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Breastfeeding, Breasts and Women

Check out YNA articles and blogs about public breastfeeding, breast health and topfree equality for women.

Read our blogs and articles about the issues women face with regards to breastfeeding:

Guide to Breasts, Body Image and Boobs in American Culture

| April 13, 2016 | 6 Comments

Female Breasts or Boobs and Mainstream Society Breasts – Most people have them, not everyone loves them but American culture clearly attaches a lot of importance to them. There exists an infatuation with female breasts in particular. This is evidenced in part by the many slang names we have for them – boobs, tata’s, jugs, …
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Topless Laws and Topfreedom in New York State

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

NY Laws On Topfreedom, False Arrests and Topfree Equality in NYC Like many U.S. anti-nudity laws, New York’s “Exposure of a person” law — Penal Code 245.01 — includes the female nipple when describing body parts that aren’t allowed to be shown / exposed in public. (With the exception of public breastfeeding.) HOWEVER, this part …
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Interview With Creators of The ‘Breast Bikini Ever’: The TaTa Top

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

YNA Interview: The Story of The TaTa Top With Robyn & Michelle Lytle Though more and more women have been challenging discriminatory topless laws, I think it’s going to be some time before topfree equality becomes the status quo in America. It is still basically illegal for women to go topfree in public in most …
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Free the Nipple and the Fallacy of Relative Privation

| October 2, 2015 | 9 Comments

Free the Nipple & Why we’re talking about nipples when there are way bigger problems in society In the spring 2015 issue of Bitch magazine (a feminist publication), there’s a review of the Free the Nipple movie. Like many other reviews of this film, it questioned some implausible plot points and “bad writing.” But that’s …
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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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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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Why Facebook Censorship is a Big Issue

| March 10, 2014 | 39 Comments

Facebook Censorship Is Worse Than Ever. Here’s Why We Should Care The Issues with Facebook Censorship Facebook Censorship – In honor of its 10th anniversary this year, Facebook added a feature where users could generate a video slideshow of their photos and posts from their timeline (profile), starting from when they joined. The resulting videos …
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Expressions of Sexuality Within Naturism

How Can Naturists Convey Sexuality in a Positive Way? Sexuality Within Naturism: In our last blog, we discussed the idea of sexuality as a grand, ambient, power. It is like so many natural powers that we are part of and cannot live without (such as gravity, sunshine, oxygen, to name a few). In one sense, …
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Nudity and Censorship Online

| March 29, 2013 | 8 Comments

Nudity and Censorship Online – Is Google The New Big Brother? Nudity and Online Censorship Issues: Nudity and Censorship Online – Is the world of political correctness spinning out of control? Special interest and conservative groups are constantly applying pressure on lawmakers and companies to diminish the things we can do or say on the web or in …
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Go Topless for Women’s Top-Free Equality

| December 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Go Topless for Girls TopFreedom And Top Free Rights! (Guest Blog By Melissa DejaNude) Topless Equality For All! Go Topless – “Free your boobies and free your mind!” “Put the tits back in Constitutional!” These chants ring out loud over and over in my mind in reflection to the recent Go Topless parade held in …
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Facebook Breastfeeding Pictures Are a Big Issue

| February 8, 2012 | 4 Comments

Facebook Breastfeeding Pictures Create Controversy Facebook Breastfeeding Pictures and Issues Explained: Facebook Breastfeeding Pictures – Women across the globe find themselves fighting for liberation and equality once more, not just in public but online in social networking sites, particularly Facebook. After nearly over a decade of struggling back and forth with Facebook regarding what is appropriate …
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Normal Average Nudes in The Real Naked People Project

| January 7, 2011 | 6 Comments

Unless you are a naturist, when else would you see the real, average person naked? Nudity is so taboo that when we do see it it’s celebrities in movies, in the media, or maybe the half-naked women you can catch on the Discovery channel once in awhile in…

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