Public Nudity and Social Issues and Advocacy

Public Nudity and Being Naked In Public

Below are posts and articles that talk about the different issues of public nudity. Before you decide on being naked In public, you might want to read some of these articles below!

Thousands of Cyclists and Positive Vibes at the Philly Naked Bike Ride 2016

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Philly Naked Bike Ride 2016 Review Guest blog by: Michael & Laurie Brown Saturday, the 10th of September, we participated in our 4th Philly Naked Bike Ride. (This is the 8th annual World Naked Bike Ride in Philadelphia.) It turned out to be a scorcher of an afternoon with lots of sunshine, temperatures in the …
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NAC Action Alert: Nudity Ban in Oregon State Forests

| February 3, 2016 | 5 Comments

Naturist Action Committee: Anti Nudity Rule in Oregon State Forests **Update April 2016 – Win For Naturists** : At their meeting last month, the ODF decided NOT to adopt the anti-nudity rule for “Designated Recreation Areas” in Oregon state forests! The proposed rule would have banned and criminalized simple nudity as well as topfreedom for …
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NEF 2015 Poll: Most Americans Approve of Nude Sunbathing; Not Offended By Nudity

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Naturist Education Foundation’s 2015 Poll Gets Americans’ Take On Nudism, Nudity and Nude Sunbathing The Naturist Education Foundation (NEF) commissioned a new U.S. opinion poll this year to gauge Americans’ views on naturism and public nonsexual nudity and nude sunbathing. Bob Morton, executive director of NAC (Naturist Action Committee) has published a full report of …
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Fear Of Public Showers and Getting Naked

| December 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

Overcoming My Fear Of Public Showers and Getting Naked in Front Of Strangers (A Guest Blog) My Fear Of Public Showers Back in the day, boys would generally shower after gym class. I an unsure if this is still the norm these days but I spent four years of high-school without ever once setting foot …
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NAC Alert: Florida Anti-Nudity Ordinance in Clay County

| October 22, 2014 | 6 Comments

New Florida Anti-Nudity Ordinance in Clay County Seeks to Outlaw Nudist Resorts, Beaches, etc The Naturist Action Committee is drawing people’s attention to an anti-nudity ordinance being considered in Clay County in northeastern Florida. This ordinance is no better than the one proposed in Topeka, KS and in fact sounds worse. The county’s Board of …
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6 Practical Ways To Promote Naturism

What Can Naturists Do To Make Society More Accepting of Naturism? Recently one of our YNA facebook group members posted a statement about the need for us naturists to get more aggressive in promoting our lifestyle. One of the main points was that we can never fully realize a normal life of nudie fun while …
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NAC Action Alert: Stop Anti-Nudity Ordinance in Kansas

| September 22, 2014 | 7 Comments

Topeka Proposes Regressive Anti-Nudity Ordinance Because of One Naked Man Sometimes, for naturists, the law is on our side. I don’t know how it came to be, in a state like Kansas, that it’s legal for people to be naked in public (given there is no sexual behavior), but we’re all for it. However some …
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George Davis’ Naked Speech in Times Square

| August 20, 2014 | 3 Comments

Body Freedom Activist George Davis Delivers Naked Speech in Times Square, NYC On Wednesday, August 4th, I went to see “body freedom activist” George Davis deliver a naked speech in Times Square, NYC. Davis is a nudist from San Francisco, where he’s been protesting ever since supervisor Scott Wiener proposed and successfully attained a nudity …
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An Update on Fire Island Lighthouse Nude Beach in Long Island NY

| August 13, 2014 | 24 Comments

Update on the Status of NY’s Former Nude Beach – Lighthouse Beach It’s the 2nd summer that naturists have been banned from Lighthouse Beach on Fire Island, NY. Not long after superstorm Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the National Park Service decided to immediately end nude use of Lighthouse Beach. The NY Post just did a …
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Donate to YNA & Terlam Co-Ed Nude Gym & Spa

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

We Need Your Help For Our YNA & Terlam Nude Gym & Spa! As many of you know, in March of this year, we purchased a women’s fitness center in Woodbridge, New Jersey. We were impressed by the location of the facility (at the nexus of the Garden State, NJ Turnpike, Rt 1 and I287) …
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Naked Advertising and Marketing Naturism

Naked Advertising and Marketing the Northeast Naturist Festival on Main Street USA A Naked Advertising Experiment Last summer at YNA Upstate NY we decided to try a cross-cultural ( nudie / non-nudie ) experiment. We wanted to get the word out about the upcoming Northeast Naturist Festival which we at YNA Upstate NY attended and …
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The WhiteHouse.Gov Petition for More Clothing-Optional Areas

| January 29, 2014 | 29 Comments

For those of you unaware, on January 13th, Larry Darter of the Dallas Examiner created a “We the People” petition that calls for all Federal lands to have clothing-optional areas. It’s puttered along for a few weeks and AANR has put their stamp of approval on it. Currently it has just over 2,500 signatures of the 100,000 needed. With only two weeks to go, it doesn’t look like it will meet it’s goal. Some may see this as an indication of the decline of naturism or that naturists have serious privacy concerns, making them scared to death of actually putting a signature on anything. I have a slightly different stance.

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Lena Dunham Naked – Nude HBO Scenes in Girls Create Drama

| January 12, 2014 | 7 Comments

Why So Much Drama Over Lena Dunham Nude HBO Scenes in Girls? Lena Dunham Naked and Nude Scenes On HBO Show Girls: Lena Dunham Naked and HBO Nude Scenes – As the hit HBO series Girls enters its third season, the show’s nudity seems to be on everyone’s minds once again. As I discussed in …
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Naked In Public For The First Time at a Nude Beach in Italy

| December 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

My Very First Experience With Being Naked In Public Was at a Nude Beach in Italy Guest Nudist Blog I was Naked In Public for the first time ever! I Was Naked In Public – Last summer, since I was turning 21, I decided to treat myself and go to Europe for my birthday. So …
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Young Naturists Support of Artists 4 Israel Golan Project

| September 23, 2013 | 35 Comments

Young Naturist Causes and Support Of Artists 4 Israel Golan Project (This post was written and published by Jordan Blum) For the longest time neither Felicity, Young Naturists America nor myself have responded to any of the countless negative comments or ludicrous accusations made by some people (mostly from within the Nudist and Naturist communities). …
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