Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America in 1983, only to be forced to resign 10 months later after nude photos were published without her permission. Because victim-blaming and body-shaming is the American way.
Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America in 1983, only to be forced to resign 10 months later after nude photos were published without her permission. Because victim-blaming and body-shaming is the American way. Anonymous Associated Press file photo
Vanessa Williams was crowned Miss America in 1983, only to be forced to resign 10 months later after nude photos were published without her permission. Because victim-blaming and body-shaming is the American way. Anonymous Associated Press file photo

For shame: The female body and America’s morals aren’t enemies

September 14, 2015 05:45 PM