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Let That Bra Strap Show And Other Life Lessons In This Elle Video

Don’t be intimidated by the male gaze. That’s the powerful message underlying in this video by Elle.

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Women
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A still from the video. (Photo Courtesy: Elle India)

Don’t apologise for your breasts and bras. Don’t apologise for your underwear being left to dry on your clothesline. Don’t get intimidated by the male gaze. That’s the powerful underlying message in this video by Elle India that is being shared far and wide within the Indian digital universe.

Why must you apologise for your body? Why must you shy away from exposing your armpits in public?

Let the contours of your body breathe confidently, without fear or shame . You’ve seen men jut out their legs in metros and public spaces, right? Why must you shrink then? Why must you adhere to society’s ridiculous notions of femininity?

Have you ever felt the urge to hide yourself in public? How do you battle that feeling? Tell us more at editor@thequint.com.

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