On Friday, it will be 20 years since women won the right to be topfree. On December 9th, 1996, the Ontario Appeal Court reversed the 1991 conviction of Gwen Jacob for indecency making it legal for all women in Ontario to be topfree. Jacob, at the time a university student, had walked bare-breasted through the streets of Guelph in July 1991 in order to protest the inequality of current law. http://www.canlii.org/en/on/onca/doc/1996/1996canlii1119/1996canlii1119.html On July 19, 1991, Gwen Jacob took off her shirt and walked home from the University of Guelph. She was charged with committing an indecent act. (Section 173 of the Criminal Code of Canada)Read More →

The Vagina Monologues cast has been invited to perform their piece on the Bare Necessities cruise in February! All performers have been offered a free cruise.* Sadly, one of the cast members will be in school, so the ladies are holding open auditions for Bare Oaks members next Tuesday, September 10th at 7:30pm in the Outback. People looking to audition should have: a 2 minute piece prepared to read be ok with having their full name and photo present in the cruise program be available for the cruise: February 9-16, 2013 *Note that transportation to Ft.Lauderdale, gratuity, and port taxes are not included.Read More →

Due to popular demand, the original cast of the August 9th show during the Naturist Festival has agreed to a repeat performance of The Vagina Monologues this Saturday at 8pm in the Outback at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park. The cast consists of 6 women aged 17 to 55. They have put a lot of work into this show (planning and rehearsals started in April) and it shows in the result. Their performance is powerful. During the festival, seating was setup for 70 people. About 80 people attended and many were turned away. To ensure you have a seat, pleasecontact the office and reserve. AdmissionRead More →

On International Women’s Day 2012 (March 8) a group of women launched The Nude Photo Revolutionaries Calendar in support of Aliaa Magda Elmahdy. In October 2011, Elmahdy, a 20-year old Egyptian university student, posted a full-length nude photo of herself on her blog in a protest against free-expression and her society’s attitude towards women. The reaction was, not surprisingly, intense and polarizing.  Elmahdy’s blog received millions of visits. She became the target of enumerable death threats. But she also received extensive support from individuals and women’s rights groups including a group of Iranian women and men who risked death by posing nude with slogans against IslamicRead More →