Bare As You Dare North American Tour 2014

  Back in 2012, Stephanie Co, the co-founder and then coordinator of the World Naked Bike Ride St. Louis, asked me to put together a workshop on body image to help promote the ride. In retrospect, it’s a little embarrassing that the idea hadn’t occurred to me before that, but I jumped at the chance. […]

From the Web: The BMI is a Big Fat Scam

  Check out Kiera Butler’s article for Mother Jones on Why BMI is a Big Fat Scam.  Been saying this in my body image lectures for years, the BMI is bullshit. According to it, I’m currently overweight, borderline obese. The last time I was at the high end of normal, per the BMI, was the same […]

The Ethics of Polyamory by David Wraith

The speech I gave to The Ethical Society of St. Louis on The Ethics of Polyamory is available as a podcast. Huge thanks to The Ethical Society for the opportunity and for making the recording available online. One important note: further research has shown me that the numbers I gave on infidelity are probably closer […]

From the Web: Wreck Beach’s Bare Buns Run

“Runners compete in the Bare Buns Run, a 5 km clothing optional run, at Wreck Beach in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday August 10, 2014. Wreck Beach is the Canada’s first and largest clothing-optional beach.” Photographs by: Darryl Dyck, from theprovince.com, August 10th, 2014  

From The Web: Can We Pray the Polyamory Away?

I’ve been saying for years that religious conservatives (whether they will publicly admit it or not) see the writing on the was about marriage equality for same-sex couples and are already sharpening their knives for polyamory. Case in point: Can We Pray the Polyamory Away? by Jennifer LeClaire from charismanews.com June, 19th 2014.