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July, 2016

Streaker to spend a week in jail for world's greatest nude run (video) (Elise Cooper, Mashable, Thursday, July 28, 2016)
You Should Get Naked More Often. It's Good for You. (Joni Sweet, Thrillist, Thursday, July 28, 2016)
Naked Man Emerges From The Sea (Paul Fontaine & Frank Tschöpe, Grapevine, Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
London's Naked Restaurant Is Leaving for the Hedonistic Paradise of Paris (Clint Rainey, Grub Street, Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
Gang of Muslims storm nudist pool in Germany yelling 'Allahu Akbar' and threatening to 'exterminate' women for being 'sluts' (Gareth Davies, Daily Mail, Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
Muslim gang storms nudist pool in Germany screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’, spitting at kids and threatening to ‘exterminate’ women for being ‘sl*ts’ (Simon Tomlinson, The Sun, Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
Nudist bathers in Germany 'threatened by men who swam onto beach and shouted Allahu Akhbar' (James Rothwell, The Telegraph, Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
Young Muslims Threaten Nudist Bathers With ‘Extermination’ (Chris Tomlinson, Breitbart, Tuesday, July 26, 2016)
Nude photo exhibition opens in Copenhagen (The Local, Tuesday, July 26, 2016)
Loved Channel 4's ‘Naked Attraction’? Here Are 7 Activities You Should Try In The Buff (Natasha Hinde, Huffington Post UK, Tuesday, July 26, 2016)
Hanlan's Point Beachgoers Shouldn't Have to be Nude (Michael Lyons, Torontoist, Monday, July 25, 2016)
Northeast Naturist Festival: 6 days of fun, community and naked people (David Figura, New York Upstate, Monday, July 25, 2016)
Princess's naked Adam and Eve primer covered up by prudes (The Telegraph, Monday, July 25, 2016)
Broome nudists battle to keep slice of beach as naturism's popularity declines (Erin Parke, ABC News Australia, Sunday, July 24, 2016)
You gotta fight for the right to... fish naked: Naturists in tiny West Australian tourist town who have enjoyed nude beach days for decades are in a battle to maintain their lifestyle (Aneeta Bhole, Daily Mail, Sunday, July 24, 2016)
Boat full of naked people filmed leaving Devon port on 'nude cruise' (video) (North Devon Journal, Sunday, July 24, 2016)
Nude cruise along South Devon coast causes quite a stir (Plymouth Herald, Saturday, July 23, 2016)
UK Nudist beaches Exposed: Here's where everyone is getting naked this summer (David Trayner, Daily Star, Saturday, July 23, 2016)
'Nude Painting of Israeli Minister Was Offensive to Women. It's Not Political' (Nir Gontarz, Haaretz, Saturday, July 23, 2016)
Clothing-optional policy at Hanlan's beach displays Toronto's tolerance (Marcus Gee, The Globe and Mail, Friday, July 22, 2016)
Nude beach debate has a point: Naturist prez (Sean Fitzgerald, Canoe, Friday, July 22, 2016)
Didn't get the memo? Eva Longoria enjoys nudist beach – but wears bikini (Jack Wetherill, Daily Star, Friday, July 22, 2016)
Eva Longoria Missed the Memo On Nude Beaches (TMZ, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
'We got skin, you got skin, love your body, ain't no sin': Meet the nude activist who regularly gets naked in public and marches against anti-nudity laws to 'free' others (Miranda Bryant, Daily Mail, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
The Morning Skate, July 21: Bare buns, bombs away in baseball, and scary, scary Republicans (Joseph Ruttle, The Province, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Could more nudist beaches in North Wales help boost region's economy? (Sarah Hodgson, Daily Post, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Naturists want 'designated nude area' at popular beach (David Tucker, Independent, Irelend, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
The nudist friendly places where you can really cool off in Gloucestershire (Jenni Phillips, Gloucestershire Live, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Nudists at Toronto Island's ‘clothing-optional’ beach want all beach bums bare (Jessica Botelho-Urbanski, Toronto Star via Hamilton Spectator, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Beach-goers told to disrobe or leave (Peter Goffin, The Canadian Press via The Record, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Mom gets drunk, goes skinny dipping in Iowa lake (Rebecca Lewis, KTNV Action 13 News, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Florida mom shows off ‘lumpy, bumpy’ body in nude photo to teach Playmate Dani Mathers a lesson on body shaming – ‘Unsee THIS!’ (video) (Jessica Schladebeck, New York Daily News, Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Hanlan's Point nudists want beach-goers to bare all (Jessica Botelho-Urbanski, Toronto Star, Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
Facebook user posts naked photo in response to Dani Mathers' body-shaming Snapchat (Olivie Blair, Independent, Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
Pensioner and 24-year-old woman strip completely naked after being paired up on nude dating show (Nicola Agius, Mirror, Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
First We Were Talking About Skinny Dipping (Beth Ann Fennelly, Oxford American, Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
Where are the nudist beaches in North Wales? (Sarah Hodgson, Daily Post, Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
This Is Me Having My Naked Body Painted In Public At Age 60 (Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D., The Huffington Post, Tuesday, July 19, 2016)
Five Cornish Nudist Beaches To Try (Pirate FM, Tuesday, July 19, 2016)
‘Show respect to the nudists:’ Sign at ‘clothing optional’ beach orders non-nude out (Will Campbell & Ashley Molnar, Global News, Tuesday, July 19, 2016)
There are plenty of nudist beaches around Cornwall (CGMikeS, West Briton, Tuesday, July 19, 2016)
Is skinny dipping the ultimate healing practice? (Katie Maguire, Well and Good, Monday, July 18, 2016)
The Naked Truth About Melania From the Man Who Disrobed Her (video) (Matthew Mosk & Brian Ross, ABC News, Monday, July 18, 2016)
A Playboy Playmate found this normal woman's naked body gross. So she posted it online (video) (Rachel Premack, Washington Post, Monday, July 18, 2016)
100 Sheroes Just Posed Nude At The Republican National Convention (Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post, Monday, July 18, 2016)
This Is What Happened When 100 Women Got Naked at the Republican National Convention (Kate Storey, Esquire, Aunday, July 17, 2016)
47 Nearly Nude Photos From St. Louis' World Naked Bike Ride 2016 (Holly Ravazzolo, Riverfront Times, Saturday, July 16, 2016)
St. Louisans take part in 9th annual Naked Bike Ride (video) (Fox 2 News St. Louis, Saturday, July 16, 2016)
In Worcester, nude-figure sketch classes drawing attention (Sophie Haigney, Boston Globe, Friday, July 15, 2016)
Arts: Sea of nude bodies becomes citywide art installation (David A. Smith, Waco Tribune, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
Surf Naked: It's National Nude Day (Justin Housman, Surfer, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
The Big Brother Houseguests Got Naked (Why? Because It's National Nude Day, That's Why!) (Jean Bentley, E! News, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
Free speech rights do not cover our bodies or our nipples (Alan Vervaeke, The Laconia Daily Sun, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
‘The Skinny Dip” Is The Most Relaxing Show About Nude Swimming You Will Ever Watch (Allison Picurro, Decider, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
19 Secrets From Practicing Nudists (Sara Coughlin, Refinery 29, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
Man escapes jail sentence after nudist beach indecent assault (Gabrielle Jeffery, Weekend Courier, Thursday, July 14, 2016)
I don't have constitutional right to 'feel comfortable' in public (Denise C. Burke, The Laconia Daily Sun, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Japan's 'naked restaurant' backs down over age, weight limits (Julian Ryall, The Telegraph, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Why Dating Naked Is Actually a Fantastic Idea (Charyn Pfeuffer, Thrillist, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
How to say 'nudist beach' in Spanish (Part 2) (Mike Miksche, Daily Xtra, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
KZN nudist beach: Mission to find the naked truth (Nivashni Nair, Times Live, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Naked Truth: Nudists don't sweat on ways to keep cool during summer heat (video) (Heath Allen, WDSU 6 NBC , Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Everyone Gather 'Round for the Tale of Bryan Cranston's Adventures at a Nudist Colony (video) (Rohan Nadkarni, GQ, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Going nude could be a new opportunity (The Advocate, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Naked and Unafraid (Connelly Hardaway, Charleston City Paper, Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Sunny Glades promotes conservation and naturist lifestyle (Trevor Terfloth, Chatham Daily News, Tuesday, July 12, 2016)
Tolerance isn't always easy but one of things that makes U.S. great (Fred W. Van Nest, The Laconia Daily Sun, Monday, July 11, 2016)
I Was Naked In Front Of Strangers For 4 Days & Here's What Happened (Rachel Krantz, Bustle, Tuesday, July 12, 2016)
See Incredible Images of Spencer Tunick's Hull Project (Carol Civre, ArtNet News, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Clothing optional: Thousands attempt skinny-dip record (video) (Kellie Hwang, The Arizona Republic via USA Today, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Naked Diners Eat Free at Berlin Restaurant (Virginia Chamlee, Eater, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Flashes of genius: the wild world of the naked Neo Naturists (Sean O'Hagan, The Guardian, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Nude swimmer pulled from Hermann Park lake (video) (KHOU Houston, Monday, July 11, 2016)
The day I got naked for Spencer Tunick (video) (Hannah Tomes, The Guardian, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Italy set to open its first naked restaurant in Milan (Angela Giuffrida, The Local, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Nudefest 2016: Somerton and Frome MP David Warburton attends naturist event near Langport (video) (Bodhi Maia, Somerset Live, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Nudist group withdraws proposal for dedicated Tasmanian beach (Ted O'Connor, ABC News Australia, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Sprint, Samsung advertising during ‘Dating Naked’ show draws fire (Mark Davis, The Kansas City Star, Monday, July 11, 2016)
Hundreds flock to Haulover Beach to celebrate nude beach's 25-year anniversary (Paradise Afshar, Local 10 News ABC, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Hundreds of naked bike riders made their way through Boston Saturday night (Dan Fogarty, Boston Globe, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Walking, talking nude gallery raises eyebrows on NYC Bodypainting Da (, Russia Today, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Naked cyclists head through Exeter to promote road safety and environmental issues (video) (Lewis Clarke, Express &Echo, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Plan for clothing option beach in Tasmania's North-West must go to Parks and Wildlife, council says (Mercury, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
NSFW Photos: 100 Totally Naked People Got Painted In Midtown NYC (Scott Lynch, Gothamist, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Nude games: Contestants take it off to play in New River (video) (Adrian Hedden, The Arizona Republic, Sunday, July 10, 2016)
Terry Richardson Shares Nude Photo of His Girlfriend Taking a Bath With One of Their Twins (In Touch Weekly, Saturday, July 9, 2016)
Facebook targets local artist Ildikó Kalapács for nude paintings on her page (Kristi Luccetta, Inlander, Saturday, July 9, 2016)
Dozens in NYC Get Naked for Art (Associated Press via WNBC 4 NBC New York, Saturday, July 9, 2016)
Thousands strip for Sea of Hull mass nude photograph (BBC News Humberside, Saturday, July 9, 2016)
Photos from World Naked Bike Ride 2016 in Buffalo: What was seen in the streets? (Joed Viera, New York Upstate, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Female lecturer shows up naked to faculty meeting in political protest, reaction was definitely unexpected (Emily Powers, Buzoac Review, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Nudist wins right to parade privates in his own garden (David Charter, The Times, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Hull set for City of Culture mass nude photograph (BBC News Humberside, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Removing the Barriers to Breastfeeding in the UK (Sue Ashmore, Huffington Post, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Swimming pools in Madrid to hold a 'no swimsuit' day after campaign by naturists' groups to practise nudism in public places (Ian Sparks, The Daily Mail, Thursday, July 7, 2016)
Nude Recreation Week: Resort hosts Nude Games (Kellie Hwang, The Arizona Republic, Wednesday, July 6, 2016)
No Swimsuit Day: Madrid allows nude bathing in public pools to 'educate & transmit Western values' (Russia Today, Wednesday, July 6, 2016)
Ay Caramba! Madrid Pools Allow Naked Swimming (Sputnik News, Wednesday, July 6, 2016)
German man wins right to walk naked in his garden (Justin Huggler, Telegraph, Wednesday, July 6, 2016)
Exeter naked bike ride under threat after clash with rowing regatta (Exeter Express and Echo, Wednesday, July 6, 2016)
A nudist colony in Fair Grove? (Marilyn Smith, Buffalo Reflex, Tuesday, July 5, 2016)
Police drag naked man off gay beach in NYC, as he screams, 'Help me' (video) (Mary Emily O'Hara, The Daily Dot, Tuesday, July 5, 2016)
‘The Naked Magic Show’ and other magic you'll find in Atlanta (Jon Waterhouse, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Tuesday, July 5, 2016)
Worthing's first naked bike ride is ‘overwhelming success’ (pictures) (James Butler, Worthing Herald, Monday, July 4, 2016)
Cyclists Strip in Guildhall Square Ahead of Naked Bike Ride (About My Area Portsmouth, Sunday, July 3, 2016)
After being hit twice, man takes on naked bike ride to promote safer roads (video) (Sean Previl, Halifax Herald, Saturday, July 2, 2016)

June, 2016

How to say 'nudist beach' in Spanish (Part 1) (Mike Miksche, Daily Xtra, Thursday, June 30, 2016)
Naked pedestrian strolls through Burlington (WCVB 5 Boston, Thursday, June 30, 2016)
Why Belarusians are getting naked at work (Clara Lindh, CNN, Thursday, June 30, 2016)
Health: The benefits of daring to bare (Norman Bateman, Morpeth Herald, Thursday, June 30, 2016)
Pregnant Alanis Morissette Goes Skinny-Dipping, Is Having the Best Trimester Ever (Matthew Scott Donnelly, PopCrush, Thursday, June 30, 2016)
Lukas Graham on Growing Up Using a 'Nudist, Unisex Bathhouse' in Copenhagen (Andrea Dresdale, ABC News, Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
Sunscreen, VT law protect naked man in Burlington (Joel Banner Baird, Burlington Free Press, Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
No shirt, no shoes? No problem for cruise companies using sex to lure travelers (Eileen Ogintz, Fox News, Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
Naturist retreat in the Southern Highlands a rare opportunity (Sonja Koremans, Domain, Monday, June 27, 2016)
Thousands of nude bikers ride through Portland (video) (, KION via CNN & KSN, Sunday, June 26, 2016)
The less the clothes the better for these bicyclists who rode naked for a cause (video) (CNN via WDAY 6, Sunday, June 26, 2016)
World Naked Bike Ride as seen by the naked eye (photos) (Dillon Pilorget, The Oregonian, Saturday, June 25, 2016)
22-year-old finds out the price of skinny dipping (Barrie Today, Friday, June 24, 2016)
Flash to stop a crash: Worthing Naked Bike Ride set to take place (James Butler, Worthing Herald, Wednesday, June 22, 2016)
Top reasons you should vacation at a nudist resort—no less than once (Newspaper Post, Wednesday, June 22, 2016)
Jihadist threatens terror attack on nudist colony because he doesn't like the idea of naked bottoms on display (Ian Sparks & Scott Campbell, Mirror, Tuesday, June 21, 2016)
Off With the Bras! Sweden Legalizes Public Nudity for Humanitarian Reason (Sputnik News, Tuesday, June 21, 2016)
Members of 111-year-old German naturist club have been banned from skinny dipping in lake in case they offend residents of new refugee centre (Allan Hall and Euan McLelland, Daily Mail, Tuesday, June 21, 2016)
Dark Mofo nude swimmers mark winter solstice and bring cheeky end to Hobart festival (Pablo Vinales, ABC News Australia, Monday, June 20, 2016)
Nudist sentenced for public indecency in Perth (BBC News Scotland, Monday, June 20, 2016)
Mom warns others of the dangers of bathing suits for kids (Angela Brown, San Francisco Globe, Sunday, June 19, 2016)
Nude yoga where you bring a mat and an open mind (Karen Shrosbery, ABC News Australia, Sunday, June 19, 2016)
Fremont naked bike ride could be less naked in 2017 (Dan Cassuto, KING 5, Sunday, June 19, 2016)
Photos: Nearly Naked Revelers Enjoying Glorious Mermaid Parade (Scott Lynch, Gothamist, Sunday, June 19, 2016)
Video 2 from Cambridge Naked Bike Ride 2016 (video) (Cambridge News, Saturday, June 18, 2016)
Over 1,500 Women Have Signed Up to Pose Nude at the Republican Convention (Kate Storey, Esquire, Thursday, June 16, 2016)
Nudist cyclists warned to wear clothes while using public bikes in Cork (Evening Echo, Thursday, June 16, 2016)
What it's like to eat in London's naked restaurant (video) (Barry Neild, CNN, Wednesday, June 15, 2016)
Childbirth Censorship - Women, Culture and the Silent Battle (News Republic, Tuesday, June 14, 2016)
World Naked Bike Ride 2016 Streaks Through Los Angeles (photos) (Gustavo Turner, LA Weekly, Monday, June 13, 2016)
Bum rush: photos of the World Naked Bike Ride in London (Guy Parsons, TimeOut London, Monday, June 13, 2016)
The Bunyadi review: I checked out London's naked restaurant and now I'm converted to eating in the nude (Christopher Hooton, Independent, Sunday, June 12, 2016)
Bare naked truth about worldwide biking movement (Don Wooten, Quad Cities Dispatch-Argus, Saturday, June 11, 2016)
Nude cyclists take in London landmarks on World Naked Bike Ride (BBC News, Saturday, June 11, 2016)
I had lunch at London's naked restaurant that has a waiting list of over 40,000 people – here's the verdict (Chloe Pantazi, Business Insider, Saturday, June 11, 2016)
KOMO Watercooler: Naked bike parade, naked restaurants, and romance novels (audio) (Charlie Harger & Taylor Van Cise, KOMO News, Friday, June 10, 2016)
'Sea lice' infiltrating Florida coast; one option: Swim naked ( Jed Lipinski, The Times-Picayune, Friday, June 10, 2016)
World Naked Bike Ride: Will it be passing through Surrey or Hampshire? (Laura Nightingale, Get Surrey, Friday, June 10, 2016)
Police called after Florida man dances naked in the rain (Ryan DiPentima, Palm Beach Post, Friday, June 10, 2016)
You Can Eat Naked in This Japanese Restaurant – Unless You're Over 60 or Overweight (Melissa Locker, Time, Friday, June 10, 2016)
Family, friends of Pasco teen say she took her life after bullying on Snapchat (Sara DiNatale, Tampa Bay Times, Thursday, June 9, 2016)
Prepare to avert your gaze: Date is set for Naked Bike Ride in St. Louis (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday, June 9, 2016)
World Naked Bike Ride London: Hordes of nude cyclists set to hit city's roads for protest (Sebastian Mann, Evening Standard, Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
Proven wrong, political consultant runs naked around California Capitol (Jeremy B. White, Sacramento Bee, Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
(Sean Keeley, Curbed Seattle, Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
Naked Bike Ride won't be spinning near Fat Cat Children's Festival (John McDonald, InfoTel News, Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
This is what people had to say about the World Naked Bike Ride in Cardiff (video) (Philip Dewey, Wales Online, Monday, June 6, 2016)
Thousands of Colombians shed inhibitions for nude photo project (Reuters, Monday, June 6, 2016)
EDL And Naked Bike Ride In Bristol Cause Surreal Scenes (Huffington Post, Monday, June 6, 2016)
Thousands in Colombia bare all for US photographer Spencer Tunick (AFP via Straits Times, Monday, June 6, 2016)
Naturists bare all after being stripped of Wreck Beach bus stop (Nick Eagland, Vacnouver Sun, Sunday, June 5, 2016)
Wreck Beach-goers tear a strip off TransLink for ending bus stop (David P. Ball, Vancouver Metro, Sunday, June 5, 2016)
Naked bike riders highlight 'vulnerability of cyclists' (BBC News, Saturday, June 4, 2016)
Harbin Hot Springs Slowly Emerging From Valley Fire (video) (Wilson Walker, KPIX CBS 5, Saturday, June 4, 2016)
Why we run naked with wild animals (audio) (BBC Newsday, Friday, June 3, 2016)
Revealed: The new Bristol World Naked Bike Ride route to avoid far-right EDL march on Saturday (Tristan Cork, Bristol Post, Friday, June 3, 2016)
Crowds cheer naked bike ride through downtown Bellingham (video) (Kyle Mittan & Evan Abell, The Bellingham Herald, Friday, June 3, 2016)
Naked cyclists, neo-Nazis and anti-fascists to meet in Bristol at same time and place on Saturday (Tristan Cork, Bristol Post, Thursday, June 2, 2016)
Naked runner raises questions (Carol Pershyn, Muskoka Region, Thursday, June 2, 2016)
Cyclists to bare all in annual Naked Bike Ride (Evening Echo, Wednesday, June 1, 2016)
The couples-only, clothing-optional cruise (John Hutchinson, New Zealand Herald, Wednesday, June 1, 2016)
Two women from the 'Free the Nipple' movement sue a Colorado city over topless ban - calling it discriminatory and sexist (video) (Valerie Edwards, Daily Mail, Wednesday, June 1, 2016)

May, 2016

Women Sue City Over Topless Ban, Calling It Discriminatory (Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press via ABC News, Tuesday, May 31, 2016)
Council To Be Asked To Designate "Clothing Optional" Beaches (Clare FM, Tuesday, May 31, 2016)
Women fight for the right to bare it all, insist sexual double standards need to end (Rachel Lau, Global News, Monday, May 30, 2016)
8 Amazing Nude Beaches You Can Find in the U.S. (Toby Orton, Oyster, Friday, May 27, 2016)
Is it OK to be naked in front of your kids? (Rebecca Koncienzcy, Liverpool Echo, Wednesday, May 25, 2016)
This NSFW nude production of “The Tempest” is the most brave and beautiful thing you will see today (Janet Upadhye and Peter Cooper, Salon, Monday, May 23, 2016)
Naked bike rider spotted in quiet Suffolk village (Sarah Barth, Road.cc, Sunday, May 22, 2016)
No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturists (Harold Heckle, Associated Press via ABC News, Saturday, May 21, 2016)
The Bard goes bare: The Tempest performed naked in New York (Mahita Gajanan, The Guardian, Friday, May 20, 2016)
Korean Tourists Feel Most Uncomfortable at Clothing-Optional Beaches (Lina Jang, The Korea Bizwire, Friday, May 20, 2016)
Clothing-optional, gay retreat for men opens outside Crawford (Cassie L. Smith, Waco Tribune, Friday, May 20, 2016)
#Launched: Running of the weird at Bay to Breakers (Natalie DiBlasio, USA Today, Tusday, May 17, 2016)
Should Women be Topless in Public? (Olivia Fleming, Harper's Bazaar, Monday, May 16, 2016)
House rejects toplessness bill (Max Sullivan, SeaCoast Online, Thursday, May 12, 2016)
Sign Up To Pose Nude At The Republican National Convention (Priscilla Frank, Huffington Post, Thursday, May 12, 2016)
We Asked a Young Nudist Why Young People Aren't Nudists Anymore (Sirin Kale, Broadly, Tuesday, May 10, 2016)
Naked boomers struggle to attract younger generation of nudists (Rafferty Baker, CBC News, Monday, May 9, 2016)
Old nudists struggling to recruit nakedness-averse millennials (video) (Katie Dowd, San Francisco Chronicls, Monday, May 9, 2016)
What happened when I did yoga naked with dozens of strangers (Jillian Richardson. New York Post, Monday, May 9, 2016)
From gurning to naturism, British traditions are wonderfully weird (Lynzy Billing, Metro, Friday, May 6, 2016)
Classic Doonesbury (1986) (Cartoon) (Garry B. Trudeau, Washington Post, Friday, May 6, 2016)
No nude bathing on the Fraser Coast as clothing-optional beach proposal knocked back (Ross Kay & Jodie van de Wetering, ABC News Australia, Thursday, May 5, 2016)
Jane Fonda Reveals She Went Skinny-Dipping With Michael Jackson: 'It Was His Idea!' (video) (Naja Rayne, People, Tuesday, May 3, 2016)
5 reasons NOT to get naked in Miami on Naked Gardening Day (David J. Neal, Miami Herald, Tuesday, May 3, 2016)
The Top 12 U.S. Cities for Observing World Naked Gardening Day (John Egan, Lawnstarter, Monday, May 2, 2016)
Gardening naked? OKC named top spot to get in touch with nature (Keaton Fox, KOKH, Monday, May 2, 2016)
Transient accused of killing Middletown yoga teacher, San Francisco tourist pleads guilty (Paul Elias, Associated Press via Santa Rosa Press-Democrat, Monday, May 2, 2016)
Dear Prudence: Help! The Neighbor's Kids Spied on Us Skinny Dipping (Mallory Ortberg, Slate, Monday, May 2, 2016)
Naked Jungle Run in Thailand in October 2016 (Dfly, Monday, May 2, 2016)
Village peep-le: Nude laundry, shopping starkers or banking in the buff... being naked is an everyday thing for this lot on holiday (Lee Price, The Sun, Sunday, May 1, 2016)
A clothes call in the garden (Caroline Dohack, Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouri, Sunday, May 1, 2016)
Nude student swimmers brave the cold for May Day dip (achel O'Donoghue, Daily Star, Sunday, May 1, 2016)

April, 2016

Nude spots to surf spots: 32 great Bay Area beaches (David Curran, San Francisco Chronicle, Friday, April 29, 2016)
Fisherman recounts river rescue of naked man (video) (Evan Schreiber, KRCR 7 ABC Sacramento, Friday, April 29, 2016)
Naked man rescued from chilly Sacramento River (Kelli Saam, KRCR 7 ABC, Friday, April 29, 2016)
Shelf Discovery: Skinny Dipping with Murder by Auralee Wallace (audio) (Kristin Dreyer Kramer, WCBE 90.5 FM, Monday, April 25, 2016)
Police: Autistic Teen Found At Beach Without Clothes On After Walking Out Of School (audio) (Holli Haerr, CBS New York, Sunday, April 24, 2016)
Would you dine in a naked restaurant? (Michael Stankiewicz, WTOP, Michael Stankiewicz)
A Naked and Afraid Contestant Just Proposed to His Girlfriend (Naked, Of Course) (video) (Jamie Cuccinelli, Brides, Saturday, April 23, 2016)
Studio Visit: Rocky Angel (Oakland) (Athan B. Gallery, Friday, April 22, 2016)
Why Did Huntington Beach Ban Naturists From a Public Pool They Had Used for Years? (Steve Lowery, OC Weekly, Orange County CA, Thursday, April 21, 2016)
Nude Restaurant to Open in London (video) (ABC News, Thursday, April 21, 2016)
"Clothing Optional" London Pop-Up Restaurant Requires Bare Necessities to Dine (Abbey White, Paste Magazine, Thursday, April 21, 2016)
Naked dining: London is about to get its first 'clothing-optional' restaurant (James Tennent, International Business Times, Wednesday, April 20, 2016)
A New Naked Restaurant Says It Has An 8,000-Person Waiting List To Dine (Laura Wagner, National Public Radio (NPR), April 20, 2016)
Gallery sues over fines for artwork of partially nude woman (Associated Press via Philadelphia Enquirer, Wednesday, April 20, 2016)
Zits: Hey, Dad, I-- (comic) (Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman, Zits Comics, Tuesday, April 19, 2016)
Emergency crews rescue naked swimmer from Estero Americano (Mary Callahan, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Monday, April 18, 2016)
Hearing on Penang nudist event put off to May 5 (Free Malaysia Today, Friday, April 15, 2016)
How floating naked may offer relief from pain, stress (Lindsay Carlton, Fox news, Thursday, April 14, 2016)
I got naked for the camera because fat bodies need to be seen (Joni Edelman, Ravishly, Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Naked Pictures in Tibet Cause Online Controvery (Manya Koetse, What's On Weibo, Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Clothing-optional RV park drawing mixed emotions from Palestine community (video) (Cara Prichard, KETK-NBC, Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Skinny-dipping safaris suggested to supplement struggling fishers (Bobby Jordan, Business Day, Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Bare Reality: Epsom photographer Laura Dodsworth's breast book becomes a play in Ewell (Jim Palmer, Your Local Guardian, Wednesday, April 13, 2016)
Q&A with Chapel Hill resident who bares everything for TV show "Naked and Afraid" (Brooke Fisher, The Daily Tar Heel, Monday, April 11, 2016)
For Staff on ‘Naked and Afraid,’ Work Is Just a Blur (John Koblin, New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 2016)
County gets RV destination park (Jennifer Sheridan, Palestine Herald-Press, Texas, Tuesday, April 5, 2016)
Skinny dipping is the new rage for singles (Julie Earle-Levine, New York Post, Saturday, April 2, 2016)
Nudists in Plea to Cover Costs (Kieran Rooney, Townsville Bulletin, Saturday, April 2, 2016)
April Fools' Day round-up in Denmark (Christian W, Copenhagen Post, Friday, April 1, 2016)
Conference Aston to strip wardrobes from bedrooms for nudist event (Meet Pie, Friday, April 1, 2016)
Norse nudists plan west side island idyll (Shetland News, Friday, April 1, 2016)
No Welcome Mat For Nudists (Mariane McLeod, Bayshore Broadcasting, Friday, April 1, 2016)

March, 2016

Newest Theatre Woodstock show Bare Bear Bones follows two empty nesters as they accidentally visit a nudist campground (Megan Stacey, Woodstock Sentinel-Review, Thursday, March 31, 2016)
Nudist Dorm Proposed (Kaleigh Farrelly, The Spur, Southwest Minnesota State University, Thursday, March 31, 2016)
Group wants Arkansas's prude nude law revoked (David Koon, Arkansas Times, Thursday, March 31, 2016)
The Hull people signing up to strip naked for Spencer Tunick's Sea Of Hull (Hull Daily Mail, Thursday, March 31, 2016)
Hull City of Culture mass-nude photo interest 'overwhelming' (BBC News Humberside, Thursday, March 31, 2016)
Minnesota man with penchant for nude yard work ordered to build fence (Forum News Service via Twin Cities Pioneer Press, Wednesday, March 30, 2016)
Hull set for City of Culture mass nude photograph (BBC News Humberside, Wednesday, March 30, 2016)
Family of nudist farmers reveal: 'The cows watch us ploughing in the nude!' (Francine Anker, Closer, Thursday, March 24, 2016)
Topless protester dragged out of crowd outside court after Jian Ghomeshi found not guilty (video) (National Post, Thursday, March 24, 2016)
From the Archive: Skinny-dipping in 1950s DeKalb County (Brett Rowland, Daily Chronicle, Tuesday, March 22, 2016)
Watch naked Broad Street reveller be 'rescued' by Bananaman (video) (Jasbir Authi, Birmingham Mail, Monday, March 21, 2016)
Natural Week: Naked in the Woods (Brittany Tedesco, BreakThru Radio, Monday, March 21, 2016)
Wasaga Beach committee of the whole recommends three-year trial (Andrew Philips, Orilla Packet, Thursday, March 17, 2016)
Wasaga council OK with three-year trial for clothing optional beach (Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday, March 16, 2016)
Nudists angry at Budleigh Salterton beach extension block (BBC News, Tuesday, March 15, 2016)
Facebook suspends users over 'nude' photo of Aboriginal women in traditional dress (Penny Timms, ABC News Australia, Tuesday, March 15, 2016)
Budleigh Salterton nudist beach bid defeated (BBC News, Monday, March 14, 2016)
Man rescued by kayaker after skinny dipping in San Jacinto River (video) (KHOU 11 Houston, Saturday, March 12, 2016)
Project Runway All Stars recap: 'Birthday Suits' (Dalene Rovenstine, Entertainment Weekly, Thursday, March 10, 2016)
Project Runway All Stars: Birthday Suits (video) (Season 5, Episode 5, Lifetime, Thursday, March 10, 2016)
On French Island, Nudists Rebuff Clothing Rules (Noemie Bisserbe, The Wall Street Journal, Thursday, March 10, 2016) (subscription required)
Valley fire-ravaged Harbin Hot Springs in Lake County aims to reopen later this year (Glenda Anderson, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Wednesday, March 9, 2016)
A beloved clothing-optional hot springs resort devastated by a Northern California wildfire last year has announced plans to re-open this year (Associated Press via Daily Journal, Wednesday, March 9, 2016)
Wisconsin DNR Closes Clothing Optional Beach Due to Sex and Drug Use (Christie Green, WDJT 58 CBS Milwaukee, Tuesday, March 8, 2016)
Mazo Beach closed, state cites 'illegal' activity (Wisconsin Gazette, Tuesday, March 8, 2016)
Wisconsin DNR closing Mazomanie nude beach effective immediately (Caissa Casarez, WKOW 27 ABC, Tuesday, March 8, 2016)
Woman sues Chicago for indecent exposure fine on 'Go Topless Day' (Tony Briscoe, Chicago Tribune, Friday, March 4, 2016)
Residents, swimmers clash over 'clothing optional' beach (video) (Jim Mendoza, Hawaii News Now, Thursday, March 3, 2016)

February, 2016

Male Politicians Warn Exposed Boobs May Cause Society To Collapse (Nadya Agrawal, Huffington Post, Monday, February 29, 2016)
Last ever Naked Bike Ride in Melbourne (Sarah Barth, Road.cc, Sunday, February 28, 2016)
New Mexico law will legalize consensual ‘sexting’ between teenagers (The Guardian via Raw Story, Friday, February 26, 2016)
Kate Hudson grew up in a comfortably naked family (Inside Halton, Friday, February 26, 2016)
The rules of going naked in public (Kate Schneider, news.com.au, Thursday, February 25, 2016)
The law really is an ass! Pictures of a naked JUDGE holidaying at a nudist retreat used online to promote the resort to fellow 'naturists' (Leith Huffadine, Daily Mail, Tuesday, February 16, 2016)
Facebook can be sued for censoring nude painting (Michelle Avenant, IT Web Internet, Monday, February 15, 2016)
Caught on camera: The moment 'drunk British rugby hooligan' swims naked in historic Rome fountain (video) (John Hutchinson & Hannah Roberts, Daily Mail, Monday, February 15, 2016)
Tourist's naked dip in Rome fountain angers locals (Rosie Scammell, The Guardian, Sunday, February 14, 2016)
Facebook to face trial in France over nude painting (IANS via Business Standard, Sunday, February 14, 2016)
Facebook's nudity policy: What you can & cannot post (AP via Economic Times (Times of India), Sunday, February 14, 2016)
Court: Facebook Can Be Sued in France in Nude Painting Case (Philippe Sotto, Associated Press via ABC News, Friday, February 12, 2016)
Mac holding 1st Nearly Naked Mile (Ryne Turke, WLDS FM 107.1, Saturday, February 6, 2016)
Second Careers: Ex-Fidelity Magellan Fund Manager Harry Lange Is The Money Man At Hedonism II Resort (Amy Feldman, Forbes, Friday, February 5, 2016)
Owner of Los Gatos Nudist Resort Sentenced in Water Theft Case (Jennifer Wadsworth, San Jose Inside, Thursday, February 4, 2016)
Nude yoga: Baring all an eye-opening but liberating experience (Damien Larkins, ABC News Australia, Tuesday, February 2, 2016)
San Jose: Lupin Lodge owner sentenced in water theft case (Jason Green, San Jose Mercury News, Tuesday, February 2, 2016)
Nudist resort owner pleads no contest to trespassing, diverting creek water (Bay City News via KRON 4, Monday, February 1, 2016)

January, 2016

How to love your body the Danish way (hint: you'll need to get naked first) (Polly Phillips, The Telegraph, Saturday, January 30, 2016)
From prude to nude: The previously modest woman stripping off to do a VERY public naked swim... after being inspired to bare all by her stripper housemate (Lauren Ingram, Daily Mail Australia, Friday, January 29, 2016)
Dutch saunas warned not to film naked people for security reasons (Dutch News, Thursday, January 28, 2016)
Fruits of Nude Drawing Marathon on Display for One Day in the LES (Josh Keefe, DNA info New York, Wednesday, January 27, 2016)
Rome Covers Up Nude Statues in Museum for Iran President (Video) (ABC News, Wednesday, January 27, 2016)
Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit (Elisabetta Povoledo, New York Times, Wednesday, January 27, 2016)
Iran's President visits Italy: Nude statues covered (Pietro Lombardi, CNN, Wednesday, January 27, 2016)
Judge orders temporary stop to Springfield ‘nipple law’ (Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press Missoury Lawyers Weekly, Tuesday, January 26, 2016)
Free the Nipple? (video) (Deborah Acosta, New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 2016)
Meet the Nudists Willing to Sue Their City for the Right to Get Naked (Peter Holslin, Vice, Tuesday, January 26, 2016)
Man climbs mountain to find odd note from a mysterious naked hiker (Hattie Gladwell, Metro, Tuesday, January 26, 2016)
Judge orders temporary stop to 'nipple law' in Missouri city (Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press via Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Monday, January 25, 2016)
This week in history: Jan. 25-31: Jan. 30, 1935 (Konrad Stump, Springfield News-Leader, Sunday, January 24, 2016)
Yorkshire mums go naked after running out of clean clothes during Atlantic row (Ashley Barnard, The Press, York, Sunday, January 24, 2016)
Yorkshire mums row the Atlantic naked after running out of clothes (Yorkshire Post, Sunday, January 24, 2016)
Waiting For Naked Statues At Khajuraho To Be Covered: Nayantara Sahgal (NDTV, India, Sunday, January 24, 2016)
The bare facts: Exploring nude modelling and life art classes in Adelaide (Brett Williamson, ABC News Australia, Thursday, January 21, 2016)
Drop the Bikini? How to Enjoy Co-ed Nude Spas—and Expand Your Cultural Bravery (Jessica Scott-Reid, Wall Street Journal, Thursday, January 21, 2016)
Rosie Waterland posts naked selfie on Facebook to highlight impossible beauty standards (Hayley Gleeson, ABC News Australia, Wednesday, January 20, 2016)
San Jose, Palo Alto students swept to sea are identified; cousin alleges 'lukewarm response' by Coast Guard (Ryan Masters, Santa Cruz Sentinel via San Jose Mercury News, Wednesday, January 20, 2016)
UPDATE: Prayer vigil for two UCSC students swept out to sea (video) (Paul Dudley & Erika Mahoney, KION News 5, Wednesday, January 20, 2016)
Coast Guard suspends search for students swept out to sea near Santa Cruz (Vince Cestone, KRON 4, Tuesday, January 19, 2016)
Topless Baristas Have Taken Over Washington State – and Not All Locals Are Happy (video) (Lydia Price, People, Tuesday, January 19, 2016)
Pilwarren Maslin Beach Nude Games attract hundreds of competitors who dare to bare all (Rebecca Opie, ABC News Adelaide Australia, Sunday, January 17, 2016)
Brisbane 'free the nipple' picnic sparks wider debate about equality (Amy Mitchell-Whittington, Brisbane Times, Saturday, January 15, 2016)
Former nudist resort owner leads screenwriters group (Denise Goolsby, The Desert Sun, Friday, January 15, 2016)
Clothing-optional beach request going back to Wasaga Beach council (Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun, Thursday, January 14, 2016)
50 years ago: 1966 (The Commercial Appeal, Wednesday, January 13, 2016)
Opinion: The naked truth about the First Amendment (Noah Feldman, NorthJersey, Wednesday, January 13, 2016)
Lava Lite, symbol of the 1960s, changes its name (Kim Janssen, Chicago Tribune, Tuesday, January 12, 2016)
‘Women shouldn't hide away’: Swiss artist stages nude protest in Cologne after NYE assaults (video) (Russia Today, Saturday, January 9, 2016)
The Questions I Asked Myself Before My First Polar 'Bare' Plunge At 59 (Sandra LaMorgese, Huffington Post, Friday, January 8, 2016)
15th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day (Funcheap, Friday, January 8, 2016)
A Clothing Optional Beach? (audio) (Ian MacLennan, Bayshore Broadcasting, Thursday, January 7, 2016)
Life Changing Moments: Clothing Optional (video) (Michelle Wallen, TEDxChemungRiver, Thursday, January 6, 2016)
Australia's oldest nudist club invites new members to get back to nature (Corey Hague, ABC News Australia, Thursday, January 6, 2016)
Australia's oldest nudist club bares all to win new members (Melanie Kembrey, Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday, January 5, 2016)
Stop! No photos! (Scott Harrison, Los Angeles Times, Monday, Janury 4, 2016)
Playas nudistas, otra opción para sus vacaciones (audio in Spanish) (Blu Radio, Monday, Janury 4, 2016)
Sunbathers want clothing-optional area at Wasaga Beach (Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun vis Simcoe, Friday, January 1, 2016)
Welcome to 2016: Fireworks, music and naked yoga (Jorge Branco, Queendland Times, Friday, January 1, 2016)

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