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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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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NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Recap

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Event Recap This past Saturday NYC was once again invaded by dozens of naked and painted people… It was the 3rd annual NYC Bodypainting Day! Up until the day before the event, the forecast was looking grim with afternoon thunderstorms. We joked that now it’ll just be tradition for it to …
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Discount Travel Club Weekends at Lupin Lodge

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

YNA Membership Discount – Lupin Lodge 2016 Travel Club Weekends This summer, Lupin Lodge has launched a new discount program called “Travel Club Weekends.” They are offering discounted daily grounds fees to some non-landed naturist clubs, and YNA is one of them! On these special weekends, the daily grounds fee is just $16 for YNA …
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The Best and Worst Sunscreens For 2016

| June 28, 2016 | 3 Comments

EWG Report: The Best & Worst Sunscreens for 2016 The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a nonprofit organization that raises public awareness about the toxins in our environment and in the everyday products we consume. They basically try to fill in a major informational gap left by the Food and Drug Administration with regards to …
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Event Recap: YNA Meetup at Gunnison Beach

| June 8, 2016 | 6 Comments

Our First YNA Nude Beach Meetup of the Season at Gunnison Beach in NJ Ever since nudity was banned at Lighthouse Beach on Fire Island, the only official, public nude beach for the tri-state area is Gunnison Beach (other than Cherry Grove and the Pines, two small beaches where FINS isn’t enforcing the NY nudity law). …
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More Skinny Dipping Adventures in Woodstock, New York

| June 2, 2016 | 6 Comments

Our Latest Adventures Trying to Find Skinny Dipping Places in Woodstock, NY It’s officially nudie season! This means it’s time for getting naked outside and in nature. Jordan and I have our favorite places to be naked outdoors, but we also like to travel and discover new ones. Our typical nudie road trip style is …
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Artists Wanted For NYC Bodypainting Day 2016

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists & Body Painters Wanted For NYC Bodypainting Day on July 9, 2016 The 3rd annual NYC Bodypainting Day is officially scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 9th at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Last year’s event was a great success! Over 100 people were painted by a diverse group of talented artists. This year we’d like …
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Bob’s Burgers Nude Beach Episode Review

| May 18, 2016 | 10 Comments

Bob’s Burgers Nude Beach Episode Gets It Right (Almost) Bob’s Burgers Nude Beach Episode – I’m a big fan of the popular cartoon sitcom, Bob’s Burgers. The show is about a family that runs an average burger joint named after the dad. Parents Bob and Linda Belcher are raising three kids: Tina, Louise and Gene. …
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5 Body Shaming Comments Naturists Are Tired Of Hearing

| May 13, 2016 | 12 Comments

Let’s Do Away With These 5 Body Shaming Comments (This body shaming blog was updated on 5/13/2016) 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 …
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Guide To Nude and Naked Yoga Classes in NYC

| May 7, 2016 | 2 Comments

Where to Find Naked Yoga Classes in NYC (This post was last modified and updated 5/7/16) Nude or Naked Yoga Classes and Schools in New York City: Naked Yoga NYC Guide – People often ask us what nudie activities they can pursue in NYC, aside from events. Well one of those is naked yoga! What …
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