Name: The Bravo magazine raised the age border for harmless nude photographs in a sex education series from 16 to 18

Date:  2006-present

Location:  Europe



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Artist: Bravo magazine

Confronting Bodies: Public pressure, especially the action "Stoppt endlich Bravo" (Stop the Bravo)

Date of Action: 2010

Specific Location: Germany

Description of Artwork: A sex education series with non-pornographic full frontal nudity pictures of teenagers in the age range from 14 to 21 years, later from 16 to 20 years, running over 16 years.

Description of Incident: A protest action named "Stop the Bravo" was formed with the target, to force the magazine not to show nude pictures of underage teenagers anymore, though the pictures are legal in German law.

Results of Incident: The series with nude pictures was abolished around 2010. When the series was re-introduced around 2015, the age range for the nude models was changed to adults from 18 to 25 years.

Source: Bravo magazine

Submitted By: Holger Blasser-Decius

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