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7 Reasons why you want to be a nudie – Naked Wanderings

LABSN Editor’s Note: I ran across Nick and Lin’s blog and found what they had to say very informative and interesting. Check them out.

Everyone can find a reason to become a nudist, whether it’s the connection to nature, the feeling of freedom or the equal tan line.

Source: 7 Reasons why you want to be a nudie – Naked Wanderings

Dress Code Sexism

LABSN Editor’s Note: Laci has a good point here, as usual.

And here’s another video from Laci that goes into more detail about objectifying women.

 

‘Spectacular’ Sea of Hull pictures as Spencer Tunick photographs 3,200 naked blue people | Hull Daily Mail

LABSN Editor’s Note: Someday I’ll participate in one of Spencer Tunick’s events.

Source: ‘Spectacular’ Sea of Hull pictures as Spencer Tunick photographs 3,200 naked blue people | Hull Daily Mail

Bodypainting Day 2016

LANSN Editor’s Note: This looks like a fun event for all involved. What a great way to introduce the public to the beauty of the nude body.

The Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society

IMG_0928While most days you’d get arrested if you walked fully nude down the sidewalk at 47th Street and Second Avenue in New York City — topless is fine, for all genders; bottomless is not, for any — there is an exception.

Bodypainting Day.

Once a year, for the past three, Andy Golub has organized a mass bodypainting festival, gathering a hundred models of all sizes, shapes, ages, races, and genders to pose fully nude in the street and act as human canvases for dozens of talented artists flown in from all over the country and all over the world.

IMG_0948This year it threatened to rain — but despite all the gloomy forecasts, not a drop was felt, and the proceedings came off without a hitch. Several members of our august bookclub were there (even though it was still July, hee hee):

IMG_0955IMG_0952IMG_0938IMG_0932IMG_0887IMG_0899…enjoying the privilege of getting naked with countless strangers:

IMG_0926IMG_0914IMG_0954…all…

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What it’s like to bike nude at Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride | OregonLive.com

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s a reporters inside view of the World Naked Bike Ride in Portland, Oregon.

Some 10,000 people rode naked through Portland on Saturday night. Oregonian reporter Jamie Hale was one of them.

Source: What it’s like to bike nude at Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride | OregonLive.com

Come Exercise Your Rights With Us

LABSN Editor’s Note: I hope some of the women who read my blog accept O.C.T.P.F.A.S.  invitation. O.C.T.P.F.A.S.  is doing very important work.

The Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society

IMG_6600The last time you saw Central Park’s Summit Rock on our blog, it was because we were performing The Tempest for what turned out to be an audience of millions (thank you, media!). This past week, we returned for something a bit more low-key and laid-back — but no less important.

IMG_6526IMG_6524This was one of our plain old visits to the park, the sort where half a dozen of us get together and hang out and read books and enjoy each other’s company, and do so naked from the waist up, just like men have been doing with impunity for the past century or so.

IMG_6616Should this be a scandal? It should not. It has been legal for women in New York to go topless anywhere a man can for twenty-some years. But you still rarely see women doing it, and it’s not because on an 85-degree day no woman would ever want…

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‘Undocumented’ HS valedictorian says viral tweet was misunderstood | New York Post

LABSN Editor’s Note: Two stories worth watching and reading.

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A Texas high school valedictorian who described herself as “undocumented” in a tweet touting her academic prowess said she should have been more cautious about her word choice — but

Source: ‘Undocumented’ HS valedictorian says viral tweet was misunderstood | New York Post