Women senators were barred from the Senate pool for years

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Women senators working at the Capitol can still be left feeling secondary to their male counterparts, even though it’s been 86 years since the first woman was elected to the United States Senate. It’s all in the details for example, there was not even a women’s bathroom on the second floor of the Capitol building until recent years. One story in particular illustrates exactly the kind of separate treatment female senators would endure. Former Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) told The New York Times that when she joined the Senate in 2009, the doors to the Senate swimming pool had signs that said “men only” for one conspicuous reason: “There were at least two male senators,” she would not name them,€” who enjoyed swimming in the nude,” the Times writes. Today, women are allowed to swim in the pool,€” which is located in the men’s gym, since the women’s gym does not have one,€” so long as they wear the required “proper attire.” Read more about the women who are “breaking into the boys’ club”…

Source: theweek.com/speedreads/767742/women-senators-barred-from-senate-pool-years-because-2-male-lawmakers-liked-swim-nude

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Being Naked Can Make You A Healthier, More Confident Person

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According to science the body seems to like being naked. A cursory review of the research aligns time spent in the nude with an increased sense of self-confidence and improved health… Whether you grew up in a “naked house” or still feel squeamish in the flesh even by yourself…

Source: www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/being-naked-is-good-for-your-health?platform=hootsuite

I Tried Naked Yoga and Got Reacquainted with My Body

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“Our mats on the floor were laid out in a semicircle. For obvious reasons, you don’t want to sit behind someone when you’re doing yoga in the nude.” I moved to Berlin in April 2017 after a breakup. I used the change in environment as a chance to reflect on my inner self, and began trying new things in an attempt to, as some might say, “find myself.”

Source: www.vice.com/en_us/article/59yxkq/i-tried-naked-yoga-and-got-acquainted-with-all-my-orifices?platform=hootsuite

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