OK… there are those words again. “Nudist Colony!” I always find that off-putting, but there are some really thoughtful reflections in this piece that really help contextualize nudity in the real world environment, and in the end, a nice validation for the cause. View original post: 784 more wordsRead More What I learnt living next to a nudist colony
From antiquity to Instagram, the (female) author traces the (r)evolution of the depiction of the female nude throughout history, concluding with the same assessment made by the publishers of Playboy magazine that “nude is normal.” Clearly, society has not fully embraced that concept – for the male or female form – but this quick read […]Read More Nude Is Normal: The Revolution of Female Nudity
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[Images for this post were acquired from a Google Image Search. Please advise if I have used an image without appropriate permission.] By the time I went home, I’d seen a hundred soft dicks… Such is the opening line of a recent piece in RACKED, an online fashion magazine,…
This is one of the most thoughtful and articulate articles I’ve seen – ANYWHERE – on the web about nudism and the many bizarre tentacles that have somehow entangled themselves with the freedoms associated with the clothing optional/social nudity debate, not the least of which are the allusions to a value system driven largely by […]Read More Out of the closet and into the frying pan?
Despite leading out with the use of the antiquated term, “nudist colony,” I’m always appreciative when a mainstream blogger writes thoughtfully about naturism. In this case, she quotes a naturist friend who observes that nudity is “just another dress code.” A great piece to offset all the hype out there that leads the masses to […]Read More Dress code: When less is more
There are actually several websites and online communities that are dedicated to “free-hiking” or as this author calls is, “naking,” but you don’t often get the female perspective. She’s done a few pieces on her blog on the topic. This is the most recent… View original post: 2234 more wordsRead More Being A River: Women Who Hike Naked & Why They Do It
Having made my first visit to a Japanese Onsen a few months ago, I found this article to be particularly timely. To be sure, it is a completely different set of ideals about public nudity, but one thing is quite a lot the same. Once you’ve been naked for about five minutes, it’s all pretty […]Read More What Bathing Naked In Front of Strangers Taught Me About Body Confidence