Last week we discussed the scandal sparked by the release of a controversial film in Morocco. Now, another film has been axed in Lebanon. The reason is pretty much the same: sex. His life suddenly turns upside down when he meets Thuraya, a prostitute living with a gay man. Lebanese authorities initially gave it the green light on two conditions: that it be restricted to viewers 18 years old or older and that an image of female genitals be blurred.
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Published: February 12, Jackie Chamoun is being investigated by the Lebanese Olympic Committee after topless photos of her emerged online late Tuesday. The scantily-clad year-old is also under scrutiny for appearing in a YouTube video that shows her modeling in little more than skis and a thong. Chamoun was featured three years ago in a calendar that shows images of both male and female skiers at least partially nude. The recent release of a behind-the-scenes video showing Chamoun almost entirely naked has sparked what media in her home country are calling a scandal.
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The "I Am Not Naked" campaign, in which people are invited to strip off their clothes and be photographed, covering their private areas with a round sign saying StripForJackie, was started on the spur of the moment by friends of Ms Chamoun. The campaign has since taken Lebanese media by storm, dominating chat shows, newspapers and social networking sites including Twitter and Facebook. And it has gone beyond Ms Chamoun's breasts, kickstarting the conversation about what kind of a society Lebanon wants to be. Stop judging us'. Rowing society calendar. Female Britons to watch out for in Sochi.