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Naked Activists and Activism

Learn about naked activism and people who get naked for a cause or who protest naked. This also includes people who fight for nudists’ / naturists’ rights and the freedom to be naked.

Below you can read our activism and naked or nude activists:

Nudist Activist Betty Utey Meltzer (1935 – 2017)

| February 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

Nudist Activist Betty Utey Meltzer Passes Away at 81* Betty Utey Meltzer was a nudist activist for women and former activities director of Elysium Fields nudist park (closed in 2000). She died of throat cancer on January 16 after a yearlong battle. Her daughters and close friends were at her bedside. Betty had a long …
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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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Nudism and Nudist Legal Battles of 2016 to 2017

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nudist Legal Battles, Activism and Nude Beaches in 2016-17 Despite nationwide support for designated naturist places in the US, our legal battles continue for holding onto nude beaches and opposing anti-nudity laws. Here is a look back at how we won and how we lost (at least for now) in 2016. Then we looked at …
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YNA and Urban Nudists on France TV Program Tracks Arte

| January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Urban Nudists TV Segment on Tracks Arte With English Translation It’s 2017, and we’re starting the year off right with a TV segment about nudism that just aired in France over the weekend! Watch it here: http://tracks.arte.tv/fr/naked-brunch In the fall of 2015, we were contacted about taking part in a short documentary about nudism for Tracks, …
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What You Get For Your Young Naturist and Nudist Organization YNA Membership

| November 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Personal Nudist Organization Benefits and Young Naturists and Nudists America YNA Nudist Organization Expectations and Realities: A couple of weeks ago, we got an email from a young woman who used to attend our events. She was a dues-paying nudist organization member of YNA for a couple of years and when her membership auto-renewed for …
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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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NYC Pride Parade 2016, LGBT Equality and Naturism

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why the Battle For LGBT Equality Isn’t Over and How Nudists Need to Support It Back in June, Jordan and I attended the annual NYC Pride Parade. It took place just two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida in which 49 people were killed and dozens of others …
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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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World Naked Bike Ride Streaks Through Los Angeles To Applause

| June 17, 2016 | 3 Comments

LA World Naked Bike Ride 2016 On June 11, naturists and nudists from the Los Angeles area and beyond participated in the local installment of World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR), the annual event held every June in over 100 cities across the globe. Participants celebrated bike culture, advocating for “alternative transportation and a cleaner, safer, …
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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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Naked News Alert: Help Fund Bodypainting Day 2016 On Kickstarter

| April 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Support Bodypainting Day 2016 Through Our New Kickstarter Campaign! **UPDATE**: We have just THREE DAYS remaining on the Kickstarter campaign with about $1800 more needed to reach our goal! We need your help to make Bodypainting Day happen in 2016. Please donate any amount you can, and SHARE the campaign with friends!!! Sunday, May 1st …
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Naked News Alert: NAC Action Alert: Mazo Nude Beach Closed in Wisconsin

| March 30, 2016 | 3 Comments

Naturist Action Committee: Help Reverse Closure of Mazo Nude Beach On Tuesday, March 8, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that Mazomanie Beach, also known as Mazo Beach, has been closed to the public. Mazo Beach is located on the Wisconsin River in southern WI. Mazo has been a popular nude beach for …
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SoCal Clubs Rally Against Ban On Nudist Events in Huntington Beach

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Naturists Speak Out Against Ban on Nudist Events at Huntington Beach City Council Meeting An estimated 35 members of Naturists in the OC (NitOC) club, SCNA, the Camping Bares and others made their feelings known to the City Council of Huntington Beach over the cancellation of the monthly nude swims in the city’s gym. City …
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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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Zero Waste: Taking Eco-Friendly Naturism to the Next Level

| January 23, 2016 | 5 Comments

Zero Waste, Conscious Consumption and Eco-Friendly Naturism Winter is the season of gift-giving, and while I’m grateful for the things I received over the holidays, I can’t help but think about their packaging. All the plastic, the garbage, the potentially recyclable and completely non-recyclable pieces that have come with these gifts. What will happen to …
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