Breastfeeding is not a crime: Beyonce breastfeeds Blue Ivy in public. {No photo!}

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 14, 2012
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First of all, this is really none of our business, and we don’t really do pop crazy coverage a la TMZ, and we’re not doing photos here.

But given the pushback against moms and breastfeeding nationally, and the many moms who don’t breastfeed at all, Beyonce here is my heroine.

Beyoncé’s bold move comes amid a large movement by fellow mothers to destigmatize breastfeeding in public.

The issue at hand, that women are discriminated against for breastfeeding in public, has led a whole legion of “lactivists” to organize demonstrations in protest of those who want to deny mothers their right.

Maybe Beyoncé’s decision will help change a few minds in favor of “breast is best.”

Here’s more. Here’s images through history.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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