Tag: modesty

Modesty in Society, Nudity and Sexuality

Check out YNA articles about modesty in American culture and how it relates to nudity and sexuality. You can also read about how modesty is determined by social mores, social norms, culture and standards of propriety related to clothing and dress.

Below you can read our articles and blogs nudity, sexuality and modesty issues:

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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A Brief History Of Nakedness Reviewed

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudist Book Review – A Brief History Of Nakedness A Brief History Of Nakedness is a Published Novel written by: Philip Carr-Gomm Reaktion Books, 2010 Oxford A Review Of: A Brief History Of Nakedness There are many different perspectives on the history of naturism examined in the Philip Carr-Gomm Novel, A Brief History of Nakedness, …
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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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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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Why I’m Getting Naked & Painted At NYC Bodypainting Day

| July 17, 2015 | 5 Comments

Modesty, Body Image & Why I’m Joining NYC Bodypainting Day Guest Blog by: Nicolette Barischoff When I first came out as a naturist to my family (made up of Burning Man hippies and ultra-conservative Christians alike), reactions ranged from “Yeah, I kinda figured,” all the way to “Didn’t you do this a few years ago?” …
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Why Nude Bathing Is Better Than Bathing Suits

| April 22, 2015 | 9 Comments

Why Society Is Better Off Swimming Nude Without Bathing Suits I’m not one of those nudies that feels compelled to be naked 24 / 7, and I would say that many nudists can’t be and don’t care to be naked everywhere, all the time. (I’ve mentioned this before in the common myths about nudism.) I’m quite …
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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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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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Review of VH1 Dating Naked Episode 3: Nude Ziplining & Nudity Lawsuit

| October 6, 2014 | 6 Comments

Dating Naked Episode 3 Recap: Ride-Or-Die Nude Ziplining, A Crotch Shot Nudity Lawsuit and More VH1 Dating Naked Episode 3 – Well at this point, the first season of Dating Naked has ended. But the good news is, it’s been renewed for a second season! So we’ll get to see more awkward naked first dates, …
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Nudism, Nudists and Nudity History

| May 14, 2014 | 4 Comments

Nudism, Nudist and Nudity Throughout History Before We go into the entire history of nudists, nudity and nudism, here are some nudist related articles you may want to read first. These articles will provide you with some basic facts about nudism as well as the terms that are used in the nudist world: What Is …
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My Naturist Story Part 1: Least Likely to Become a Nudist

| April 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Part 1 of My Naturist Blog Series: “Least Likely to Become a Nudist” First Naturist Blog By Nick Alimonos About Becoming a Nudist Become a Nudist – Anyone who knew me as a kid would never imagine my writing this memoir. Without a doubt, I would have been voted “least likely to become a nudist” …
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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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The State of Nonsexual Social Nudity – A Nudist Rant!

| November 15, 2013 | 9 Comments

A Rant About the State of Nonsexual Social Nudity, Body Shame & American Society What is the sate of Nonsexual Social Nudity in America Today? The State of Nonsexual Social Nudity – Lately, I’ve been perusing the World Wide Web. I wanted to get a feel as to how society in general feels towards non-sexual nudity and the …
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Blogger Mom, Kimberly Hall, To Teenage Girls: Cover Up Those Naked Girl Selfies

| September 5, 2013 | 9 Comments

Christian Blogger Mom’s Pleas to Teenage Girls about Naked Girl Selfies By: Erik Jacobsen Christian Blogger Mom, Mrs. Hall, Naked Girl Selfies and Nude Teenage Girls Selfies In a blog post written a couple of days ago by Kimberly Hall – who is the Director of Women’s Ministry at All Saints Presbyterian Church in Austin, …
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