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Who Cares About Your Genitals

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Preface

I wrote this essay as part of a first year writing course I took this fall with Dr. Andrew Joseph Pegoda. To put this into context, I am a senior (5th year) undergraduate mathematics major taking this particular English core requirement for the third time. The original assignment was to define a mores or ritual in American culture. In freaking out I decided to write in a style that I was more familiar with. With that in mind, here is the result.

Who Cares About Your Genitals?

In 2003, Stephen Peter Gough began hiking naked through the United Kingdom “earning the nickname ‘the naked rambler’.” His more than thirty subsequent arrests resulted in “almost seven years in prison” (Gough 6 and 160). Given the potential consequences of public nudity, we can see how strongly western culture values the ritual of clothing oneself. Thus, we define socially mandated…

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How to Raise Naturist Kids Part 1

YNA series on how to raise naturist kids — an interview with naturist families and addressing a common question about naturism and dress codes! When parents decide to raise naturist kids or introduce their children to naturism, there are some common questions and concerns that tend to arise. Since we occasionally get emails from parents…

via YNA Guide: How To Raise Naturist Kids and Introduce Naturism Part 1 (via Young Naturists America) — clothes free life

Man who suffered from body obsession on Nude Tour

Robert John says nudist colonies helped him get over Body Dysmorphic Disorder FOR most of his life Robert John would agonise about perceived flaws in his body and was later diagnosed with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) – an obsessive preoccupation with appearance. Now, aged 33, he has found a new lease of life after visiting…

via Man who suffered body obsession on nudist colony cycling tour (via Camden New Journal) — clothes free life

Twitter for Naturists.

Twitter. We all know twitter. We all love it. Many others love it too. There can be people who pretend to be naturists and follow all the naturists they can round up. Only… these yokels aren’t naturists. Not nudists either. They’re out to collect images of nude people. Sometimes they are easily detectable because they…

via Twitter for naturists. Do you know these nifty things already? — Zjuzdme.org

A nudist tells why she loves being nude — The Shaven Circumcised Nudist Life

Originally posted on All Nudist: Cherie Lidbury talks about how she feels more comfortable without clothes. Source: A nudist tells why she loves being nude

via A nudist tells why she loves being nude — The Shaven Circumcised Nudist Life