How to go bare-chested without creating a stir
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How to go bare-chested without creating a stir

Normalizing female bare-chestedness means reducing the psychological and emotional reaction people have when seeing the female breast.

Heroes of Naturism
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Heroes of Naturism

They found the courage to reject the taboos of the past, risking ridicule and social ostracism to embolden the rest of us.

The Nude Selfie Is Now High Art
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The Nude Selfie Is Now High Art

Nude selfies have become one symbol of resilience, a refusal to let social distancing render us sexless.

Working together as a global community
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Working together as a global community

Speech by Stéphane Deschénes in the last session of the Global Naturist Forum, under the theme “Working together as a global community”.

Fling off your clothes and inhibitions
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Fling off your clothes and inhibitions

CNN had a story the other day on Belgian couple Nick and Lins De Corte, “naturists” who trot the globe unclothed.

I’ve known several people who were “naturists,” except they called themselves nudists. They ranged in age from late 40s to early 70s. They traveled to various campgrounds, beaches and resorts, mingled with other free spirits and apparently enjoyed every unclothed moment.

Michel De Montaigne Wonders If The Dress Is Something Natural Or Cultural
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Michel De Montaigne Wonders If The Dress Is Something Natural Or Cultural

“I was thinking, in this cold season, if the custom of these recently discovered nations, of going completely naked, is forced by the warm temperature of the air, as we say of the Indians or the Moors, or if it is original in man.