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February, 2017

These Naked Couples Really Don't Give a F*ck If You Stare (Andrew Nunes, Creators, Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Nude awakenings: the misunderstood world of naturism (Guy Kelly, The Telegraph, Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Texas couple arrested for 'lewd act' at nude park in Austin (Kelsey Bradshaw, San Antonio Express-News, Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Ex-headmistress reveals she was forced to take early retirement after she was 'outed' as a naturist (and she now spends her time encouraging others to get naked) (Natalie Corner, Daily Mail, Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Latin America's great cover up: why is topless sunbathing still not allowed? (Nick Lyne, El País, Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Dear Abby: For mom walking in the nude, less is more than enough (Dear Abby, Press of Atlantic City, Monday, February 13, 2017)
Great British Skinny Dip documentary to broadcast scenes from Somerset nudist gathering Nudefest (James Wood, Somerset Live, Monday, February 13, 2017)
Nudists march in San Francisco streets for Valentine's parade (Dianne de Guzman, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, February 12, 2017)
Midway nudist Stuart Haywood antics now feature in national dictionary (Helen Kreft, Burton Mail, Sunday, February 12, 2017)
6 Reasons to Consider a Clothing Optional Cruise (Holly Johnson, Travel Pulse, Saturday, February 11, 2017)
Blind girl discovers sex in nudist camp (movie review) (Beatrice Credi, West, Friday, February 10, 2017)
'No-one wants to see a hairy Greek guy with it all hanging out': Man does his household chores naked after neighbours refused to install frosted glass windows... but they soon gave in (Khaleda Rahman, Daily Mail, Thursday, February 9, 2017)
Dad-of-four died as he belly-flopped into the sea skinny-dipping on drunken night out (Patrick Astill, Lincolnshire Live, Thursday, February 9, 2017)
World Naked Bike Ride announces 2017 date in Portland (Jamie Hale, The Oregonian, Wednesday, February 8, 2017)
This Vacation Combines Eating and Nudity, a Potentially Ego-Crushing Combo (video) (Aly Walansky, Bravo, Wednesday, February 8, 2017)
Outdoor Life: Ethical procedures of skinny dipping (Alvin Richardson, Statesboro Herald, Wednesday, February 8, 2017)
No skinny dipping on Don's watch (Tara Whitsed, Shepparton News, Wednesday, February 8, 2017)
Naturist slams 'prudes' after court rules he can work in his garden with just his boots on (Adam Bennett, Mirror, Wednesday, February 8, 2017)
How do I get my ex to remove naked pictures of me from the internet? (Rebecca Reid, Metro, Tuesday, February 7, 2017)
Women in Argentina go topless in protest over right to sunbathe semi-nude (Reuters via The Guardian, Tuesday, February 7, 2017)
Women in Buenos Aires hold topless protest over right to sunbathe semi-nude (video) (Associated Press via The Guadian, Tuesday, February 7, 2017)
Naked gardener 'spotted by neighbours bending over outside his house wearing only his work boots' (Keith Perry, Mirror, Tuesday, February 7, 2017)
Naked gardener Robert Jenner's 'naturism not a crime' (BBC News, Kent, Tuesday, February 7, 2017)
Naked carpenter Robert Jenner on trial at Maidstone Magistrates' Court (Ed McConnell, Kent Online, Monday, February 6, 2017)
Naked in the desert (Katherine E. Standefer, High Country News, Monday, February 6, 2017)
Update: Nudist beach – when will all be revealed? (Shona Aylward, South Coast Herald, Monday, February 6, 2017)
World of naturism split over Austrian presidency (The Local, Austria, Monday, February 6, 2017)
Cracks begin to show in the world of nudism as senior British naturists bid to strip the Austrian boss of their world federation of her job amid accusations of over-spending and nepotism (Simon Holmes, Daily Mail, Sunday, February 5, 2017)
Chill wind blows though naturists' ranks as row splits world of nudism (Patrick Sawer, The Telegraph, Saturday, February 4, 2017)
The Haven wears nada (Lou Bernard, The Express, Saturday, February 4, 2017)
The Naked Man makes a case for public nudity (Mark Holmberg, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Friday, February 3, 2017)
Leave your cares – and resort wear – behind on clothing-optional cruise (Jill Schensul, The (Bergen County, N.J.) Record via USA Today, Friday, February 3, 2017)
The Bath: Memories of a mother-daughter ritual (Kesaya E. Noda, Stanford Alumni Magazine, January/February 2017)
All above board as nudist clubs hang out on Swan River voyage (Heather McNeill , WA Today, Friday, February 3, 2017)
Topless women spark beach fury in Argentina (AFP via Yahoo! News, Thursday, February 2, 2017)
Kate Moss is Proudly Naked at 43 and Going Strong as Fashion's Reigning Muse (Lynn Hirschberg, W Nagazine, Thursday, February 2, 2017)
Public Protector's decision on KZN nudist beach still pending (Bongani Nkosi, The Times, South Africa, Thursday, February 2, 2017)

January, 2017

I got nude with 150 others at the art gallery, and it's something I'll never forget (Ariane Beeston, The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday, January 31, 2017)
Feeling down? Scientists suggest spending time nude (Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Fox News, Monday, January 30, 2017)
Popular Instagram page shows tourists really getting back to nature as they pose NAKED in front of beautiful Australian landscapes (Sophie Roberts, The Sun, Monday, January 30, 2017)
The world's cheekiest Instagram account? Australians strip off to share naked pictures of themselves at iconic spots around the world (Nic White & Sinead Maclaughlin, Daily Mail, Sunday, January 29, 2017)
Check Out the Women of the Funny and Hot 'Get Naked Australia' Instagram Account (Maxim, Sunday, January 29, 2017)
Alton Towers crash amputee poses naked in bid to 'challenge what society regards as sexy' (Jon Macpherson, Manchester Evening News, Sunday, January 29, 2017)
The Naked Truth (Charlotte Sinclair, Vogue UL, Sunday, January 29, 2017)
Feeling Blue? Scientists Suggest Spending Time Nude (Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser, Sunday, January 29, 2017)
Adelaide woman suing Hopgood Theatre after stair fall before live nude show Busting Out (Andrew Hough, The Advertiser, Saturday, January 28, 2017)
No-kit inspection? No thanks (Victoria Coren Mitchell, The Guardian, Saturday, January 28, 2017)
Naturism Transcends Itself Into The Realm Of Fitness As We Witnesses The First Ever Naked Exercise Class (Regi George Jenarius, India Times, Friday, January 27, 2017)
'Nobody runs for the hills': is Britain ready for everyday nudity? (Charlie Gilmour, The Guardian, Friday, January 27, 2017)
Investigating Sri Lanka's ‘nude’ culture (Hans Billimoria, Open Democracy, Friday, January 27, 2017)
The naked guide to Manchester: things to do that don't involve clothes (Siobhan Smith, iNews, Friday, January 27, 2017)
Naked students spotted climbing Sather Gate (Jessica Lynn, The Daily Californian, Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Postal worker calls Volusia deputies after delivering mail to nudist (video) (Erik Sandoval, WKMG News 6, Orlando, Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Nudism is quite 'liberating' says 'naked' BBC radio presenter (video) (Devon Victoria Graham, Daily Mail, Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Want To Be Happy? Science Says Strip Your Clothes Off (Christopher Osburn, Uproxx, Thursday, January 26, 2017)
'Just don't stare': a night of nudity and dancing at the art gallery (Kate Hennessy, The Guardian, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Keep your shirt on: It's a nudist ribbon cutting (Peter Covino, Around Osceola, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Naturist activities could make you happier, say scientists (Press Association via Independent, Ireland, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Clothing optional! Nudists campaign to have designated naked swimming sections on all beaches (Max Margan and Leith Huffadine, Daily Mail Australia, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Nude restaurant in Tenerife with saucy aphrodisiac menu set to be big hit among Brits (Katrina Turrill, Express, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre says 'abhorrent and dangerous' Naturist Cleaners should be closed down (Wojciech Zdrojkowski, Get Surrey, Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Nude cruise to set sail from Port Tampa Bay (Fox 13 News, Tampa, Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
The naked truth behind nude weddings (Ken Sain, The Daily Courier, Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Clothing-optional cruise leaving from Tampa sold out (video) (Jennifer Titus, WTSP 10 News, Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Getting Naked With My Friends Was The Most Body Positive Experience of My Life (Mary Kate Miller, Ravishly, Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Nude-Ercise Naturism: What You Need To Know About 'Naked' Excercise (video) (Christie Abagon, iTechPost, Monday, January 23, 2017)
'Take stern action against nude motivational camp organisers' – Nazri (Astro Awani, Monday, January 23, 2017)
39 men arrested for stripping naked at Malaysia motivational camp (Straits Times, Sunday, January 22, 2017)
Personal trainer launches Britain's first nude-ercise class where keep fit fanatics work out completely naked (Mark Duell, Daily Mail, Monday, January 23, 2017)
Britain's first naked workout classes launched by personal trainer – with a surprising price tag (Bradley Jolly, Mirror, Sunday, January 22, 2017)
A bizarre new fitness trend is sweeping the nation – where participants exercise completely naked (Sophie Roberts, The Sun, Sunday, January 22, 2017)
Naked and Unashamed: Investigations and Applications of the Effects of Naturist Activities on Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Life Satisfaction (Keon West, Journal of Happiness Studies, Saturday, January 21, 2017)
Nude exercise class launching in Southampton (Rachel Adams, Southern Daily Echo, Saturday, January 21, 2017)
Sleeping naked can aid weight loss, help with fertility and even boost your sex life (The Sun, Saturday, January 21, 2017)
Facebook apologizes for taking down tattoo artist's work on breast cancer survivors (Fox News, Friday, January 20, 2017)
Roe 8: Naked female protester removed from tree (video) (Gabrielle Knowles, Perth Now, Friday, January 20, 2017)
Welcome To ‘Stripped,’ The Nudity-Fueled Game Show (Kayla Cobb, Decider, Friday, January 20, 2017)
Melania Trump's nude photos to be included at National First Ladies' Library (video) (, WKYC 3 Canton OH, Thursday, January 19, 2017)
Nudists win right to sun naked in Delft recreation area (Dutch News, Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
SF nudist takes inspiration from Trump's wife (Matier & Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Sahara Ray Swims Nude 6 Months After She Frolicked Topless With Justin Bieber (video) (Jennifer Maas, Hollywood Life, Tuesday, January 17, 2017)
Topless woman shown out of Iceland pool: Whatever happened to free the nipple? (Iceland Monitor, Monday, January 16, 2017)
Topless guests welcome in Reykjavik swimming pools (Iceland Monitor, Monday, January 16, 2017)
Get naked with Sydney Dance Company at the Art Gallery– one more time (Dee Jefferson, Time Out Sydney, Monday January 16 2017)
Annual Nude Games (video) (Yahoo! 7 News Adelaide, Australia, Tueday, January 17, 2017)
These are the best TripAdvisor reviews of Birmingham's naturist hotel Clover Spa (James Rodger, Birmingham Mail, Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
Pai on hunt for disgraceful, skinny-dipping farang couple (Coconuts Bangkok, Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
Naturist cleaners will buff up your home completely naked for £45 per hour (Jamie Micklethwaite, Daily Star, Wednesday, January 11, 2017)
A company will pay you £45 an hour to clean houses – but you'll have to get naked to do it (Todd Fitzgerald, Manchester Evening News, Tunesday, January 10, 2017)
Orillia naturist hopes to set precedent at Wasaga Beach (Ian Adams, Wasaga Sun vas Simcoe, Tunesday, January 10, 2017)
The Naked Truth: The What's & Why's Of Traveling Naked (Mark James, Travelers Today, Tunesday, January 10, 2017)
Naked traveller Magdalena Wosinska says nudity removes notions of class and status (Stuff, Tunesday, January 10, 2017)
Meet the stunning photographer who poses nude on her breathtaking travels (Becky Pemberton, The Sun, Saturday, January 7, 2017
This Nude Photos Series Highlights the Beauty of Every Body (Willie Burnley Jr., Attn, Saturday, January 7, 2017
Naked Truth (Dan Conaway, Memphis Daily News, Thursday, January 5, 2017)
Paul Lancaric, voice-over artist (Paul Lancaric, Now Toronto, Wednesday, January 4, 2017)
Facebook Is Sorry for Taking Down a Photo of a Nude Neptune Statue (Kerry Close, Fortune, Tuesday, January 3, 2017)
Facebook concedes it made a mistake banning image of Bologna's nude statue of Neptune (Josephine McKenna, The Telegraph, Tuesday, January 3, 2017)
Facebook 'censors' nude statue of sea god Neptune, the well-known Renaissance symbol of northern Italian city (Nick Squires, The Telegraph, Monday, January 2, 2017)
Facebook 'censors' naked statue of sea god Neptune (Samuel Osborne, Independent, Monday, January 2, 2017)

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