Ed. note: The images ahead contain NSFW content.
In our first conversation
, photographer Allen Henson and I established two very important things. First, that I, by virtue of being a woman, have breasts. And, second, that these breasts do not cause immediate danger to myself or those around me. Yet, Henson still faces a lawsuit from the Empire State Building, which claims he created a dangerous environment when he photographed a topless woman on the building's observatory deck. Henson's model, of course, was exercising her right to be topless in NYC, and Henson, who photographed her using an iPhone, was like any other tourist at the landmark that day.
Since then, Henson's work has become something of an unofficial campaign for women's rights in the city. Yesterday, the photographer upheld his title by undertaking a second topless experiment. This time, he used transgender model Sarina Thai
and the backdrop of Grand Central Station.
Click through to see all five of Henson's (NSFW) images and hear his story on how the shoot went down.