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Nudist Culture and Nudity in Different Cultures

Check out YNA articles and blogs about different cultures, cultural beliefs about nudity, nudist / naturist culture and general ideas about society and culture.

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Year in Review 2016: Nudism in Movies and Naked TV Shows

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Review of Nudism in Film and Naked TV Shows in 2016 So 2016 has just ended, and I think many of you would join me in saying, good riddance!! But I thought it’d be fun to look back at nudism in the past year — specifically how nudism and nudity appeared in movies and TV. …
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The Nudism Gender Problem Part 2: Addressing Harassment

| December 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism & Gender Issues: Let’s Talk About Safety and Harassment It was good to see that my last article about naturism and single male policies generated a lot of discussion on our website and on social media. It seems like most people actually agreed with us that naturism should be inclusive rather than exclusive. I’d …
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Nudism, Gender and Single Male Policies

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism and Single Male Discrimination: Yay or Nay? A few months ago on my blog, I talked about “why naturism has a lady problem.” The problem being that women don’t show up to many nudist places and events in nearly the same numbers as men. I’ve observed that men (of all ages and sexual orientations) …
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Topless Men and the History of Male Topfree Rights

| June 9, 2016 | 4 Comments

Topless Men – How Men Won Topfree Rights in the U.S. Men’s freedom to go topless is often taken for granted and is perceived as a normal part of American society. Thus many people do not realize that bare-chested males running around in public is a relatively recent thing in American Society. For decades, public …
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Meet the Activist Establishing Women’s Topfreedom Across the Northeastern USA

| May 2, 2016 | 8 Comments

Interview With Chelsea, Topfreedom Activist & Author of the “Breasts Are Healthy” Blog Topfreedom is technically legal for women in most U.S. states and in many big cities. This is often due to the absence of any written law against it. That said, it has yet to become socially acceptable or commonplace for women to …
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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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Project Runway All Stars Naturist Episode: Where Naturism, Body Image and Fashion Intersect

| March 14, 2016 | 10 Comments

The Story Behind the Naturist Episode of Project Runway All Stars One would think that naturism and fashion generally don’t mix but… Of all the production company and TV network pitches we’ve gotten over the years (and there have been a ton of them), the invitation to be part of a fashion reality TV show …
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Naked News Alert: Project Runway All Starts: The Nudist / Birthday Suit Episode

| March 8, 2016 | 8 Comments

Nudist Episode Airs This Thursday on Project Runway All Stars In June of last year, YNA was asked to participate in a reality show that would seem like the antithesis of what we’re about. It was a fashion competition show called Project Runway All Stars! The show’s producers asked for 10 naturists to be part …
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Naked News Alert: Teacher Forced to Resign After Student Leaked Nude Photo

| March 5, 2016 | 6 Comments

High School Teacher Forced To Resign and Blamed For Student Stealing and Distributing Her Nude Photo Leigh Ann Arthur, a mechatronics teacher in Union County, South Carolina, resigned after a nude photo of her was publicly shared by a 16-year-old male student. While Arthur was outside her classroom greeting students, this teenage student picked up …
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Nudist Women And Why Does Naturism Have a Lady Problem?

| February 22, 2016 | 41 Comments

Why Aren’t There More Women In Nudism / Naturism Today? It’s no secret to most in the naturist community that naturism has a lady problem. While men tend to flock far more easily to social nudity, as though it’s their life calling to be naked, women tend to be far less open to the experience. …
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Our Naked Bodies: The Humanist Experience Podcast

| December 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

Naturism & Body Image on The Humanist Experience Podcast Ep 4: “Our Naked Bodies” I recently contributed to a new podcast called The Humanist Experience hosted by Seráh Blain and Evan Clark. They describe the show as a: “series where we seek out radical experiences that educate our emotions and expand our world.” They define …
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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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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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Naturist Living Show: Nude Art

| March 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

 NLS Podcast: Nude Art and ‘Getting Naked’ at THEMUSEUM Episode 76 (the March episode) of the Naturist Living Show is all about nude art and the Getting Naked exhibit at THEMUSEUM in Ontario, Canada. This curated exhibition features over 100 works of nude art from the Canada Council Art Bank. Through the art bank, organizations …
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Clothed or Naked Online, Women Are Still Not ‘Asking For It’

| March 15, 2015 | 18 Comments

Sexual Harassment & Women Being Naked Online I’m a naturist, and I’m naked a lot… Most of the time in private or secluded places, but once in a while I’m topfree in public, or naked and covered in body paint in Times Square. This is how I live my life and how I express myself. …
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