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The YNA Guide To Nudism in New York City

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

YNA Guide To Naked Activities, Nudism & Nudist Groups in NYC We get asked all the time about naturist activities in New York City or nearby, especially in the off-season months. Unfortunately there are no official nudist places within the 5 boroughs. Like other groups in this NYC area, YNA is a non-landed organization. (Anyone …
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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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Why I Started A Nudist Group For Men in NYC

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Introducing A New Nudist Group For Men Based in NYC Guest blog by: Shai Long, organizer of the Nude Events group Whether you call it nudism or naturism, either way it’s all the same. It is a feeling of freedom, a sense of bonding with other humans. It is knowing that under all the labels, …
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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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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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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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Guide To Nude and Naked Yoga Classes in NYC

| May 7, 2016 | 2 Comments

Where to Find Naked Yoga Classes in NYC (This post was last modified and updated 5/7/16) Nude or Naked Yoga Classes and Schools in New York City: Naked Yoga NYC Guide – People often ask us what nudie activities they can pursue in NYC, aside from events. Well one of those is naked yoga! What …
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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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YNA Events Volunteer Meeting

| February 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking for more nudie events? Interested in getting more involved with YNA? Attend our events volunteer meeting on Sat, February 20 in Long Island City!

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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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Inspirational TEDx Talk About Body Image and Body Painting Day

| January 10, 2016 | 2 Comments

Body Image TEDx Talk By Michelle Wallen Guest body image blog by: Michelle Wallen When I decided to do a deeply personal TEDx Talk, I consciously chose to put myself out there, come what may. Positive comments, love, gratitude, negative comments, judgment, fat-shaming. Whatever. I was going to open myself up and take what comes. …
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Understanding Public and Artistic Nudity Laws in New York

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

New York’s Public Nudity Law and Why Artistic Nudity Is Legal While some U.S. states have strict laws against public nudity, New York State is a little different. New York Penal Code 245.01 “Exposure of a person” states: “A person is guilty of exposure if he appears in a public place in such a manner …
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CANCELLED: YNA Shamanic Naked Chocolate Ceremony

| December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On December 19, 2015 YNA will host a naked chocolate ceremony with Ronit Lev in LIC, Queens. Take a shamanic journey through cacao, sacred song & movement.

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My Experience as a Nude Figure Model For Art Classes

| October 25, 2015 | 6 Comments

How I Became A Nude Figure Model Guest blog by: Frank Torchio Having photographed nudes (both female and male) I got this urge: What would it be like to be on the opposite side of the camera or easel and pose in the buff in front of a group of artists in a figure drawing …
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