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Chapter 7 analyzes the nude blogging and street protest of the Egyptian Aliaa Elmahdy. It argues that this activism may be read as a performance of rage against the status quo. Elmahdy brought sex to Tahrir Square on her own terms, injecting herself onto the geopolitical scene as a gendered and sexualized subject, activist, and artist. Elmahdy’s affective body (the body that feels) surrenders full control, magnifies vulnerability, and exposes her to potential sexual harassment and violence in real time and space. Conversely her cyber body oppositionally seduces a voyeuristic audience, seeking to rewrite female nakedness as she performs in the time and space of her choosing. The chapter also examines Elmahdy’s Femen activism.

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