72% The great majority of adults with tattoos (72%) say they are usually hidden from view.
Most adults with tattoos, whether young or old, don’t display them for all the world to see. When asked if their tattoos are usually visible, the vast majority (72%) say that they are not. This is true for Millennials and their older counterparts.
Her platform is helping women overcome stereotypes and break barriers. Given her platform, she wrote on her blog last month: "What a hypocrite I would be if I covered the ink."
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There's one in every office.
And chances are more than one.
40 percent of adults between the ages of 26 and 40 have tattoos.
With Miss Kansas going public, we wonder what would happen if you surveyed your co-workers on tattoos. How many have them? Do they fit the stereotype? Are they proud?
Here's a sampling of the tattoos found around Entercom Buffalo and some of the comments their wearers shared:
" People say, ' I didn't know you have a tattoo.'
"They don't expect a middle aged suburban mom of two to be walking around with a tattoo on her leg.... It wasn't as if I was drunk, I put thought into it, I wasn't a stupid kid"
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"You can see it on the inside of my lip... It's supposed to say the word 'HARDCORE' but the problem is with the moisture in your mouth, tattoos don't last as long on that spot, so now it just looks like it says ' Hard-Ca*#! "
" It is definitely a stereotype. There's a stigma, they think you are a biker or whatever. that you have a certain lifestyle. It doesn't mean that. It's an art form. You get it to remember a certain moment, or an event, or a person in your life. "
"I’m 54, worked here for 25 years, and have had 3 tattoos since I was 18 years old. A butterfly on my hip, a rose on my upper breast, and Woody Woodpecker on my back (shoulder area). I like to think I’m normal (a Harley rider as of 8 weeks ago), but not a “sons of Anarchy”-type biker. I don’t ever hide my tattoos…they are part of me. "
" You may love tattoos and social media in all their modern glory, or you may find them ugly, trivial or emblematic of low culture. But one thing’s certain: Our state troopers deserve better than the recently enacted policy warning the rank-and-file that they can be disciplined for tattoos or for saying something on social media. " READ MORE from CT | And Elsewhere
With the Olympics headed to Tokyo, Japanese government officials are raising concern after a New Zealand woman with a traditional Maori tattoo was recently denied entry to a bathhouse.
Public baths commonly ban tattoos because they are considered an anti-social statement or a sign of possible involvement with organized crime.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters that he thinks "it is important to respect the cultures of foreign countries, considering we will host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and expect many visitors ... to come to Japan."