Nude Photo of Iranian Actress Golshifteh Farahani Roils Iran

Every society has people that will not be silent. Such is the story of Iranian Actress Golshefteh Farahani. Farahani 28, who is also a musician, is one of Iran’s most popular actresses. The full story can be read here by the Daily Beast. Applaud her. Celebrate her. Support her.

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Comment by Rocky Oliver (LotusGeek) on January 21, 2012 at 10:50am

What an extremely brave woman. I hope she stays safe, as the extremists are known for having long memories and a violent sense of retribution.

Comment by Robert Karp on January 21, 2012 at 10:52am

Fortunately she's in exile, however the reach of the extremist is well known to be long. I hope she stays safe too.

Comment by Barry Eckert on January 30, 2012 at 6:04pm

True comments. Hope she stays safe, too, and those idiots don't try to do this to her.

Comment by sahar on February 3, 2012 at 7:35pm

I love you golshifte...and as an Iranian girl, i'm proud of the way you are brave...

all of them they do a lot of thing far from human,so damn dirty and then they call it because of God, and then they call you a bad girl, just because of your nude photo...i feel sorry for those brainless people and i'm proud of you...

I LOVE YOU...from always to ever... 

Sahar

Comment by Great Dane on February 4, 2012 at 6:12pm

Power to the brave women of Iran. Hopefully one day Iran will be free of it's Islamic god nonsense and government ruled by Islamic priests. Free Iran.

Comment by sahar on February 4, 2012 at 6:18pm

I HOPE SO...but let's wish if that's happen, next government gonna be better. as i know, what ever changed my country from 80 years ago to now, never got better,every time worst than last time... 

Comment by Great Dane on February 4, 2012 at 6:26pm

sahar, good point - it is so sad to see a country deteriorate like that for 80 years. Surely we can blame religion for much of this. Unfortunately it will probably be many years before Iran escapes the negative impact of the Iranian priesthood. But I have my hopes though because it is reassuring to see that there is a least one sane atheist woman in Iran ;o)

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