What Makes You Feel Sexy Versus What Makes You Feel Safe


For years, artist Sarah Hughes has been traveling around the world photographing women (and a few men) in the outfit in which they feel safest and the outfit in which they feel sexiest.

Broadly speaking, she found that in places like Sweden, which ranked high for gender equality, the difference between the two outfits was small. The photographs and the interviews alongside them are a way to talk about how persona and sexuality get asserted in public space, and how external considerations like safety and judgment affect them.

Watch the full episode. See more Need To Know.

Safe And Sexy: The Persona Project [PBS]

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