As a naturist, I actually freak out less about that stuff. It’s helped me cope with body issues – and it’s helped me accept the growing baby bump. As odd as it may sound, it was through revealing everything that I realized that people have nothing much to hide.
Words from a feminist. There’s nothing about feminism that inherently requires opposition to nudity. What feminism insists on, if I understand it properly, is simply that women should have as much control over their lives and their bodies as men do – no more, but no less either. This includes the right to enjoy nudity – without either disrespect or harassment. I can understand how it’s difficult for women to enjoy social nudity if they don’t feel secure about having control of their bodies.
Naturism is a great context in which to appreciate the importance of “equal rights for all”. Naturists, in particular, would be much better off if our society took this seriously as a guiding principle instead of just a slogan.