Children in Naturism: Our children are being raised in a society where we are constantly bombarded with messages that make us feel ashamed and insecure about our bodies. We are told that we are only worthy if we reach the impossible ideals of the beauty myth. Concurrently, our bodies are also being objectified and over-sexualized. Naturism is the very antidote...
stephen gough, naturist.
Of the two genders, women get the most pressure from society to meet to unrealistic expectations of physical beauty. That is one of the reason that women benefit most from being a naturist but it is also why they have the hardest time trying naturism. For a woman, the idea of being nude in a social setting is fraught with fears related to a lifetime of sexual objectification and subconscious attacks on their self-esteem.
Fashion is often considered the antithesis to naturism. It can indeed be an oppressive tyrant. But it can also simply be an aesthetic or artistic consideration. We interview Joshua Williams, an adjunct professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York who recently discovered naturism.
Act Naturally - The Movie
A Miscellany: A variety of items with no unifying theme: updates, listener comments, nudity as power, a book, and a movie.
Contrary to recent reports, there is youth in naturism! The truth is revealed about adolescent and young adult naturists. We also discuss how to attract more young people into naturist clubs.