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Toasted buns: A first-timer on why you should go naked this summer

LABSN Editor’s Note: It’s been a while since I’ve posted, but found this article and thought it was written in such a down-to-earth manner I wanted to post it.

https://thespinoff.co.nz/summer/12-01-2022/toasted-buns-a-first-timer-on-why-you-should-go-naked-this-summer

BBC – Travel – Why Germans love getting naked in public

LABSN Editor’s Note: This is a short history of the nudist culture in Germany, which some say is the birthplace of today’s nudist movement.

“Free-body culture” promotes harmony with nature, and today some Germans sunbathe nude, strip down to play sports and even hike in the buff.

Source: BBC – Travel – Why Germans love getting naked in public

The beginning.

LABSN Editor Notes: What a refreshing viewpoint this new blog is. Well worth subscribing to.

Naked Kate

How Abbey caves changed my life.

A year and a half ago a chance encounter in a cave changed my life forever. Some may say it was pure chance, or good fortune, that brought us together that summer’s day in New Zealand. Others may say it was fate, the gods or the universe. Personally, I like to believe it was meant to happen and we were fated to meet. But who really knows? One thing I am certain of is that no matter what made it happen, I am bloody glad it did!

The story starts back in 2016, in a salvation army second hand shop in Queenstown, N.Z. I’m with my friend, Trinity, an American from Bend, Oregon. We work together in an Italian restaurant in town. Both on working holiday visas, living the dream in N.Z, on extended holidays. Working dead end jobs only when we have to…

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Best-of body-painting & shooting

LABSN Editor’s Note: I’m  just so impressed with this site. Here are a series of photographs of bodypainted people, but it’s done in such a unique way that the difference from a typical bodypainting makes it its own genre. Hope you like it as much as I do.

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Rewilding – Naturism as Therapy | A Canadian Naturist

LABSN Editor’s Note: I found this piece by Robert Longpré on his blog site, A Canadian Naturist, very enlightening so I wanted to share it.

Naturism is a therapy, nature’s therapy for the soul. There is no better way to simply experience the fullness of being alive in the world than to make oneself fully vulnerable to that world. It do…

Source: Rewilding – Naturism as Therapy | A Canadian Naturist

How to make nudism available for everyone and everywhere

LABSN Editor’s Note: randomfactsgeekjga is passionate about making nudism/naturism a normal state of being and this article articulates his ideas well.

My Blog about nudism and naturism (not porn)

nudism should be available for everyone everywhere

Nudism is one of my passions. I want it to be promoted, widespread and accepted. We should definitely promote nudism, and for many reasons. Nudism deserves to be promoted, widespread and accepted. We need to promote nudism in a positive way or else nudism will still be rejected by the prudish public, nudism will still be associated with sexual perversion and society will not practice nudism more often. We need more nudists in this world anyway.

I want to have nudism become available for everyone and everywhere in this world. That would sound awesome! Precisely, how can we make this happen? I present my ideas here, hopefully this can be something done and you can give me additional ideas in the comments if I have missed any.

Nudism should definitely be available for everyone and everywhere. Nudism does not discriminate against anyone. There are nudists everywhere in the world, from…

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Introducing the Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project

LABSN Editor’s Note: Since Felicity Jones closed down the Young Naturists America blog last year, she has started a personal blog on “naturism, censorship, topfree equality, body image and other fun topics.” Here’s one of the first she posted and the follow-up interviews can be found on her blog.

 

Introducing The Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project by Felicity’s Blog. We photographed & interviewed people at Gunnison this summer – here’s why!

Source: Introducing the Real Nude Beach: A Body-Positive Photography Project

Night Shift.

LABSN Editor’s Note: When I checked out Josephine R. Unglaub’s blog I found some wonderful art. I wanted to share her work with everyone.

lemanshots - Fine Pictures and Digital Art

lemanshots_cityDesigned and created by Josephine R. Unglaub

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Why I Choose To Live Naked. | elephant journal

LABSN Editor’s Note: I like how Mr. Mathis Kennington relates that being physically naked can bring out our emotional nakedness, which is a good thing.

I’m worried you’ll see where I stepped off my path and picked up that scar that serves as a constant reminder that I am a traveler and not the destination.

Source: Why I Choose To Live Naked. | elephant journal

Nelli’s Last Supper inspires questions | The Florentine

LABSN Editor’s Note: In honor of National Women’s Month I’m posting this very interesting piece about a 14th century woman artist. Women artists in general do not receive the accolades they deserve, and early women artists are all but unknown outside of the art academia community. I hope you enjoy this article, and notice at the end there is a link to a crowd-funding effort to restore this masterpiece. If you can, help out.

Jane Fortune considers Plautilla Nelli’s Last Supper, the largest painted work in the world by an early female artist

Source: Nelli’s Last Supper inspires questions | The Florentine