BoobQuake – the cleavage protest

You must have seen the word boobquake across internet in many sites, social networks etc. The recent boobquake protest across the internet is the brain child of a college student Jennifer McCreight, a self-described atheist, feminist and geek “trapped in Indiana”. It all started on 26th April, She took over  issue with Hojatoleslam Kazim Sadeghi’s message in Tehran, the Iranian capital.

“Many women who do not dress modestly … lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes,” A senior Iranian cleric, Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was quoted as saying by Iranian media.

“When promiscuity spreads, earthquakes increase,” he said. “There is no way other than taking refuge in religion and adapting ourselves to Islamic behavior.”

Jennifer McCreight, who is pursuing a double major in genetics and evolution, invited on her blog, inviting women to gather at the Purdue Bell Towerin your immodest clothing to represent Boobquake” to join for a scientific experiment to test Sedighi’s hypothesis! Read more