#StripForJackie Campaign Gains Momentum

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As part of the growing scandal surrounding Caretaker Youth and Sports Minister Faisal Karam’s call for an investigation over Lebanese Olympian Jackie Chamoun’s past photoshoot, Lebanese netizens have already come up with a creative way to support Jackie: Stripping.

Started on the 12th of February 2013, the #StripForJackie campaign already gained over 15,000 followers and features models, men and women, stripping and featuring a “I am Not Naked/I am a [Enter description]” tagline. Conceptualized by Cynthia-Maria Aramouni, photographed by Tarek Moukaddem and Carl Halal and directed by Mohamad Abdouni, the #StripForJackie campaign is calling on everyone – those who are comfortable doing so, of course – to join. All you have to do is send them a message and book an appointment.

Why are they doing this? Here’s the page’s description:

“Some women are beaten or killed, others are raped, and the media shifts their attention to a confident talented beautiful…

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