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The Many Considerations of Skinny-Dipping | Outside Online

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s a very reasonable response to a young lady’s question on skinny dipping.

 

I am 18 and just graduated from high school. This summer I’m working as a counselor at a sleepaway camp that I attended as a kid.

Source: The Many Considerations of Skinny-Dipping | Outside Online

How I got naked in front of strangers at the nation’s second-oldest nudist resort in Littleton — The Know

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting article about a women’s first time experience at a nudist resort.

 

The Mountain Air Ranch bills itself as a family nudist resort. It was founded in 1935 for the purpose of Social Nudity, which means that you can be naked in a relatively public setting without infringing upon the privacy of others who don’t want to see your bits.

Source: How I got naked in front of strangers at the nation’s second-oldest nudist resort in Littleton — The Know

I Went to a Nudist Festival for Millennials – VICE

LABSN Editor’s Note: Here’s a quick read, but has some good insight into why some people are naturists.

To find out what young people get out of being naked.

Source: I Went to a Nudist Festival for Millennials – VICE

Naturism & Exhibitionism: Enemies or First Cousins?

LABSN Editor’s Note: I thought this blog on Meandering Naturist expressed many of my thoughts on nudism and exhibitionism.

 

The Meandering Naturist

Some people dismiss streakers, naked protesters and even nudists and life models as ‘exhibitionists’ without fully appreciating that we are all, to a greater or lesser extent, motivated by exhibitionism. We learn to be that way in order to stay alive. A baby needs to be seen and to be noticed by its mother, and this need continues to operate in us throughout our lives… Every human being is motivated by this deep desire to be seen, to have attention paid to them, to be noticed and to be heard.

Philip Carr-Gomm, A Brief History of Nakedness, 2012

nudist-beach-nude-people-mans-womans-relax-beach-colorful-flat-illustration-90801266 Naturists or Exhibitionists?

I keep trying to figure out how the social media thing coincides – in a meaningful way – with the naturist cause. I recently re-established my presence on Facebook and Instagram, (simply waiting for someone on a minimum wage salary to shut off my account for too much…

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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

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

Ballet Dancers Glide Their Way Through NYC — Naked — In Stunning Photos | The Huffington Post

LABSN Editor’s Note: I just thought these photos were so beautiful I had to share them. Hope you all think so also.

Dancers just seem to navigate the world a bit differently than the rest of us.

Source: Ballet Dancers Glide Their Way Through NYC — Naked — In Stunning Photos | The Huffington Post