1. What are your thoughts on public nudity or skimpy clothing?
I think the bias against nudity is overblown. We all have similar bodies… either we have a vagina, or we have a penis. We all have breasts, butts, feet, ankles, hands, necks, lips, eyes, and anything else that people find erotic. What makes it all so titillating is that we are told we must not look or touch any of it. At one time, the view of ankles and wrists was considered shocking, so women wore long skirts and gloves to hide what was deemed risque. Then it was arms and legs. I remember when Michelle Obama wore a sleeveless dress to a public function and was soundly criticized for “bearing arms”. When I was in high school, our skirts had to cover our knees. In the days of the mini skirt, school officials had a losing battle on their hands. Midriffs showing were discouraged. Now bikinis go as long as they can go, and cleavage is encouraged. Nude beaches and resorts are becoming popular. The ban on nudity goes hand in hand with sex. If you are naked, surely that means you are looking for sex. But sex depends on more than just a nude body… and includes things such as imagination, chemistry, desire, and needs. If it were about nudity, we all would be having sex with everyone else, and that’s not happening. So it’s kind of silly and narrow-minded to be that negative about skimpy clothing, body parts, and nudity. I like it all.
2. Which of the following best describes you:
c. Keep nudity and things sexual behind closed doors
I discovered that I was a. Exhibitionist. And if my health allowed for it, I still would be.
3. What is the most revealing outfit that you have ever worn in public?
I think it’s a three-way tie… a brown leather mini skirt, a white silk blouse, low-cut with a ruffled neckline, or pink wide-legged pants with a pink and white stripe tube top, or a long black skirt (in the right light, it was see-through) and a black cami and no panties.
4. There are only two types of beaches left in the world–clothing optional and must be clothes-free. Which beach will you visit?
Clothing optional. I think everyone should have choices. I wouldn’t want to demand that someone needed to be nude unless they wanted to be nude, any more than I want someone to tell me to cover up.
5. You have just gotten out of the shower to find that your towel is hanging outside on the clothesline. Your house is full of guests. Do you:
a. Call out for someone to bring your towel.
b. Use something else to dry yourself.
c. Retrieve your towel as inconspicuously as possible wrapping it around you at the earliest chance.
d. Take advantage of the sunshine and dry yourself au naturale in your backyard.
My initial response would be to walk out amongst the guests (it is my house, after all), head for the backyard, and dry myself in the sunshine. But then my manners would kick in, and I’d yell out to someone to bring me a clean, dry towel.
Bonus: Have you ever skinny dipped or visited a nude beach? Pictures would be awesome!
Skinny dipped, yes, but sadly I’ve never visited a nude beach. It was on my bucket list but never happened.
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