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September 24, 2019
The Best Naturist Podcasts

I've appeared on two naturist podcasts to date, and they were both great experiences. Here are the naturist podcasts I listen to

August 26, 2019
My First Naked Conversation

That first trip to a nude beach was relaxing, inspiring, exciting. But I couldn’t just sit on the sand all day. I wanted to see the whole beach… As I reached the water and began to walk, I saw someone: a woman, walking straight down to the water from where she and her male companion were sitting.

August 19, 2019
You can start to be a nudist today

Nudism is a simple preference for one’s own nudity — no more and no less. There is no qualifying amount you must be nude, no particular community you need to be a part of. Nudism isn’t a club. It’s a way of being.

August 12, 2019
The First Time I got Naked in Public

On a beautiful July day, I drove to a nude beach. I followed the directions: enter the park and go to the furthest lot. Walk to the beach, turn right, and walk to the sign marking the park’s end. I could see people in the distance, but no one close enough to see clearly. Were they nude? Was it real?

August 5, 2019
Why Can't Journalism about Nudism Be Better?

Journalism about nudists is terrible.

Newspapers and websites love nudism. The nudity taboo is so strong that naked people is an automatic reader magnet. Journalists play into this narrative with articles that work on readers’ naughty thrills.

The result: terrible writing about nudists and nudism.

July 29, 2019
Why should you join a nudist organization?

If you want to be sure you’re part of a group with actual nudists as members, and supporting real nudist values, join an organization that isn’t just online.

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