Breasts are fine, as long as they're salaciously clad in lingerie and not being used for the natural process of feeding a child. That's the message that Maria Corry has been protesting.

The mother, from North Carolina, posted a picture of her nursing her child last month in order to normalise breastfeeding for other women who may feel uncomfortable doing so in public.

Unfortunately, she was met with a barrage of criticism and claimed that at least five of her Facebook friends reported the photo for nudity.

While the social network does ban some images of female nipples, they do "always allow photos of women actively engaged in breastfeeding or showing breasts with post-mastectomy scarring."

As such her photo was left up. However, in order to expose the double-standards of how women's bodies are treated in public, Corry followed up with another photo where she posed while holding a print out of a Victoria's Secret model in lingerie.

So since my breastfeeding photo which showed NOTHING got reported more than FIVE times, I'm posting this. I bet this won...

Posted by Maria Corry on Thursday, 18 February 2016

I bet this won't be reported, because you can see this picture in every mall you step into, huge and blown up outside the store.

This is not frowned upon, or ever reported, as it is seen everywhere. But a woman nurturing and feeding their baby is looked down on. That is completely absurd!

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