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 […]

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, August 10th, 2014  

Single-Breasted Swimsuits, Topless Equality & Body Image

[Author’s Note: This blog started out as a quick shout-out to the folks behind Monokini, a line of single-breasted swimsuits, but has since morphed into a rant about topless equality, gender identity and body image. Just watch my feet for a minute, I promise there’s a point to all this.] Monokini is a social art project […]

HuffPo Falls for Naked CrossFit Hoax

This year as an April Fools’ Day prank, Spartan Mentality Gym in Denmark announced it was offering Nude CrossFit sessions. They even provided photos showing some rather bicepsual gentlemen working out at the gym completely naked. Well, almost two months later, and outside the context of April Fools’ when our bullshit detectors are highly active, a website […]

10 Naked Days

WARNING: If you are a blood relative or know me from church, you may not want to read this blog or follow the links herein. I’ve decided to keep my website and my Facebook feed, relatively work safe. On my Tumblr, however, anything goes. So, for those of you who are not easily offended, you may […]