one of my free-living friends will join me. When I say that happiness is
having no tan lines, they just laugh. Even the Port Stephens bus driver,
who picks me up at Newcastle railway station at 8pm, smirks and raises
his eyebrows when I ask him to drop me at the Samurai Beach resort. More...
birthday celebrants elude Durango police
Defying the cold with little but youthful exuberance, 15 mostly naked
bike riders marked the 26th birthday of a friend with a streak through
downtown Durango. "It was awesome, one of the funnest days I've had on
Main street," said birthday boy Steve, who declined to give his last name.
"It was my best birthday by far." More...
cyclists participate in the Fremont Summer Solstice Parade
saw a massive group of eighty painted naked cylists in the 2003 Fremont
Summer Solstice Parade, four times as many as in years previous. They also
officially joined the Fremont Arts Council event by hosting a float for
the first time. More...
When I was 10, I remember feeling ashamed of my body. The 13- and 14-year-olds
at summer camp would make fun of us younger boys for not being as developed.
I attended a Baptist high school where they scared us with a lot of talk
about sexually transmitted diseases. We thought that homosexuals and sexually
active people all had AIDS and we could get it by them breathing on us.
And we thought our bodies were something to be hidden. We're supposed to
try to follow the Bible. More...
IS BACK IN JAIL AGAIN
NAKED rambler Stephen Gough was back behind bars last night - only
hours after being freed. Gough, 44, had only just resumed his journey from
Land's End to John O'Groats on Friday night after he was released from
Inverness prison. He had been sentenced to three months after being found
guilty of breach of the peace, but was freed because he had been in custody
since October 6. More...
Burger Kings OK breast-feeding
Burger King adopted a corporate policy Friday allowing women to breast-feed
their children in restaurants. The new policy came as indignant Utah mothers
were trying to organize a "nurse-in" for today at the fast-food giant's
restaurants across the country.The mothers are fed up over harassment they
say they have taken for breast-feeding in public. They were focusing their
rage on Burger King after one of its employees on Nov. 8 asked a nursing
mother at a Sandy restaurant to either go into the bathroom or leave the
braves chilly China
A stark naked man ran the streets of northeast China's freezing Changchun
city for five hours before being taken in for a dressing down at the police
station, state media reported on Tuesday. The runner impressed onlookers
not just by enduring sub-zero temperatures so well, but also by being fit
enough to run barefoot around the city for most of Monday morning, the
Beijing Morning Post said. More...
FIGHT THEM ON THE BEACH!
It has long been renowned for its wonderful glistening white sands
and the picture-perfect views. But yesterday naturists joined forces with
traders, residents and horse riders to declare all-out war against the
National Trust over one of the West's most stunning beaches.The unusual
alliance claims Britain's largest conservation charity has infuriated a
huge cross-section of people who use and work at Dorset's beautiful Studland
Bay, near Swanage. More...
Needed to Represent ClothesFree.com on a Primetime ABC Television Series
IS YOUR FAMILY READY FOR PRIMETIME TELEVISION? THE ABC NETWORK BRINGS
YOU "THE SWAP"(working title), AIRING SUMMER OF 2004."The Swap" is an exciting
new series that invites you behind the walls of America's homes and lets
you experience how families run their lives. Each episode involves two
families and a fun twist: the Moms of each household swap places for ten
days! This part requests a naturist family to appear on "The Swap" and
ClothesFree International, Inc. will be pre screening families
to represent the naturist community. More...
camp calls for new members
IF you've literally got nothing on this Sunday, Adelaide's Tindo Nudist
Club wants you. And South Australia's first burst of warm weather may just
convince you to check it out. With temperatures of about 28C predicted
for many centres, the club is opening its door to new members this weekend. More...
brings freedom from fashion industry
We are owned by the fashion industry, and nothing short of a nudist
revolution will set us free. According to a recent study in USA Today,
clothing originated about 50,000 years ago, as humans migrated out of Africa
into areas with colder climates. More...
Resort Evacuated During Wildfires Now Open
At least they don't have to worry about their laundry. The Deer Park
Nudist resort, evacuated briefly when wildfires blackened the area in the
foothills around the facility just west of Interstate 15, has been without
water since Oct. 25. Residents, who fled with their clothes on, returned
the following day. "We were surrounded by fire. It is miraculous. It burned
all around us, but we didn't burn," Deer Park Manager Patty Patton said.
The resort's water cistern was damaged, however. More...
Nude Has Unseen Advantages?
Her dry cleaning bills are practically nonexistent. Shopping for clothes
is never a problem, either. But then again, in her line of work -- performing
naked, save for a pair of Manolo Blahnik stilettos and the occasional wig,
rubber chicken, or household prop --- London-based, Spanish choreographer-dancer,
Maria La Ribot is not your typical ecdysiast. More...
beach bares all again after long ban
DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Ironically in a country known for skimpy bikinis that
reveal more than they cover, Rio de Janeiro has balked for the past nine
years at allowing a nude beach, but that is now changing. More...
HOT-SHOT snooker player Steve Davis stripped off on cue to Dare To
Bare and support the launch of a charity fundraising calendar this week
raising awareness of men's cancer. The six times snooker world champion
launched the calendar, which features naked Howard Smith Paper Group employees,
supporting the appeal by Steve's friend Colin Osborne, who almost died
from the disease two years ago. More...
await resupply of water
DEVORE - Many High Desert commuters may drive right by the Deer Park
Nudist Resort in Devore on their way to and from work without ever knowing
it is there. Lying just west of Interstate 15 in the Devore foothills,
the resort seems to hide in plain sight. More...
West's restaurant in the raw
We've had a Key West Grill for years, and pretty soon we'll be adding
a Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, another culinary import out of Key West,
Fla. That little city teetering on the edge of American culture recently
opened one more epicurean delight, but don't expect to see it around here
anytime soon. More...
magazine show male and female nudes in ads
November 17, 2003 issue of People Magazine happens to have to two separate
ads depicting one male and one female nude for the purpose of selling products.
This is a step in the right direction though when it comes to promoting
nude body acceptance. But as always, people in ads are usually very good
looking and might make the average people feel below par. Ads like these
are becoming more common in America. More...
Dr. Phil - let's get naked!
Author Lisa Bonnice reveals in her new book, Addressing the GOO-the
metaphysics of weight loss, that being a nudist helped her tremendously
in her weight loss efforts. More...
Trust is restricting naturists' beach size
Naturists, who have been using the beach for 50 years, say the trust
is making them use an area a fifth of the size they used to enjoy. More...
rambler' guilty of breach of peace
The case, at Dingwall Sheriff Court, was eventually conducted in Gough's
absence after he demanded to be tried naked in the courtroom.. More...
Band Naked For Success
We are promoting a positive, family-oriented nudist lifestyle," says
Gentry, the station manager and morning deejay for Clayton radio station
WBZB, 1090 AM. "It's the PG-rated version where you can take your family,
not the adult side of things. That's not our mission, so to speak.. More...
Reynolds decides not to nude bungy jump
Veteran Hollywood star Burt Reynolds says that, despite his past exploits,
he will resist the urge to bungy jump nude during his stay in the resort
town of Taupo, central North Island.. More...
bare all to help cats
Posing nude for a calendar is a craze sweeping the nation - and members
of Croydon Cats Protection are determined not to miss out.. More...
your clothes off and stay for lunch
The former engineer, a retiree and nudist, was perched at the bar of
Naked Lunch, Key West's -- and perhaps the country's -- first stand-alone
clothing-optional restaurant. More...
pool at Mandalay Bay reveal differing versions
She's not European. She's not a supermodel. She's a 41-year-old businesswoman
from Orlando, Fla. And nearly everyone in the Moorea Beach Club was, at
least occasionally, sneaking peeks at Laurie Coppinger's chest as she lounged
Lets 'Discreet' Naturists Bare All
Naturists won a concession from the Government tonight to prevent them
being prosecuted for shedding their clothes. More...
cheer Rio court's ruling on clothing-optional beach
After a nearly decade-long fight, a five-judge panel ruled recently
that Abrico beach, a secluded, white sand cove on the western outskirts
of the city, would be declared Rio's official nudist beach. More...
blushes for nudist resort's ambitions
"We're taking it up a notch in the nudism industry," Caliente marketing
director Catherine Walton said as a worker hammered metal sheeting into
the ceiling of the 40-room motel to open in December. More...
It's become popular and profitable to raise money for worthy causes
by selling what's called "benefit calendars." More...
management team naked for camera clairity
The team shed all their clothes for photographer Paul Freeman to show
how clear pictures taken with the Olympus camera can be. More...
not to wear
It's taken me about a week to get the title of Wearing the One-Buttoned
Suit. Even when the video cover arrived displaying an acre of naked flesh,
I thought it might be an instructional programme about fashion. Wrong,
wrong, wrong. The one-buttoned suit, far from being an elegantly tailored
affair flattering to all shapes and sizes, is, in fact, your basic birthday
lets naturists off hook
Naturists of the UK unite, you have nothing to lose but your clothes.
Rise up in all your naked glory, David Blunkett salutes you. More...
Devastation at Swallows Sun Island - photos
The photographs on this page were taken on Tuesday, October 28, 2003
documenting the devastation that occurred as a result of the "South-East
arm of the Cedar Fire" at Swallows Sun Island in Harbison Canyon. The photographs
on this page were taken late in the day, and under very smoky conditions.
If anyone can help, please send a donation check to:
Swallows Sun Island
1631 Harbison Canyon Road
El Cajon, CA. 92019
Balfour's Nudist Upbringing
THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE star ERIC BALFOUR is comfortable taking
his clothes off in most situations - because he spent much of his growing
years on a nudist colony. The 26-year-old actor's mother worked on a nudist
camp in California and, as a result, much of Balfour's time was spent free
of clothing. More...
of Rappahannock' calendar orders soaring
More than 1,200 advance orders have been placed for "The Men of Rappahannock
County" calendar as the calendar story goes national on network news stations
this week.. More...
scene arouses police interest
Taipei City police videotaped the first two performances of the Sun
Son Theater's new play amid widespread media reports of its five minutes
of nudity. More...
file lawsuit to support 'Naked Karaoke'
The planned event struck a sour note with the establishment's neighbors,
who called Town Hall to complain. Soon, Saint Pierre got a visit from town
authorities, who said he could face fines or arrest if he operated the
naked musical performance without a permit. More...
fight for topless rights
MERRITT ISLAND -- Jan Frandsen likes swimming, gardening and other
outdoor activities, but wants the freedom to do them without wearing a
blouse if she chooses. The 46-year-old wife and mother, and her 14-year-old
daughter, Athela, are among 10 women fighting for that right through a
federal lawsuit. She said the law as it stands it discriminatory. More...
May Outlaw Nudism At Mazo Beach
Naturists are trying to convince state legislators not to ban nudism
at the Mazomanie Beach. More...
play volleyball at Palm Springs nudist resort
Don't tune in to the Palm Springs episode of "The Surreal Life 2" to
see Tammy Faye Bakker Messner nude. The WB reality series shot footage
of its captive celebrities at the Desert Shadows Inn nudist resort Monday,
but the former Palm Springs-based televangelist didn't show up. More...
World on HBO
HBO chronicles artist's 'nude installations' around world. You just
long to call it "Around the World in 80,000 Nudes." Or "It's a Naked, Naked,
Naked, Naked (but Non-erotic) World." Artist r Tunick would probably
get a chuckle out of it. More...
join New York nude photo shoot
Hundreds of women, all volunteers, arrived at about 3 a.m. Sunday,
stripped off their clothes and composed their bodies into sculptural shapes
and formations meant to imitate streets, buildings and cityscapes. The
building had been closed to the public during the shoot. More...
on Stage and Nobody's Shocked
Nude performances are becoming commonplace on Korea's theatrical stages.
The opera "Rigoletto," which closed early this month, featured men and
women fully or partially nude, followed by a dance musical with "bare"
to go naked in public in Chico prevails
The right to go naked in public in Chico remains intact after the City
Council Tuesday declined a proposed anti-nudity law. More...
show needs nudists this Monday in Palm Springs
The CFI needs four young women volleyball players (they already have
enough men) to play volleyball at Desert Shadows Inn in Palm Springs with
six famous stars and one surprise guest. Tammy Faye Bakker, Erik Estrada,
Vanilla Ice, Tracy Bingham, and Real World's Trishelle will be at DSI on
Monday Oct. 27th for the filming of 'Surreal Life 2'. More...
Life 2' set to film in desert
Former televangelist Tammy Faye Messner and porn legend Ron Jeremy
will gain more exposure than they've had in a long, long time in an upcoming
episode of WB's "Surreal Life 2" being shot at a Palm Springs nudist recort.
They are part of a cast of celebrities who began a nearly two-week shoot
Monday in a Hollywood Hills mansion. The others are rapper Vanilla Ice,
"ChiPs" actor Erik Estrada, former "Baywatch" actress Traci Bingham and
"Real World: Las Vegas" cast member Trishelle. More...
it all hang out
Whatever happened to the hippie dream? Armed only with his sunhat,
Akin Ojumu hopes to find the naked truth at Nudestock - California's premier
nudist rock festival. That might not be the real Stones playing, but there's
a pensioner with a far-out piercing... and soon the vibes are truly groovy. More...