Nudism

A NUDIE DIGEST – July 26, 2014

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<p>Here is the photo that got us banned not once, but twice on Facebook. Second time we covered the breasts. Some people can’t handle the truth. Boobs and nudity do not harm or kill people, yet it is targeted as if it does. Correct me if I am wrong but boobs nourish, war kills.
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Here is the photo that got us banned not once, but twice on Facebook. Second time we covered the breasts. Some people can’t handle the truth. Boobs and nudity do not harm or kill people, yet it is targeted as if it does. Correct me if I am wrong but boobs nourish, war kills.

 

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Che il topless sia la normalità!

Topless in Central Park

Ecco la traduzione di un articolo di Calyse Tobias, pubblicato di recente sul sito del San Jose Mercury News, a proposito del topless come strumento per raggiungere la parità dei sessi e la piena dignità della donna come essere umano. Le considerazioni che l’autrice svolge con riferimento al contesto americano sono perfettamente adattabili alla realtà italiana. Ma non solo: analoge considerazioni possono essere formulate per arrivare alla conclusione che la normalità della nudità è la strada maestra che conduce alla de-sessualizzazione del corpo e alla riscoperta del valore dell’essere umano. Infatti, abituarsi alla nudità significa anche acquisire «la capacità di vedere uomini e donne come persone, anziché come oggetti sessuali».

Oggi gli uomini vanno in giro sulle spiagge e per strada a petto nudo, e nessuno si fa grossi problemi. Al contrario, se una donna dovesse camminare lungo la strada scoprendo il seno, la gente reagirebbe con incredulità e disapprovazione. Direbbe che è una sgualdrina. Il seno femminile è sinonimo di molte cose. Una è il sesso.

Dico con orgoglio di essere una femminista. Quest’estate ho intenzione di partecipare a un evento pubblico in favore del topless femminile a San Francisco. Marcerò a seno scoperto insieme ad altre donne in topless, esercitando e difendendo il mio diritto di farlo. Molte organizzazioni si battono per questo diritto, fra cui Topfreedom, Free The Nipple eGoTopless. Sebbene in California andare in giro a seno nudo sia legale, le donne che lo fanno – comprese quelle che allattano al seno – corrono il rischio di essere arrestate con l’accusa di “condotta disordinata”. Sono proprio convinta di fare questa protesta, perché non c’è nulla di sessuale nel godersi una bella giornata calda in città insieme a persone che condividono le mie stesse idee.

Uomo nudo Da un punto di vista anatomico, la funzione primaria delle mammelle di una donna è quella di fornire latte ai suoi figli. Molte persone sono attratte dai seni, ma questo non significa che essi siano intrinsecamente sessuali. Molte persone sono anche attratte dal petto degli uomini, e in particolare dai suoi muscoli. Pettorali, addominali e muscoli del collo sono tutti oggetto di desiderio. Eppure, lo scopo di questi muscoli è quello di far muovere il corpo. Ogni desiderio che essi suscitano dev’essere considerato come una loro funzione secondaria.

La circostanza che il seno femminile sia considerato come una cosa essenzialmente sessuale, è il risultato di una sessualizzazione della donna. Nella società americana le donne sono oggettivizzate. Ciò significa che sono viste più come oggetti sessuali che come persone. Dire alle donne di coprirsi, perché il loro seno scoperto è indecente, è frutto di un punto di vista limitato e misogino, per il quale le donne sono soltanto oggetti sessuali per l’uso maschile. Le donne sono sessualizzate, ma non possono essere sessuali. Le donne non possono vincere in questa situazione: o sono “sgualdrine”, o sono “bacchettone”, mai esseri umani.

Uno sguardo alla storia rivela che un tempo negli Stati Uniti agli uomini non era permesso mostrarsi pubblicamente a petto nudo. Nel 1935, dopo che un gruppo di uomini era stato arrestato in massa e multato per essere stato a petto scoperto su una spiaggia di Atlantic City, New Jersey, i funzionari della città affermarono: “Non vogliamo gorilla sulle nostre spiagge!” Ma gli uomini si batterono per il loro diritto e appena l’anno successivo il New Jersey approvò una legge che permetteva loro di stare pubblicamente a petto nudo. Negli anni seguenti leggi analoghe furono adottate gradualmente anche negli altri Stati. Ancor oggi, nel 2014, alle donne è espressamente vietato di stare in topless in 17 Stati. In Francia le donne possono stare legalmente a seno scoperto sulle spiagge e nei parchi. La morale della società francese non è decaduta.

Coloro che si oppongono al topless femminile sostengono che esso inciterebbe gli uomini a violentare le donne. Questo modo di pensare, tuttavia, pone a carico delle donne la responsabilità di prevenire gli stupri. Una strategia più efficace sarebbe forse quella di insegnare agli uomini che non bisogna fare violenza. I corpi delle donne non sono inviti aperti alla violenza sessuale. Facendo coprire il seno alle donne, si rinforza l’idea che il seno esiste soltanto per il piacere degli uomini e si afferma che le donne sono oggetti sessuali, piuttosto che esseri umani che meritano rispetto. Gli uomini continueranno a sentirsi titolari di un diritto sul corpo delle donne, se quest’ultimo continua a essere rappresentato solo come oggetto sessuale. Il topless femminile è in grado di togliere alle donne quest’aura di sessualità nascosta e tentatrice e di indurre gli uomini a vedere che le donne sono esseri umani come loro.

Donna nuda Immaginate se gli uomini fossero costantemente descritti come oggetti sessuali per l’uso femminile. Agli uomini si direbbe di essere rispettosi con se stessi e di coprirsi il petto, le braccia e altre parti del corpo per paura di provocare le donne. Questo messaggio rivolto agli uomini circa la conservazione della loro “purezza” può sembrare ridicolo, ma è quello che la società nel suo insieme manda continuamente alle donne. Perché dobbiamo proteggere gli occhi dei ragazzi dal seno delle donne, se non proteggiamo allo stesso modo gli occhi delle ragazze dal petto degli uomini?

Le donne possono solamente immaginare cosa si provi a sottrarsi all’immagine sessualizzata dei loro corpi e ad andare in giro in topless come fanno gli uomini. Una volta che ci rendiamo conto che le leggi che vietano il topless sono oppressive e sessiste, diventa chiaro quanto sia importante per entrambi i sessi avere il diritto di stare a petto scoperto. La capacità di vedere uomini e donne come persone, anziché come oggetti sessuali, è di fondamentale importanza. Non possiamo più trattare le donne come cittadini iper-sessualizzati di seconda categoria. Non possiamo portare avanti un’immagine disumana delle donne. Quando avremo ottenuto il diritto di stare in topless in tutti i 50 Stati Uniti, l’uguaglianza dei sessi sarà un passo più vicina alla sua realizzazione.

Tradotto da Normalizing female toplessness would be a key step toward gender equality, respect.

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Here Are Some Liquid Ink Nudes For Your Viewing Pleasure (NSFW)

Here at the Huffington Post Arts&Culture, there are two categories of images that our audience seems to find particularly hard to resist. The first is…Read more: Alberto Seveso Photography, Photography, Nudes,Alberto Seveso, Digital Photography, Art Nudes, Arts News

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natureandnudity: Nature & Nudity…as it should be. Go…

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Nature & Nudity…as it should be. Go bare, share & visit the archives.

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Naturism And The Search For Self

It is a good day to stay inside where it is dry and warm.It is a good day to stay inside where it is dry and warm.

As you can see, the weather outside is frightful with the wind gusting up to 100 km/h bending over trees and the rain blurring reality as I look out the window. Inside, my four visiting grandsons are busy with computer games, eating, running around the house and listening to music. This is definitely not one of those peaceful times that one associates with retirement. It is definitely not a day for being skyclad. All of that said, it is a good day because of the presence of my grandchildren, a loving wife and a warm home.

In a few days, silence will again fill the house and the temperature should move from today’s high of 15 C. (60 F.) to a summery high of 30 C. I will have time enough for sunbathing in our yard, and taking hikes into the countryside where I can perhaps hike some of the distance while nude. In the plans are a visit by my wife and I to Helios, a naturist campground community near Edmonton en route to hiking in the Canadian Rocky Mountains by Jasper, Alberta.

An image from Norway that asks this eternal question.An image from Norway that asks this eternal question.

I have been spending some time writing for a winter project which involves presenting Jungian psychology concepts while interweaving a bit of Buddhism and Naturism into those presentation. The first presentation is all about “self.”

Most people take great pains to create a self-image that they come to believe is the truth about who they are. Teenagers are famous for this as they adopt clothing styles and attitudes that will mark them as individuals, as unique. Yet for all the effort, all we are doing is creating barriers that hide the truth of who we are. We are investing most of our identity in our camouflage. The camouflage is not just the clothing we choose to hide behind; our camouflage involves what we do, our societal roles, our relationship roles, our games with ourselves. We get lost in a minefield that has been created by our minds.

Naturism is one path by which we can begin to recover what we have lost. It isn’t the only thing we need to do if we are to regain the wholeness of self. But, it is a good start.

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NAKED DANCE LOTTERY AT DOREY ALLEY SUNDAY @ 3 PM

Dear body freedom supporters, we are going to challenge the nudity ban by showing the City Attorney and the SFPD that body freedom is here to stay. Come join us this Sunday at Dorey Alley at 3 Pm for a NAKED DANCE LOTTERY where participants will be selected at random to win awesome kinky prizes, […]

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Why Do Some Nudist Resorts Thrive and Others Struggle? | NACORBA…

Why Do Some Nudist Resorts Thrive and Others Struggle? | NACORBAhttp://www.nacorba.org/why-do-some-nudist-resorts-thrive-and-others-struggle/

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Ugh. This is like all those “nudist” sites out there that have pictures of bent over 18 year old girls all over their website.

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Comment on Nudism/Naturism: Sunward Naturist Park by pipermac5

Since you are going bra-less for a few days, just ditch the bras for good. Your breasts will certainly thank you for it.

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Going bush in Wilderland


Stuff.co.nz
Going bush in Wilderland
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”Some of the people are experimenting with all kinds of social conventions and social boundaries around nudism and things like that.” He goes on to say nudists aren’t allowed to be nude in the shared areas – ”It’s just too disturbing for some people.

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Why Nude Photos are Important to Naturism

Why Nude Photos are Important to Naturism:

“The nude human body is the core of our lifestyle, it’s what defines our philosophy and our outlook.  And when discussing our way of living, how can we describe it?  Sure I can drone on forever about nude recreation in words and sentences.  However, nothing describes who we are or what we believe than a picture. Many of my readers recall that my own foray into naturism began by seeing images of non-sexual nudity.  Naturist photos act like ambassadors to non-naturists, demonstrating what nude recreation is like.”

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“Why be a nudist? I have been asked why anyone would want to participate in something that seemly few people choose as a lifestyle, or even understand for that matter. What’s the idea?No one is born ashamed of their body. If you had never been told to cover up and you had always seen nude people from time to time would it be a big deal?For some nudism is just about the feeling of the air, water and sun on the skin and the comfort of not being restricted in clothing. Nobody showers or bathes in a bathing suit, right? Most people will try kicking pajamas off when they are warm under the covers. Anyone will run from the bathroom to the bedroom if they think they won’t get caught. Most people can relate to this.

It’s the concept of social nudity that becomes a sticking point. Some equate nudity with poverty and humiliation. Some think nudity is only about sex. Some just hate the way they look. Some people just have a phobia like others have with spiders or public speaking.

What happens if you don’t think that way? What if you think the human body is a work of art? Or scientifically amazing? What if you think all body parts are just parts we all have? What if you think both genders are equal? What if you can control your sex drive? What if you are not humiliated? What if you try social nudity and find your fear goes away?

Clothing does not grow into our skin and become a part of us. It is an artificial covering. It’s use is arbitrary from burkas to bikinis, space suits to speedos. The rules for clothing are just ideas that change by place or time.

The traditions of a culture build over thousands of years. Old ideas are traded for new ideas but the old ideas never completely go away. Layers of thinking eventually bring change but most people just go with the prevailing thought of their time.

In some cultures nudity faces little opposition and is not considered a specific alternate lifestyle. You can see nudity in newspapers and in tv commercials and is not such a big deal. In other cultures it is outlawed and you could face death by being nude in public. It’s all just opinions and ideas.

Nudism is an idea too. It’s a philosophy, it’s a social statement, it reflects values and morals. It’s a way of honoring and showing respect to humanity. It’s about equality, liberty and even community. Its about being ok with yourself and accepting of others. Get the idea?


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danielvincentstuff: I´ll say it again:  Nudism is not…

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I´ll say it again:

Nudism is not sex

Nudism is not porn

Nudism is ethic

Nudism is moral

Nudism is self-confidence

Nudism is tolerance

Nudism is antistress

Nudism connects you with nature

Nudism is real

…and is for everyone

SO, PLEASE DON´T MIX THINGS THAT ARE DIFFERENT 

THIS BLOG IS ABOUT THE JOY OF NUDISM, 

NOT ABOUT SEX

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Want a beach body?

I love this quote that has circled my newsfeed and the internet over the past couple of months.

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(I googled this so not sure who to give credit to for the picture but it’s no mine!)

I came across this article on xojane and in the height of summer wanted to share it with you all because the photos and messages underneath are spot on.

Real Beach Bodies

Don’t let anyone or anything put you off wearing what the fuck you want this summer! If you have a body, then you have a beach body so get out there and soak up that vitamin D

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blackpaint20: Nudes in the Louvre! Mimesis in…

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Nudes in the Louvre!

Mimesis in the Louvre: 

Mimesis (Ancient Greek: μίμησις (mīmēsis), from μιμεῖσθαι (mīmeisthai), “to imitate,” from μῖμος (mimos), “imitator, actor”) is a critical and philosophical term that carries a wide range of meanings, which include imitation, representation, mimicry, imitatio, receptivity, nonsensuous similarity, the act of resembling, the act of expression, and the presentation of the self  – wiki

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bodyworks2010: Absolutely always

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Absolutely always

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Dare to go bare with nude sunbathing? – IOL Travel Tips |…

Dare to go bare with nude sunbathing? – IOL Travel Tips | IOL.co.zahttp://www.iol.co.za/travel/travel-tips/dare-to-go-bare-with-nude-sunbathing-1.1725473#.U9JADPldV8E

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Greece’s Most Amazing Nudist Beaches


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Greece’s Most Amazing Nudist Beaches
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Nudist beaches are a bit more controversial and they don’t appeal to everyone, however naturalism or “skinny dipping” is a widespread practice, a way of life. If you belong in the category of people who feel restricted by their swimming suits and

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Playa Luna – Chile’s secluded nudist Paradise

Playa Luna, a lovely beach just north of Valparaiso, is one of the few (if only) official nude beaches on the Pacific coast of South America. Its sands are perfect for laying out and its waters are perfect for taking a swim to cool off.  A cave in the rocky cliffs that surround the beach provides a nice escape for those seeking some shelter from the heat.

On the way to Playa LunaOn the way to Playa Luna

Nestled near the sleepy fishing village,  Horcón, Playa Luna is a short bus ride north from Valparaiso or Viña del Mar.  The tiny village of Horcón  delights visitors with its laid back vibe and friendly locals. Horcón is a great place to chill for a couple of days and a great place to store your backpack while you do some camping on the beach.   There are hostels  that seem to always have room for the stray backpacker.

Fishing boats taking a break

The beach closer to the town can be busy on weekends and during vacation time.  Vendors walk along selling beers and sea shell necklaces to the sun worshipers.  But even on busy days the chill energy prevails.   A nice little restaurant right near the beach offers fresh fish caught that day and is the perfect spot  to sit with a beer and watch the pelicans munch on the fishermen’s leftovers.

Hungry PelicansTo get to the nude beach of Playa Luna,  head north along the sand past the fishing boats (if facing the ocean take a right).  The walk is moderately long and stunningly beautiful.  Make sure to bring water and other provisions, and even a tent if you feel like camping on the beach.     The further north you go the less people you will encounter until  eventually you will see  a rock formation with a cave at the end of the beach, this is Playa Luna.  Strip down and enjoy.  There will be a few people getting a full body tan and the occasional jogger who is sneaking a peek.   As is the norm at most naturist spots, all the nudist types there are super chill.

Playa Luna usually is a primarily gay spot, but all are welcome.  The ocean there is great for taking a dip, but be careful as there is no lifeguard and there can be some major riptides.   Get naked and enjoy the sun!

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Nude beach row roils waters in Penticton


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Nude beach row roils waters in Penticton
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Dustin Wolchina, a naturist who has been speaking for beach users, says he and other nude-beach regulars were surprised when they were denied access. “They’re really, really disheartened — it’s ridiculous,” he says. Wolchina acknowledges that it’s

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You are free at the moment you want to be. Be free. www.amyrollo.com💗 #TheToplessTour subido por amyrollo

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Spanish nudist beaches dominated by Germans

Spanish nudist beaches dominated by Germans
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When it comes to stripping off completely, Germans are continuing to dominate the Costa del Sol’s nudist resorts. NOT just content with being the best footballers on the planet, the Germans also top the full-on beach-nudity league. According to Expedia

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Getting Naked For A Day

Getting Naked For A Day.

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A NUDIE DIGEST – July 14, 2014

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Today is National Nude Day. Relax and enjoy by going barefoot all over at Terra Cotta Inn in sunny Palm Springs, California.

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Sizing Up the Naked Recreation Business on #NationalNudeDay

Sizing Up the Naked Recreation Business on #NationalNudeDay
Businessweek
Today is #NationalNudeDay, an occasion important mainly to Internet oversharers, social-media managers, and people who make a living in the nude recreation business. Nicky Hoffman, a co-owner of the NaturistSociety in Oshkosh, Wis., counts herself in …

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Garden Of Eden Church

Garden Of Eden Church

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Davis Runs Again

George Davis, Nudist and Body Freedom advocate, is standing again for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in the 4th November 2014 General Election, and will be making a campaign speech on August 6th. The odd thing is, because of the anti-nudity laws in San Francisco, Davis will be making this speech in Times Square, […]

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Sizing Up the Naked Recreation Business on #NationalNudeDay

Sizing Up the Naked Recreation Business on #NationalNudeDay
Businessweek
The problem for the owners of hundreds of other U.S. business who operate nudist resorts, organize cruises, or otherwise make their living by naked recreation is that there the clothing-optional set appears to be smaller than it used to be. The 

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Streak for Tigers

Streak for Tigers:The Zoological Society of London is inviting people to get naked to support their tigers. No, really:

ZSL London Zoo is hosting a very unique event on the evening on Thursday 14th August. We are looking for supporters to strip off and bare all for Tigers and streak around ZSL London Zoo!

I’m for all zoos doing this.

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It makes me so angry that men can walk around topless but I can’t like if I can’t show my tatas than a man can’t either

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Dark thoughts of you (Long Beach, 2007) #ArchivePicOfTheDay

Dark thoughts of you (Long Beach, 2007)#ArchivePicOfTheDay

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Naked Selfies Extracted From ‘Factory Reset’ Phones

Thousands of pictures including ” naked selfies” have been extracted from factory-wiped phones by a Czech Republic-based security firm.

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On National Nude Day, it’s bare if you dare


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On National Nude Day, it’s bare if you dare
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… they forgot they were naked. “Once the clothes are off, you’re just people,” he said. Shangri La Ranch and Mira Vista are Arizona’s most popular nudist resorts, but daring nudists also visit the public “clothes optional” hot springs in Camp Verde 

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Nudist beach in Almeria under threat from new law

Nudist beach in Almeria under threat from new law
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A POPULAR nudist beach in Vera, Almeria, is under threat from a new law banning nakedness. The law sets fines between €100 and €300 for people who are naked or topless on the beach, which has been previously been permitted since 1979. However …

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Happiness

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“Yes, I know. I said I’d never do nudity. But after a while, you just get comfortable with yourself.”- Lesley Mann, quoted in Chicago Now

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Nudism/Naturism: National Nude Day

Nudism/Naturism: National Nude Day
Montreal Gazette (blog)
And social nudism/naturism is a serious pastime for many people around the world, including me. I frequently write about it in both my blogs. I imagine that whoever dreamt up National Nude Day was trying to raise awareness about the subject. See 

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Nyjah Cousar, Girl Who Texted Dad Nude Photo, Seeking Reality Show


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The college student says publicists and managers have reached out to her, and once she signs with one, they will pitch the show to MTV and BET execs. Based on his reaction (and she posted on Instagram, obviously) to receiving Nyjah’s nudie shot, one 
Oop! (Nyjah Cousar) Sent Nude Pic to Her Father (Watch)
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I stood outside topless today and it felt awesome. The free wind on my boobs. It was only for a minute because I was in my backyard and my dad is home. But still. We should be allowrd to do this everywhere.

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Some of the pictures I’ve seen of traditional Ama divers are beautiful pictorial representations of body freedom while working.

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I 100% agree with you. Society has turned the human body, especially the female form into purely sexual. It has gotten so bad that women cannot breastfeed in public places because it is considered indecent. The soul reason for breasts is being banned and called indecent. It’s fucking ridiculous and wrong. Meanwhile they display Victoria’s Secret models just in their bra and undies prancing around and that’s considered decent. It’s twisted and fucked up. Humans are sexual beings but the human body in our natural form isn’t just for sex. Keep fighting your fight girl. You get to choose when your body is sexual or not. Same as I get to choose. Whenever I pose topless, it is for expression, to celebrate my beautiful form, to inspire others to open their minds to the truth behind what are bodies are. It is never sexual. My sexual body is for me and my partner.

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How did I ever survive summer days without being topless

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pascalshirley: Sykes Hot Springs

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Sykes Hot Springs

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Red by UniqueNudes.This is the final image and print offering from The Ginger Forest.

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Being Present In One’s Breath

A moment in the sun - a long moment for meditation.A moment in the sun – a long moment for meditation.

It is now warm enough in the morning for me to meditate outdoors again. For those who are new to reading here, I always meditate nude unless I am away from home and must find a somewhat public place to meditate such as in a hostel. Meditation is more than simply sitting still for me. Meditation is an act of freeing myself from my own negative energies that try to convince me that my thoughts are reality.

Thinking again. Yes, the problem with many of us, if not all of us, is that we think and mistake what we are thinking for truths. “I am unworthy because . . .” or “he is evil because he is naked.

As a psychotherapist I have learned long ago that it isn’t what has happened to a person that sends her or him into mental health counselling. Rather, it is what the person thinks about, how the person responds to what has happened. We all know people who make a big deal out of something that, for us, is very insignificant. We can’t understand what the drama is all about for them and so we dismiss them and their suffering. Yet, beneath the surface there are associations that are triggered which links to some ancient pain, a pain that is locked into the head, into the thinking patterns.

Meditation is a vital key to learning how to let go of these thinking scripts and allow a person to be more present in the present, rather than stuck in a past scene that plays over and over again like an old vinyl LP record that gets caught in a groove. The old scripts don’t disappear, they simply lose their power. It all starts with breathing and being present in that breath, being present in the body that breathes.

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Expedia survey about nude beachgoers

USA Today, July 13, 2014:”Beach goers around the world don’t get too bothered by public nudity and speedos. But they do break a sweat when it comes to ta possible shark attack.That’s according to Expedia’s annual Flip Flop report to be released tomorrow. The study, commissioned by the online travel agency and conducted online by research firm Northstar, gauged the behaviors and preferences of 11,165 adults across 24 countries in five continents.For the third consecutive year, Germans were the most likely to sunbathe fully nude, with 28% saying they have spent a day at the beach in the buff. But for the first time this year, Austrians tied them.Worldwide, more men than women prefer to sunbathe nude.

Women, especially Europeans, were more likely to go topless. Nearly half of Austrians — 49% — were likely to sunbathe topless. Spaniards and Germans followed closely behind.

The most modest beach goers were from Asia. Only 2% of Japanese, 3% of South Korean and 4% of Thai beach goers said they have sunbathed nude. Being modest didn’t translate into being uncomfortable with the practice, however. Nearly three-quarters of Japanese beach goers said they were “very” or “somewhat” comfortable with beach nudity or female toplessness. Residents of Hong Kong, India and Malaysia said they were the least comfortable with it.

The beach is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. More than half — 56% — of those surveyed said they have taken a beach vacation in the past year. And 73% of those who have taken, or plan to take, a beach vacation said they had reached personal bliss as a result.

“The beach is the world’s most popular travel destination by a considerable margin,” John Morrey, vice president and general manager of Expedia.com, said in a written statement. “So every year we ask travelers all over the world to tell us their likes and dislikes as they relate to beach behavior. In response, we can offer travelers the recommendations that best suit their preferences.”

Among the other findings:

Speedos are acceptable attire to nearly three-quarters of beach goers worldwide. A full 95% of Brazilians approve of the skimpy swimwear. Austrians, Germans and Spaniards were nearly as accepting. The least likely to approve of speedos were Norwegians, with just 40% considering it acceptable attire. As for Americans, 57% were fine with speedos.

More than half of the world’s beach goers would “never” post a photo of themselves in swimwear, whether it be a speedo or a one-piece.
Sleeping was the top beach indulgence, with 46% of respondents saying that they like to sleep in or nap while on a beach vacation. Taking a beach holiday also sparks romance. Almost 40% of the world’s beach goers said they enjoy getting intimate with a partner while vacationing on a beach.

Sharks breed anxiety among beach goers, with 44% of respondents saying they fear an attack. Those from Brazil, Hong Kong and Malaysia were the most fearful of sharks. Half of beach goers said they are afraid to swim at the beach because of sharks. Still, that didn’t stop 35% of them from conquering that fear and getting into the water.”

http://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/dispatches/2014/07/13/expedia-survey-beaches-nudity-topless-sharks/12532249/

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madeinthenude: Live the nudist life. It is amazing how much…

madeinthenude:

Live the nudist life. It is amazing how much time is saved and refreshing it is to wake up in the morning and not have to mess with getting dressed to go to the shower (How much sense does that make?) or fight with clothes while applying make up.

And since the morning has started, why not have breakfast nude too? Nudists know that being nude with others allows for more honest, open discussions and builds stronger bonds between people than when one of both parties are clothed.

If one is living with roommates who don’t accept nudity, why stay? Are they friends? Respect for personal choices go both ways. If they can’t accept a friend who only wants to go nude, is that really friendship?

I don’t want to speculate on work. That’s not always our decision. Although I do believe most indoor work environments are optimal for potential nude employees.

At night, stripping down after work not only removes the toxins that stick to clothing throughout the day, but also allow the skin to breath, which will release endorphins to make the body feel better and allow normal body functions to happen naturally. Peal away the day and feel whole again.

There have been countless studies down on the benefits of relaxing nude after a long day and sleeping nude too.

What’s holding anyone back? Why are we clothes obsessed when being nude is so easy and affordable? When it’s so much better for a healthy life? Get nude and live!

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From three years ago, but hey…

Being naked outside is very liberating….atleast I hope it will be @ESPN and@ESPNMAG!!! GAMETIME BABY! Ball up!

— Hope Solo (@hopesolo) August 9, 2011

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Germans Love To Sunbathe In The Nude, Basically Win At Life

Germans are having a WILD week.First, the German national football team played what will perhaps go down in history as one of the craziest World …Read more: Expedia Flip Flop ReportGermany Best Week Ever,Germans Nude SunbatheNude Beaches GermanyTravelNude BeachesNude SunbathingNude TravelInternational DestinationsTravel News

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