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Body Image, Body Acceptance, and Body Positive Projects.

Learn about body image issues in society, body positive activism, and read personal stories relating to body image & self-acceptance.

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Problem Daughters: A New Book of Feminist, Body Positive Science Fiction and Fantasy

| February 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Help Fund New Feminist, Body Positive Sci-Fi Fantasy Book “Problem Daughters” On IndieGoGo! Guest blog by: Nicolette Barischoff Hey guys, Nicci here. Some of you know me from Bodypainting Day, or that thing I wrote about Bodypainting Day. Some of you know me from Gunnison, Topless Pulp, a million other naked/painty things, or as the …
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New Research Shows That Naturism Improves Body Image & Happiness

| February 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

Research Study Shows How Naturism Improves Body Image, Self-Esteem and Life Satisfaction At last, we have an actual research study about naturism and its positive effects on body image and happiness! The research was published online in the Journal of Happiness Studies on January 21st. It set out to investigate the “possible psychological benefits of …
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The Nudism Gender Problem: How To Get More Women Involved

| January 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Ideas and Solutions For Attracting More Women To Nudism We’ve talked about how and why nudism has a woman / gender imbalance problem. Now it’s time to talk solutions. What can we do about it? How can we attract more women to naturism? We’ve got a few ideas. Providing A Safe Environment In my last post …
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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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Does a Girl’s Breast Size Affect Her Self-Esteem

| December 16, 2016 | 3 Comments

Breast size and Their Affect On A Girl’s Body Image (By Melissa Dejanude) Breast Size and Self Esteem Issues For Girls: As a little girl, most of my friends were boys. It wasn’t that I didn’t have female friends, I was simply a tomboy who preferred the ruff-and-tumble style of play that I could engage …
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A Healthy Body Image Through Social Nudity and Nudism

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism and Healthy Body Image – Can Social Nudity Have a Positive Affect? Is Nudism Good for Your Body Image? Nudism and Healthy Body Image – While there are a wide range of reasons to get involved in social nudity, arguably, the most well-known benefit of nudism is the remarkable improvement this type of lifestyle can …
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My Naturist Story Part 6: Looking for Love in All the Nude Places

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Part 6 of My Blog Series: A Naturist’s Quest For Love I was born with a cleft lip. If you’ve never seen pictures, let me just say it can get pretty ugly. Basically, it looked like a mugger took a knife to my mouth as I exited the womb. The doctors did their best to …
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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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NYC Nude Body Painting Day 2016

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 3rd annual NYC Body Painting Day will take place July 9th, 2016 at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza! Join YNA & Andy Golub for this body-positive nude art event.

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Body Image Struggles and Magazine Models

| June 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

Body Image Struggles And Feeling Good About Myself (This Body Image Struggles blog was written by a guest blogger) Body Image Struggles – Growing up in a world of judgment can often be difficult for anyone and as an aspiring makeup artist I was always pulled into the world of fashion quite strongly. Everything about …
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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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Breaking News: The Body Image Cure Is Social Nudity!

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Is The Body Image Cure Social Nudity? (This body image blog was submitted by one of our readers who would rather not mention her name) The Body Image Cure – Social Nudity: Body Image Cure – Many people in the United States struggle with body image issues. The world around us keeps tells us that …
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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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Body Positivity and Skinny Dipping With Friends

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

How Skinny Dipping With Friends Brought Freedom and Body Positivity to My Life (Guest Body Positivity Blog) Skinny dipping with friends was one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life. When I first thought about skinny dipping, the idea kind of scared me. This is mostly because people don’t tend to be completely nude …
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