“I was SHOCKED to see a giant breast on the cover of your magazine,” one person wrote.
These readers weren’t complaining about a sexually explicit cover, but rather one of a baby nursing, on a wholesome parenting magazine — yet another sign that Americans are squeamish over the sight of a nursing breast…
“My kid needed to eat,” says the 29-year-old from South Abingdon, Mass. And she wasn’t going to go hide in a not-so-clean restroom: “I don’t send people to the bathroom when THEY want to eat,” she says.
My wife is a La Leche League leader, so I know a bit about breast-feeding and its benefits to children and their mothers; but still, the reaction of those ignorant about how children have been fed FOREVER is sad.
The photo is hardly controversial: it shows no evidence of a nipple. Hell, the baby could be suckling a fat person’s elbow.
There’s a simple solution to acclimate those with JUST a sexual attitude towards breasts: have women show their tits ALL THE TIME.