March 2016 will mark the beginning of a new era for how femininity is portrayed both in American culture and worldwide. Playboy is set to halt the publication of photos of nude women in their magazine early next year. I do not believe that the decision by Cory Jones, a top editor at Playboy, and Playboy’s founder Hugh Hefner’s to remove the photos is for the right reason. The women in the magazines will still be hypersexualized, which will perpetuate body shaming for women who do not look like these airbrushed models. Therefore, those who are glad to see the photos of the nude women go should not consider the new format of Playboy to be a genuine win.

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