Articles & Writings
In The News
In The News. Stories that have made the press.
For blind author, "Nudity & Christianity"
marries two passions - After 20 years preaching the gospel of nudity, the author of
skinny-dipping guidebooks, coloring books and take-it-all-off "naturist"
magazines is using an old ally in his bid to spread the naked truth --
the Bible. Read Article...
Paige Lauren Deiner covers features and
entertainment for The Monitor. She explains the naked truth from a visit
to Nature's Resort. Read Article...
Why Are Americans Afraid of Being Naked? -
in America, being naked remains complex. Because our associations are
often limited and nudity is either seen as sexual or a gimmick. In Europe, then, clearly neither moral outrage nor public disorder greets
nudity. Men don't go wild, women remain safe and the zero fashion statement
remains just that, something with zero impact.
Why getting naked is good for you
- To many people the idea of naturism is unthinkable, but naturists claim
that exposing our bodies to sunshine and fresh air has many health
benefits. We spoke to two naturists to find out what shedding their
clothes has done for them. Read Article...
I'm Happiest Dressed In My Birthday Suit -
The world would be a better place if we
could all take off our clothes and look each other in the eye. By Robert Denker
Newsweek, June 18, 2007. Read Article...
UConn Needs More Skin - This
article by Cara Reardon was taken from a student newspaper, The Daily
Campus (University of Connecticut). If we are born naked, it is arguably
the most "natural" state that one can be in - free from all physical
constraints and knowledge. Read Article...
At Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, two women serve as editors to the campus newspaper wrote a column this week encouraging fellow students to enjoy their birthday suits more this spring. And they made brief positive mention of AANR too! Their article starts with some interesting language "paralleling" biblical verse from Genesis before moving on to discuss the virtues of going bare. Read Article...
Garden of Eden without fig-leaves hits raw nerve -
Australian Press Notes Christian Naturists in Florida. Bill Martin's religious-based nudist camp
Natura, America's first Christian nudist camp has upset many quarters, writes Tony Allen-Mills in New York. December 19, 2005. Read Article...
American prudes and European nudes - Rick
Steves writes European travel guidebooks and hosts travel shows on
public television and public radio.On a recent trip to Europe, he spent
an afternoon relaxing at the German spa resort of Baden-Baden. In two
hours, I saw more naked people than I've seen in the last two years.
A Vacation From Your Clothes - Having
nothing to wear isn't a problem at this resort. In a quiet corner of New River, Ariz., residents and visitors hike, play
volleyball and swim - naked.
No Shoes, No Shirt, No Worries -
WHEN Larry Massa says he likes to travel light, he means it. No need for a
jacket and tie at dinner, a pristine set of tennis whites when he hits the
court, or even a bathrobe to wear when heading from his hotel room to the
pool or the spa. Read Article...
Nudist spas shed secrecy, skinny-dip in mainstream - Nudist resorts
are dropping the fig leaf.
Clothing-free resorts have traditionally been rustic, mom-and-pop
campgrounds hidden deep in the woods, away from prying eyes and bluenosed
politicians. But now, fancy nude recreation spots are springing up along
major highways, and resort owners are joining chambers of commerce,
sponsoring charity drives and hosting civic events.
- The Hidden River Resort
is an 88 acre camping facility that has been open since 1996. While the site has electrical hookups, hot bathhouses, natural trails and a pool, it isnít an ordinary camping facility. Instead Hidden River Resort is a clothing optional campground for naturalists. Read Article...
Nude teens raising eyebrows in Vermont - This summer, a group of teenagers has disrobed near
restaurants, bookstores and galleries, igniting a debate about whether
this bohemian southern Vermont town should ban a practice that has been
tolerated until now.
- NaturistMusings - Random news articles &
writings about nudity. Some very good ones relating to body freedom and
Christian Naturism. You will have to dig for them though. It does
have photos of nudists throughout and some articles are of general nudism.
American Association for
Nude Recreation Cyber Bulletin