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Why Olivia Wilde's Glamour breastfeeding photo is a slap in the face
Why Olivia Wilde's Glamour breastfeeding photo is a slap in the face

This week, Glamour released pictures to be featured in its September issue of Olivia Wilde breastfeeding her 5-month-old son Otis. Sitting in a diner, clad in a Roberto Cavalli dress nursing her naked infant, Wilde looks gorgeous and at ease. She embodies the public image that has become ubiquitous in the world of celebrity mothers: that not only can you be both a mom and a glamazon, but you can do so while effortlessly breastfeeding your infant.  It’s a fantasy and there’s nothing inherently wrong with it. But when regular women are still being kicked out of public (and virtual) places for breastfeeding, or have to sue their employers for appropriate accommodations in...

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