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Several people have taken to Cheep to lament the decision:

ved distateful elements from more “mainstream” forms of pornography.

Several people have taken to Cheep to lament the decision:

Others are pointing out the accession of “female-presenting nipples” to the list of banned images is needlessly sexist and reinforces the idea that female bodies, specifically, are article base that needs to be hidden:

To give a bit of credit where it’s due (though only a bit), Tumblr‘s new rules do offer a large degree of latitude, and there are a large number of things which will still be allowed:

Examples of exceptions that are still permitted are apparent female-presenting nipples in affiliation with breastfeeding, birth or after-birth moments, and health-related situations, such as post-mastectomy or gender acceptance surgery. Written agreeable such as erotica, nudity accompanying to political or contemporary speech, and nudity found in art, such as sculptures and illustrations, are also stuff that can be freely posted on Tumblr.

It charcoal to be seen what kind of impact this will have on the site, and if its users will drift to a new site, as some are proposing — though given how unilateral the rules are, it’s attractive more and more likely. No one’s even sure if this will help abbreviate the images of child abuse — the botheration which likely catalyzed this change in the first place.

That said, at least one party saw some humor in the bearings (and yes, it’s absolutely who you’d expect it to be):

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