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Naked and Happy

Here’s a question I sometimes ask myself. For instance: friends are coming at home, shall I be naked? I am going to jog in the woods, shall I go naked? I am on holiday, shall I chose a naked venue?

The facts are, as a nudist, I am spending most of my time entirely naked. When I say entirely, I mean entirely, not even a watch or jewelry. Nudity is my normal and natural state. Unfortunately, society does not tolerate nudists everywhere, otherwise, I think I would be naked whenever weather and conditions permit.

So coming back to this post question. My natural answer is: always. However, I cannot completely cut myself from society. I therefore need to own some comfortable clothing for social interaction. Besides those moments when society requires me to be clothed, the simple answer to the question remains always! Friends are coming, I will be naked. I…

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Why Nude Photos are Important to Naturism

We should not be prudes,show ourselves nude!

Asian American Naturist

IMG_1536 This is an example of who we are. There is no shame, lust, or degradation.

Imagine if you will that this blog wasn’t about naturism, but about camping and backpacking.  In my theoretical camping blog I’d write about my travels, offer advice, discuss issues within the camping/backpacking community, and show you pictures of my trips.   No one would get upset about pictures of Yosemite or the Grand Canyon.  But in reality my blog isn’t about camping, but nude recreation and the naturist lifestyle.

Since its early days, naturism has been portraying the nude human body in photography.  In fact, it was nudist magazines that set the legal precedent for nude images to be published.  Up until 1958, it was illegal for nudist magazines to be mailed by the U.S. Postal Service. In SUNSHINE BOOK COMPANY v. SUMMERFIELD, The U.S. District Court of Columbia ruled that nudist magazines could…

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