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Nude swimmers defy COVID and cold to support Lifeline

The annual Winter Solstice Nude Charity Swim will be swum this year on 21 June as planned, but founder Ian Lindeman was worried it wouldn’t – and that was before COVID-19, an event he didn’t live to see.

Chairperson of the now-named Ian Lindeman Memorial Nude Charity Swim, Ben Johnston, spoke to Ian a week before his death in November last year and assured him it would most definitely still go ahead.

More than 170 people took part in the swim last year and expectations were that the numbers would double this year. That won’t happen.

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Censorship and the eye that criticizes

A few days ago, one of my students from the self-portrait workshop that I teach, told the class about the traumatic experience that it meant for her that one of her photographs was censored by the Instagram platform. It was a very subtle nude self-portrait – his silhouette against the light, in an empty space and artistically conceived to denote loneliness – that, nevertheless, violated the rigid norms of the social network on the subject. From the surprise of having lost the material contained in her account, my student went to the discomfort and humiliation of having been limited in what she considers her right to expression.

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Holiday Park Women Raise £22,000 for Breast Cancer in Nude Calendar

Holiday Park Women Raise £22,000 for Breast Cancer in Nude Calendar

Women from holiday parks around Wales have raised £22,000 for Breast Cancer Care by posing naked for a calendar.

The group’s photographs appear on a month-by-month calendar which has been snapped-up by collectors from across the UK.

Source: Business News Wales

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Strip down in Surrey for heart charity naked walk

People across Surrey and the South East are being urged to bare it all by signing up for a naked night walk to help raise money for our life saving research.    Dare to bare all The BHF Naked Heart Walk will grace Painshill Park in Cobham on Saturday 20th June 2020, and will raise vital…

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Feminist author claims nude art classes from a young age can make people more ‘relaxed’ about the human form – but GMB viewers brand the idea ‘ridiculous’

Feminist author claims nude art classes from a young age can make people more ‘relaxed’ about the human form – but GMB viewers brand the idea ‘ridiculous’

Source: Daily Mail

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Johnny Noodle King staff poses nude for ‘Tasteful Noods’ calendar

Holy slurping noodles. Grab your chopsticks.  Detroit’s popular and much-loved spot for ramen noodle bowls, Johnny Noodle King, will release its first calendar. Brace yourself because, like their bowls of ramen, it’s steamy.  The 2020 calendar, “Tasteful Noods,” features employees posing nude holding bowls of ramen.  Johnny Noodle King on Fort Street near the Ambassador Bridge is…

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Nude Photography, Why do we love it?

Nude Photography, Why do we love it? As we discussed it here before, the naked body can be considered the maximum form of art in its purest form. Among the many forms of art that we mentioned, one of them stands out for the growth of its popularity. And it is not a surprise since…

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The naked truth about depression: Kiwi farmers bare all for mental health

The naked truth about depression: Kiwi farmers bare all for mental health Kiwi farmers are removing their overalls and gumboots in a lighthearted bid to raise awareness about the mental health crisis in rural communities. Amid stubbornly high suicide rates among the rural community, Australian Ben Brooksby launched The Naked Farmer social media site last…