The local women of L'Ametlla del Vallès rocked a recent vote for the right to go topless at public pools! An awesome 61% were for topless bathing, 39% against. Read the full article here.
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This past weekend saw two major Naked Bike Ride events take to the streets. Citizens of Thessalonik, Greece and Mexico City flocked in nude hoards of thousands to draw attention to the rise of pollution and environmental dangers we are causing the planet. Attendees were decorated in elaborate body paint including beautiful depictions of nature and stark colours with messages strewn across their bodies. Read the full article here.
Spencer Tunick makes art we love. His iconic photographs feature hundreds or even thousands of naked people in spectacular places, and his shoots are legendary. But his plans for a new piece in Melbourne, Australia has been given the kibosh by the Woolworths supermarket chain. His request to use a rooftop car park owned by the chain has been refused, and he's pissed! Woolworths says it's because the shoot would inconvenience their customers. But Tunick says the shoot was planned for early morning. And a local business group is calling Woolworths' decision "prudish". So do we!
It's true! The Miss America Organization has announced that the best part of the program - the swimsuit competition - is no more. In fact, the iconic beauty pageant won't even be a pageant any more! Miss America 2.0 will be open to women of "all shapes and sizes" and will have an "interactive" portion where each contestant will "highlight her achievements and goals in life and how she will use her talents, passion, and ambition to perform the job of Miss America". But there'll still be a talent component - oh boy! So the Miss America competition will now be a job interview with tap dancing or light opera! Set your PVR's now!
We'll be talking more about this fiasco on today's Naked News. Spoiler: We think it's nuts!
Australian nude blogger, Jessica O'Brien is dedicated to the emotional and physical empowerment of women! Along with her informative blog posts on health, happiness and all around wellness (found here), the 29-year-old teaches naked group yoga classes for the women of Brisbane! Check out the images of her first event below and make sure you are following her Instagram here.