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Naked Age


Mar 30, 2022

In this episode of Naked Age we meet Marie Willa Bobo-Smith, a transgender nudist whose top free activism and public nudism make her make her a trailblazer for trans visibility. Plus, we explore intersections between nudist and trans history and look at the history of single men policies in nudist clubs. 

 

Links to Marie Willa:

• Marie Willa on Twitter https://twitter.com/Marie_W_B_Smith

• Marie Willa on TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@misswilla

• Marie Willa on Checkin https://checkin.coach/marie-willa

• Marie Willa on MeWe https://mewe.com/i/moebobo-smith

 

Resources for supporting transgender rights:

• National Center for Transgender Equality https://transequality.org/

• The Trevor Project  https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

• GLAAD https://www.glaad.org/

• Trans Lifeline https://translifeline.org/

• Human Rights Campaign https://www.hrc.org/

• What You Need To Know About The Equality Act https://www.americanprogress.org/article/need-know-equality-act/

• H.R.5 - Equality Act https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/house-bill/5

(This episode was originally published on March 30, 2022)

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Clips:

  • Diary of a Nudist (1961) 
  • “Discrimination Against Single Nudists”; Letter to the editor by Rudolph Johnson; Sunshine & Health; Mar. 1947. Excerpt voiced by Timothy Branson, 2022. 
  • NC Lawmakers May Repeal Transgender Bathroom Law”; AP News; Youtube, Dec 21, 2016. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=987zoHeH-XM]

 

Research Resources

 

Music was sourced from the Free Music Archive:

Song: The Get Away

Artist: Mr. Smith

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/mr-smith/studio-city/the-get-away

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

 

Song: Parallel.mp3 

Artist: Metre

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Metre/infraction/parallelmp3

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Trapper John

Artist: Lobo Loco

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/candle-for-you/trapper-john-id-1584

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Les Portes Du Futur

Artist: Bill Vortex

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Bill_Vortex/Vortex_Des_Reformes/14_-_Les_Portes_Du_Futur

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Saturn

Artist: Ketsa

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/vitality/saturn

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Lost Satellite Seeks Home

Artist: Studio Noir

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Studio_Noir/Singsongs_For_You_The_Moon/08_Lost_Satellite_Seeks_Home

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Mizar Mizar (feat. Wankers United)

Artist: Bill Vortex

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Bill_Vortex/Vortex_Des_Reformes/01_-_Mizar_Mizar_feat_Wankers_United

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: After the Explosion

Artist: Lobo Loco

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/around/after-the-explosion-id-1298mp3

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Airflow

Artist: Bio Unit

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Bio_Unit/generator/airflow

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Way to the Lite

Artist: Lobo Loco

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/Good_Old_Organ_Ice/Way_to_the_Lite_ID_1019

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Peaceful Morning

Artist: Lobo Loco

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lobo_Loco/Salad_Mixed/Peaceful_Morning_ID_1229

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

 

Song: Here Be Dragons, With Dreams

Artist: Studio Noir

Source: https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Studio_Noir/Singsongs_For_You_The_Moon/03_Here_Be_Dragons_With_Dreams

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License