RSSCategory: Feminism and Women’s Issues

How I Became A Nudist Through Raelianism and GoTopless

| March 11, 2015 | 5 Comments

How I Became a Nudist and Joined the GoTopless Campaign Through the Raelian Movement Guest blog by: Judith S. The first thing people ask me when they find out I’m a nudist is, “When did you become a nudist?” The easiest way I can explain it is that being a member of the International Raelian …
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Evolvefest Community Flips Out Over Founder’s Transphobic Comments

| February 9, 2015 | 13 Comments

Evolvefest Founder David Bryson Calls Transgender People “Unnatural” and “Mentally Ill.” Has He Lost His Marbles? Evolvefest is one of the biggest annual yoga and music festivals in the U.S. It started 9 years ago and has most recently taken place on a working farm in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of yogis, modern-day hippies and spiritual people …
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Free the Nipple Movie Review

| December 19, 2014 | 5 Comments

Free the Nipple from a Topfree Activist Point of View Last week I attended the much-anticipated Free the Nipple movie premiere at the IFC Theater in NYC. The screening took place the night before its official release date. They had a little press-junket beforehand with director / co-writer and actor Lina Esco, her co-stars Lola …
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Naturist Living Show: School Project, Naturism, Feminism

| December 2, 2014 | 4 Comments

Naturist Living Show: School Project and How Naturism Supports Feminism As many of you know, for over a year now, I’ve been a regular guest on the Bare Oaks podcast, “The Naturist Living Show.” The podcast is put together by the owner of Bare Oaks Naturist Park, Stephane Dechenes. And I’ll remind you, he has …
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The Undress – A New Modesty Contraption Ensures You’ll Never Be Naked in Public

| November 3, 2014 | 8 Comments

New Mobile Changing Room, The Undress, Highlights Female Modesty Problems A new product funded on Kickstarter aims to help women avoid being naked in public. It’s called “The Undress” and it’s an actual dress that functions as a “mobile changing room.” It’s primarily advertised as a great solution for active women looking to change out …
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Why Naturists Should Support Gender Equality

| October 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

Why We Should Promote Gender Equality As Part of Naturist Values In the search terms for the Kingston-Frontenac Free Body Society, we include “Gender Equality” and “Feminism.” Why? The Culture Lags the Law In Canada, complete legal equality of men and women has been part of the highest law of the land since 1981. It’s …
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Bare Reality: Talking Breasts With Laura Dodsworth

| September 26, 2014 | 5 Comments

An Interview with Laura Dodsworth, Creator of ‘Bare Reality’ I first came across Laura Dodsworth’s project through a friend, back when she was still looking for women to share their stories for a new endeavor. The stories were to be specifically all about breasts – do you love them, hate them, why, etc. I was …
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What Is Slut Shaming

| September 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Issue of Slut Shaming What Slut Shaming Is and Why It Is Such A Big Problem Slut Shaming – In my recent post about Belle Knox The Duke Porn Star, I talked about an issue known as “Slut Shaming.” Since we have not yet posted about this social phenomenon, I figured it was time …
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Duke Porn Star, Belle Knox Interview Jordan

| July 13, 2014 | 11 Comments

Jordan Interview Belle Knox The Duke PornStar The Story Of The Duke Porn Star – Belle Knox For those of you who might not be familiar with the story of Belle Knox “The Duke PornStar”, I will give you the abbreviated version. A few months ago, a story broke about a female student at Duke …
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Pubic Hair Interview with Bare To Bush on the Naturist Living Show

| February 12, 2014 | 16 Comments

Joshua Williams Interviews Bare to Bush tumblr blogger about pubic hair on the Naturist Living Show Podcast Note from Felicity: This month’s episode of the Naturist Living Show podcast covered a topic that never gets old in the nudie world (and arguably in the non-nudie world, too): pubic hair! As part of the show, our friend …
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Understanding Intersex People and Issues

| December 13, 2013 | 6 Comments

Understanding Intersex and the Issues that People Face As a follow-up to our guide to gender, this article will specifically focus on understanding intersex and the issues that people face. May 2013 marked a milestone for intersex individuals. A landmark case forced the public to take a long, hard look at a condition that continues …
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Understanding Gender Identity, Sex and Transgender People

| November 20, 2013 | 9 Comments

Gender Identity and Transgender People Understanding Gender Identity Gender Identity – At last, the “T” in LGBT is gaining visibility. You may have noticed that transgender issues have been more prominently featured in the news lately, most notably with the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). This bill is currently being voted on and would outlaw workplace …
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A Woman’s Battle with Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and Body Image

| November 17, 2013 | 11 Comments

A Woman Personal Battles with Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and Body Image By: Jordan Blum Courageous Mastectomy Interview With Rebecca The issue of body image and acceptance is something many people struggle with in society today. It becomes far more extreme when people are forced to alter or even remove body parts due to illness. As …
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How I Am Learning To Love My Naked Body

| November 10, 2013 | 14 Comments

Overcoming Body Image Issues By Learning To Love My Naked Body Guest Body Image Blog By: Patricia Riedel Naked Body Love By Patricia Riedel Loving My Naked Body – I recently read an article by Felicity Jones that talked about “why women should see other women’s naked bodies.” At first, the title really shocked me. …
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Getting Naked From the Heart…Out

| October 4, 2013 | 34 Comments

Are Women Preventing Each Other From Getting Naked and Practicing Self-Love? Guest Blog by: Patricia Anderson-Peters Getting Naked and Practicing Self Love: I’m not a nudist. We’ll start there. Not for lack of desire to be actually, I’d LOVE to be so free and uninhibited, but I’ve not arrived there yet. Sad part is—I’m 45 …
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