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Author Archive: Felicity Jones

Author of Felicity's Blog. Co-founder of Young Naturists America. 3rd-generation nudie. Avid reader. Feminist. 70% vegan, 30% vegetarian. When I'm not busy eating, I'm writing about naturism, censorship, topfree equality, body image and other fun topics. I like feedback, so plz leave a comment when you've got something to say!

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Kiki’s Journey To Body Love & Help Her Go To Amsterdam Bodypainting Day

| July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Interview With Kiki & Help Her Go To Amsterdam Bodypainting Day! UPDATE 8/3/15: Kiki did not achieve her initial Kickstarter goal, but created a new campaign for an amount that will pay for her airfare and maybe more. She’s only a few hundred dollars away from her goal…Donate now! Our beautiful friend Lakisha Alston, also …
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Three DIY Naked Body Care Recipes For Summer

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

3 DIY Naked Body Care Recipes: Deodorant, Bug Spray & Sunscreen Summer is flying by here in the states, and nudies are flocking to nude beaches, resorts, and skinny dipping places out in nature. Being naked outdoors and exposed to the elements means never leaving home without essential items like sunscreen, bug spray and deodorant. …
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#NYBPD Recap: NYC Bodypainting Day 2015

| July 22, 2015 | 9 Comments

Recap of NYC Bodypainting Day 2015 With YNA & Andy Golub It was a gray, humid Saturday morning on July 18, 2015 as we woke up and started getting ready for Bodypainting Day. On the way to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, a thunderstorm hit and the skies opened up with heavy rain. The forecast kept changing, …
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Coventry Resort Review

| July 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Review of Coventry Resort – Nudist Resort in Milton, Vermont With a three day holiday weekend, Jordan and I had the opportunity to check out Coventry Resort up in northern Vermont. It’s in the small town of Milton, which is on the eastern side of Lake Champlain on the border of New York and Vermont. …
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How to Look Good Naked The Nudist Way!

| April 26, 2013 | 7 Comments

How To Look Good Naked the Naturist Way How To Look Good Naked By YNA: Being a website about naturism / nudism, I thought we should have one of these standard magazine articles on “How to look good naked.”  What many people are wondering, right? This phrase gets searched over 18,000 times per month on …
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Naked Body Painting in NYC

| July 18, 2012 | 13 Comments

YNA Teams Up with Andy Golub in Live Naked Body Painting Naked Body Painting By Andy Golub in NYC Naked Body Painting NYC – Last week, I got naked in Times Square.  Stark naked in the heart of New York City.  I even convinced three friends to get naked with me.  So what was the …
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Naked in the Desert at the Pashut Festival

| July 3, 2015 | 5 Comments

My Review of the Pashut Festival at Desert Ashram, Israel Jordan and I first heard about the Pashut festival 3 years ago during our last trip to Israel. We had arrived in Israel just after the spring festival took place, so naturally we couldn’t attend. But this year, the timing was right. We had a wedding …
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5 Body Shaming Comments Naturists Are Tired Of Hearing

| June 26, 2015 | 14 Comments

Let’s Do Away With These 5 Body Shaming Comments Inspired by body positive activist Virgie Tovar and this recent article on Mic, “5 Body Shaming Comments That Everyone Should Quit Saying This Summer” I decided to write my own list of body shaming comments that naturists are tired of hearing. This list is all about …
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Mohonk Preserve Clothing Optional Trail At Split Rock

| October 18, 2011 | 5 Comments


While we still have some beautiful fall days left, I wanted to share a clothing-optional place to go where …

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Sex Positive and Body-Positive Approach

| September 20, 2012 | 24 Comments

What is Sex Positive & Is it Good for Nudism? What is sex-positive? Sex positive means acknowledging and respecting that everyone is unique in their sexual identity, orientation, and myriad of sexual desires.  Sex-positive says it’s okay to be hypersexual, and it’s okay to be asexual (ie, no interest in sex).  Gay, straight, bi, transgender, …
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Did Ocularpation and Felicity of YNA Accidentally Help Spark Occupy Wall Street?

| October 17, 2011 | 3 Comments

The following is a “guest” blog post written by Jordan!
Occupy Wall Street

Did Ocularpation and Felicity of YNA Accidentally Help Spark Occupy Wall Street?
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Naked Cartoons and Censorship

| November 29, 2012 | 8 Comments

An Interview with Mick Stevens & Bob Fingerman on Naked Cartoons & Censorship For those of you who might not have seen the story, there was an incident where the New Yorker Facebook page was banned for posting a cartoon depicting female nipples, ie, two black dots. They were told it violated Facebook’s community standards, …
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Young Naturist Gathering at Rock Lodge: Epic Weekend!

| July 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Mid-July, there’s no better time to escape to the countryside for lush green nature and a swim in a refreshingly clean lake, freeing yourself of all clothing and city grime.

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Nude Hiking and Skinny Dipping in Southern New York

| June 23, 2015 | 15 Comments

Celebrating Summer Solstice With Nude Hiking & Skinny Dipping in the Ramapo Mountains Yesterday we went on our first nudie hike of the summer, just a day after the Summer Solstice. It was hosted and led by our naked yoga instructor friend Beth Nolan. While the weekend had some gloomy skies, Monday turned out to …
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WNPR Connecticut Radio Show On Nudism

| June 15, 2015 | 2 Comments

WNPR Connecticut Radio Segment – “Nudism: No Shoes, No Shirt…No Problem!” In 2012, Connecticut public radio station WNPR did a funny but studious 50 minute segment on nudism, hosted by Colin McEnroe. The segment was just posted to their website on May 12. You can stream it in full here: http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wnpr/audio/2015/05/CMSnudismRerun.mp3   McEnroe brought a …
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