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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Casting Call: Women Wanted For Naked Activism Documentary

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Women Wanted For A Student Documentary Project on Naked Activism & Feminism We were recently contacted by a film student at the New School in NYC who’s working on an interesting new documentary project. She is currently looking for women who engage in naked activism for various feminist issues, to be part of this (and …
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Nudism and Nudist Legal Battles of 2016 to 2017

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nudist Legal Battles, Activism and Nude Beaches in 2016-17 Despite nationwide support for designated naturist places in the US, our legal battles continue for holding onto nude beaches and opposing anti-nudity laws. Here is a look back at how we won and how we lost (at least for now) in 2016. Then we looked at …
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YNA and Urban Nudists on France TV Program Tracks Arte

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Urban Nudists TV Segment on Tracks Arte With English Translation It’s 2017, and we’re starting the year off right with a TV segment about nudism that just aired in France over the weekend! Watch it here: http://tracks.arte.tv/fr/naked-brunch In the fall of 2015, we were contacted about taking part in a short documentary about nudism for Tracks, …
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Year in Review 2016: Nudism in Movies and Naked TV Shows

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Review of Nudism in Film and Naked TV Shows in 2016 So 2016 has just ended, and I think many of you would join me in saying, good riddance!! But I thought it’d be fun to look back at nudism in the past year — specifically how nudism and nudity appeared in movies and TV. …
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The Nudism Gender Problem Part 2: Addressing Harassment

| December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism & Gender Issues: Let’s Talk About Safety and Harassment It was good to see that my last article about naturism and single male policies generated a lot of discussion on our website and on social media. It seems like most people actually agreed with us that naturism should be inclusive rather than exclusive. I’d …
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Olive Dell Ranch Nudist Resort Review

| December 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Review of Olive Dell Ranch Nudist Resort in Colton, California Over the past couple years, Jordan and I have taken a few business trips (for Jordan’s work) to Los Angeles. Mostly these trips have been too short or too busy to travel anywhere else in California. We enjoy the LA weather, but we’ve also wanted …
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Nudism, Gender and Single Male Policies

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism and Single Male Discrimination: Yay or Nay? A few months ago on my blog, I talked about “why naturism has a lady problem.” The problem being that women don’t show up to many nudist places and events in nearly the same numbers as men. I’ve observed that men (of all ages and sexual orientations) …
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8 Nudist Resorts Perfect For A Winter Nude Vacation

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking For A Nude Vacation This Winter? Try One of These Excellent Naturist Resorts Living in New York, I do enjoy autumn and the changing of the seasons as much as the next person. But once the cold, bleak days of winter set in, I’m just counting down the days til summer. One winter survival …
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The Northeast Naturist Festival 2016 Review

| October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Northeast Naturist Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary in 2016 This past August was the 25th annual Northeast Naturist Festival organized by Morley Schloss. Over a period of six days, naturists gathered at Empire Haven Nudist Park in upstate New York for workshops, activities and connecting with friends, both old and new.   This festival …
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The YNA Guide To Nudism in New York City

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

YNA Guide To Naked Activities, Nudism & Nudist Groups in NYC We get asked all the time about naturist activities in New York City or nearby, especially in the off-season months. Unfortunately there are no official nudist places within the 5 boroughs. Like other groups in this NYC area, YNA is a non-landed organization. (Anyone …
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NYC Pride Parade 2016, LGBT Equality and Naturism

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why the Battle For LGBT Equality Isn’t Over and How Nudists Need to Support It Back in June, Jordan and I attended the annual NYC Pride Parade. It took place just two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida in which 49 people were killed and dozens of others …
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YNA Gathering at Juniper Woods and Stony Kill Falls Review

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

YNA August 2016 Gathering Recap & Review of Stony Kill Falls This past weekend, we took another trip upstate for our last YNA weekend gathering of the summer! It was a bit of a re-do from our rainy weekend at Juniper Woods back in July. This time the weather was absolutely perfect. We started camping …
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Event Recap: YNA July Weekend at Juniper Woods and Woodstock

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recap of Our Camping and Skinny Dipping Weekend in Upstate NY At the end of July, we had organized a YNA weekend trip to Juniper Woods in upstate New York. We’d planned to use Juniper as our home base to camp out and enjoy their facilities. On Saturday and Sunday we’d make day trips to …
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Naturist Documentary Casting Call For MTV [Cancelled]

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young Naturist Documentary Casting Call UPDATE: We were recently informed that the production company / MTV have decided not to move forward with the naturist episode for their new series. Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in the show. If you are interested in future opportunities like this one, do contact us with your info …
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Event Recap: Young Naturist Gathering At Dyer Woods

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Recap of Our Young Naturist Gathering at Dyer Woods in Rhode Island On the Friday evening before Independence Day, we filled up our car with people and belongings and left NYC. It was time to head to our first Young Naturist Gathering at Dyer Woods Nudist Campground in Foster, Rhode Island! It was gray and …
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