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exhibitionism

Psychiatry a compulsive desire to expose one's genital organs publicly

exhibitionism

[‚ek·sə′bish·ə‚niz·əm]
(psychology)
A sexual perversion in which pleasure is obtained by exposing the genitalia.
In psychoanalysis, gratification of early sexual impulses in young children by physical activity, such as dancing.
Any attracting of attention to oneself.
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"If the University of Oregon is concerned that nudity might encourage exhibitionists and 'wrong thoughts,'" Halpren wrote on her blog, "it should also limit all Internet access, as naked bodies are just a click away."
She said: "People find it strange because she is not an exhibitionist - she is a genuinely nice girl."
Although not written specifically for the De Filippo company, The Exhibitionist certainly could have been, so suited are the performers to their roles and so suited is Wertmuller's text to their archetypal commedia playing.
Born in Ohio, Kemp at first wrote quiet, competent poetry, but he broke out in the exhibitionist 1920s with verse of quite different quality and content, particularly his Chanteys and Ballads (1920), and with prose accounts of his life in fictional form--Tramping on Life (1922) and More Miles (1927).
I am not going to lie: I am one of those women who, if there is a filter, I am using it" Actress Kate Hudson, who says that ageing "sucks" "I was a terrible show-off as a child, and even now, as a middle-aged woman, I am something of an exhibitionist" Comedienne Jenny Eclair
THIS exhibitionist couple ripped off their clothes and had sex on a nightclub bar.
Two prints, together worth PS33,000, were taken after a suspect stormed the Exhibitionist Gallery in Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London, between 3am and 3.30am on Monday.
But at No1 was the arch exhibitionist, the master attention seeker, Madonna - who wasn't quite chaos to couture, but chaos disguised as Hilary Devey caught up in a fishnet.
HUNTINGDON: 1.10 Royale Knight, 1.40 Tregaro, 2.10 Chain Of Events, 2.40 Elenika, 3.10 Belle De Fontenay, 3.40 Giveagirlachance LINGFIELD: 1.00 Renagisha, 1.30 Roseini, 2.00 Johnny Red, 2.30 Miss Exhibitionist, 3.00 Captain Paulie, 3.30 Pepito Collonges, 4.00 Etania SEDGEFIELD: 12.50 Blackwater King, 1.20 Forty Crown, 1.50 Schinken Otto, 2.20 Lukeys Luck, 2.50 No Supper, 3.20 Carpincho, 3.50 DIZZY RIVER (NAP) DEREK BROWN'S NAP: Miss Exhibitionist (2.30, Lingfield).
Minogue took to Twitter to blast claims that she was a "sexual exhibitionist" who was "attracted to women", based on a story in Mad Mexico magazine.
She was recently seen on the Beeb in Dawn Gets Naked, not that she's an exhibitionist or anything.