality women. (See my recent piece on Michelle Obama: I Vote for Non-Bra-Burning, Eco-Friendly Feminism at the White House. But Liking Burqas? That’s a Tough Nut to Swallow. As always, I’m writing about more than one topic in the same essay, but a key part of the story is Michelle’s wanting Deliverables as First Lady. )

Greta Scaachi is gettinging ‘Smart’ about overfishing, wanting to use her celebrity to articulate mind-boggling facts about the problem. A premise of the film is that 30 years from now, the oceans will be dead from over-fishing. This assertion assumes that the garbage doesn’t kill the oceans first.

While a celebrity most always benefits from the ‘exposure’ such a publicity campaign can generate, it seems that Scaachi is approaching her passion on sustainability with a keen desire to articulate the issues.

Modern cynics of both genders, typically American, will accuse Scaachi of using this campaign to keep going when the going gets tough in films and TV plots for sexy, older woman. Scaachi will tell them to ‘get real’ and ‘get used to it’.

Smart Sensuality women have just begun to use their sex and brains in the fight for a significanty improved world. I sense that we haven’t seen anything yet. Anne

If I haven’t inspired you to make your way over to Cultural Creatives to read more about this story, watch the trailer:


 

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