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April, 2015

Naturist spa loses legal challenge (Independent, Friday, April 17, 2015)
Naked Man Who Jumped Off Venice Beach Pier Cited By Police (, CBS Los Angeles, Thurday, April 16, 2015)
Japanese artist goes on trial over 'vagina selfies' (Justin McCurry, The Guardian, Wednesday, April 15, 2015)
Nudist camp rebrands with new name, logo (Tom Corrigan, The Issaquah Press, Tuesday, April 14, 2015)
Nude beer festival Bare Beach Beer Bash returns to the Poconos this summer (Nick Vadala, Philadelphia Inquirer, Tuesday, April 14, 2015)
Glasgow pool invites naturists for nude swimming sessions (Laura Forsyth, STV Glasgow, Monday, April 13, 2015)
Supervisor Scott Wiener gets ‘stalked’ to work by angry nudist (Matier and Ross, SF Gate, Monday, April 13, 2015)
Nudey Beach, Fitzroy Island, Queensland: From nudist favourite to family friendly (Daniel Scott, Stuff, Monday, April 13, 2015)
Book Trailer Banned From Facebook Ad For Classical Nudity (Dianna Dilworth, Adweek, Monday, April 13, 2015)
Three Mile Beach response (Deborah Pfeiffer, Castanet, Sunday, April 12, 2015)
Hawaiian retreats that are so San Francisco (Jeanne Cooper, San Francisco Chronicle, Friday, April 10, 2015)
Penticton's nude Three Mile Beach won't get official recognition from city (CBC, Friday, April 10, 2015)
"Fanny" celebrates Jock Sturges monograph (Michael Abatemarco, Santa Fe New Mexican, Friday, April 10, 2015)
Public protector approached to halt KZN nudist beach (Shona Aylward, The Citizen, Friday, April 10, 2015)
Clothes off, on, off at nudist beach opening (Shona Aylward and Hlabangani Mtshali, The Citizen, Friday, April 10, 2015)
Nudist beach opening clouded with confusion (Shona Aylward, South Coast Herald, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
Naturists bummed over clothing-optional beach decision (Dan Walton, BC Local News, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
Naturist group appeals for respect and cooperation (Steve Arstad, Info News, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
Grin and bare it: Penticton council sits on the fence over beach nudity (Ian Austin, The Province, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
What Sheppey was like in the Fresh Prince of Bel Air era (Lewis Dyson, Kent Online, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
World Naked Bike Ride coming to Chelmsford (Clare Youell, Essex Chronicle, Thursday, April 9, 2015)
‘We Love You, Toronto!’ category featured on ‘Jeopardy’ (video) (John R. Kennedy, Global News, Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Naturists negated on Three Mile Beach (Dan Walton, BC Local News, Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Bare-all beach to maintain status quo (Steve Arstad, Info News, Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Anti-naturists call on public protector to tackle KZN beach nudity (, News 24, Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Port Stephens Council rebrands nudist resort to capture camping market (ABC News Australia, Wednesday, April 8, 2015)
Nudity is the ultimate test of self-acceptance. Why are we so afraid of it? (Monica Tan, The Guardian, Tuesday, April 7, 2015)
Naturist area Cliff Bathing Beach celebrates its 35th anniversary (Flora Thompson, The Argus, Tuesday, April 7, 2015)
Naturist issue at Three Mile Beach back before council (Steve Arstad, Info News, Tuesday, April 7, 2015)
SA strips for first official nude beach (video) (News 24, Monday, April 6, 2015)
South Africans enjoy new nudist beach (AFP via 3 News, Sunday, April 5, 2015)
Naked yoga in Kelowna, B.C., promotes accepting bodies as they are (audio) (Gillianne Richards, CBC News, Friday, April 3, 2015)
Expect to see nude models around Cincinnati on Opening Day (video) (Tasha Stewart & Evan Millward, WCPO 9 Cincinnati, Friday, April 3, 2015)
First official nudist beach opens in South Africa (AFP via 3 News, Friday, April 3, 2015)
'Naked man at Buckingham Palace' fooled American television network (video) (Harriet Alexander, The Telegraph, Thursday, April 2, 2015)
Mpenjati Naturist Beach - Nudity and Religion Go Full Frontal (Bheki C. Simelane, Daily Maverick, Thursday, April 2, 2015)
Naked art lovers tour National Gallery of Australia in after-hours, adult-only viewing of James Turrell exhibition (ABC News Australia, Thursday, April 2, 2015)
Skinny-dipping in the void: the day I toured James Turrell's art show naked (Monica Tan, The Guardian, Thursday, April 2, 2015)
Google Street View flasher should not have been given oral swab: SA law professor (ABC News Adelaide Australia, Thursday, April 2, 2015)
Ready, steady... strip! KZN nude beach opens this weekend (News 24, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
Victoria's Secret 'Practically Naked' Ad Causes Debate In Saskatchewan (Chris Jancelewicz, The Huffington Post Canada, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
Don't be clothes-minded about this beach (Lori Welbourne, Alberni Valley News, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
Nude bathing “plans” and edible cars among Cumbria April fools (North-West Evening Mail, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
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Omnicron Upsilon Epsilon joining WU Panhel, shows more skin (Jebediah Whitemin, Student Life, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
Spartan Race Introducing Naked Heat (Megan Gray, Vancity Buzz, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
What Our Office Learned Working Naked for One Month (Ironically NSFW) (Jessica Saia & Sierra Hartman, The Bold Italic, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)
Nudist festival aims to expose Creekside: 'Cheekside Naturist Festival' bares all this August (Braden Dupuis, Pique, Wednesday, April 1, 2015)

March, 2015

The strange, true tale of the naked bookseller (Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, March 31, 2015)
Australian woman's breasts refuse to hide from Google Street View (Greg Seals, The Daily Dot, Tuesday, March 31, 2015)
Google streak view! Camera catches 360-degree view of woman's K-cup breasts on Google Maps as her neighbour watches next door from her lounger (Sarah Carty, Daily Mail, Tuesday, March 31, 2015)
Naked art tours? Yep. Australia's National Gallery says clothes 'noise' disrupts art appreciation (Douglas Perry, The Oregonian, Tuesday, March 31, 2015)
Art in the buff: Australian museum offering naked tours of Turrell exhibition (RelaxNews via Yahoo! News, Monday, March 30, 2015)
1940: Russell Refutes Nudism Charge (International Herald Tribune via New York Times, Sunday, March 29, 2015)
Naked cyclists, Garfield and a human barrier are just some of Kent's weird and wonderful protests (Kent Online, Saturday, March 28, 2015)
Bare Breasts and Girl Power (video) (Morgunbladid, Iceland, Friday, March 27, 2015)
A tidal wave of nip­ples sweeps Iceland (Morgunbladid, Iceland, Thursday, March 26, 2015)
Top five secret beaches in Ibiza (TNT, Thursday, March 26, 2015)
Cops: Naked fitness enthusiast busted for exposure (Ariel Rodriguez & Bob McGovern, Boston Herald, Thursday, March 26, 2015)
Bill could solve ‘naked neighbor’ problem in north Charlotte (Cleve R. Wootson Jr, Charlotte Observer, Thursday, March 26, 2015)
Bill to amend NC's indecent exposure law filed shortly after reports of 'naked neighbor' (WBTV 3, Thursday, March 26, 2015)
New law not needed to avoid seeing naked Charlotte man (Barry Saunders, The News & Observer, Charlotte NC, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Letter: On Edinburg nudist resort (Robert Ramirez, McAllen, The Monitor, McAllen TX, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Pa. man, 66, sentenced for exposing himself to mom and kids during 'nude beer fest' (John Luciew, PennLive, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Black Creek Township man sentenced in ‘nude beer fest’ exposure case (Edward Lewis, Times-Leader, Wilkes-Barre PA, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
A member of Parliament “Frees the Nipple” (Morgunbladid Iceland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Icelandic students free the nipple (Morgunbladid Iceland, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Nude sculptures of ancient Greeks dazzle in British Museum exhibition (Michael Roddy & Raissa Kasolowsky), Reuters, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Would I do a nude art tour? Sod that (Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
National Gallery of Australia launches its first ever naked art tour (Karla Cripps, CNN, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Australian Museum Is Giving Naked Fans What They Want -- Nude Art Tours (Katherine Brooks, The Huffington Post, Wednesday, March 25, 2015)
Naked neighbor speaks with NBC Charlotte about accusations (video) (Dan Yesenosky, WCNC Charlotte, Tuesday, March 24, 2015)
Chinese 'naked' wedding celebrations focus on love – not money (Angela Meng, South China Morning Post, Tuesday, March 24, 2015)
'Naked rambler' Stephen Gough's European appeal rejected (BBC News Hampshire & Isle of Wight, Tuesday, March 24, 2015)
Don't be clothes-minded (Lori Welbourne, BC Local News, Tuesday, March 24, 2015)
This Is What Happens When Art Students Recreate Famous Nude Masterpieces (Katherine Brooks, The Huffington Post, Friday, March 20, 2015)
How One Woman Learned to Love Her Body—by Baring It All at a Nude Retreat (Jennifer Swann, Takepart, Thursday, March 19, 2015)
Naturist and childcare brouhahas (Eva Durance, Penticton Western News, Thursday, March 19, 2015)
Naked at home? Keep the blinds closed to avoid legal trouble, Louisiana cops say (Michelle Hunter, The Times-Picayune, New Orleans LA, Thursday, March 19, 2015)
Nudity vote nixed, viable voters busy minding own business (Doug Clark, Ths Spokesman-Review, Spokane WA, Thursday, March 19, 2015)
Nude beach could attract unsavory people (Andy Homan, BC Local News, Thursday, March 19, 2015)
Nude jogger raises eyebrows in north-end Montreal (QMI agency via, Strathmore Standard, Wednesday, March 18, 2015)
Nudists strip off for Doncaster naturist festival (video) (Darren Burke, The Star, Wednesday, March 18, 2015)
Art in the raw: Who will tour James Turrell retrospective in the nude? (Clare Colley, The Canberra Times, Wednesday, March 18, 2015)
Naturists, owners need to work together (Judy E. Williams, BC Local News, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)
The next generation learns by example (Anita Mosher, BC Local News, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)
This Woman Is Exploring New York City Completely Naked to Prove That Fashion Is Bullshit [NSFW] (Mylan Torres and Tess Koman, Cosmopolitan, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)
Jenn, Argentina's naked (or at least topless) YouTube chef, generates serious heat in the kitchen (Douglas Perry, The Oregonian, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)
Nude backyard sunbather takes plea deal in lewdness case (Associated Press via U.S. News & World Report, Tuesday, March 17, 2015)
My evening as a nude life model (Nick McGrath, The Guardian, Tuesday, March 16, 2015)
The National Gallery announces its first ever naked tours (Jil Hogan, The Canberra Times, Tuesday, March 16, 2015)
Police say naked man standing in doorway is not breaking law, neighbors fed up (video) (Astrid Martinez, WBTV-3, Tuesday, March 16, 2015)
Naked truth behind St Albans' naturist village (Sophie Crockett, The Herts Advertiser, Saturday, March 14, 2015)
Miramonte High student journalist talks about nude Dropbox site (Theresa Harrington, San Jose Mercury News, Friday, March 13, 2015)
Luann (cartoon) (Greg Evans, GoComics, Friday, March 13, 2015)
No to nude beach (Tara Commandeur, No to nude beach, Thursday, March 12, 2015)
Editorial: Nude beach not about “core values” (Editorial, Penticton Western News, Thursday, March 12, 2015)
3 of the best nudist beaches In Ibiza (Ibiza Spotlight, Thursday, March 12, 2015)
Group gets knickers in a twist over KZN nudist beach (Traveller 24, Thursday, March 12, 2015)
Public nudity is illegal (Margret & Hans Karow, BC Local News, Wednesday, March 11, 2015)
KZN nudist beach hits a snag (Sphelele Ngubane, Independent Online, Wednesday, March 11, 2015)
Skinny dipping, it's scary but fun (video) (Heidi Anderson, Perth Now, Wednesday, March 11, 2015)
Nude beach decision by Penticton council leaves property owner shocked (y Steve Kidd, Penticton Western News, Tuesday, March 10, 2015)
Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social Media (Brandon Mercer, CBS San Francisco, Tuesday, March 10, 2015)
SBU students bring “Free the Nipple” campaign to campus (Michaela Christman, The Statesman, Monday, March 9, 2015)
The right to bare all: Swimmers want nudity back at New Orleans club (video) (Kenny Lopez, WGNO-ABC, Monday, March 9, 2015)
Don't get nude in the loo! Thai government to release instructional video in Chinese after 'offensive' image of tourist stripping in the ladies at Bangkok airport goes viral (Michael Gadd, Daily Mail, Monday, March 9, 2015)
When we're young things like skinny dipping are fun but once we're older naked is scary (Sue Wighton, The Courier-Mail, Monday, March 9, 2015)
Skinny dip world record smashed by 790 nude swimmers at Fremantle's South Beach (Perth Now, Sunday, March 8, 2015)
French Court Rules It Has Jurisdiction Over Facebook in Nude Painting Case (Aurelien Breeden, New York Times, Friday, March 6, 2015)
Nudists visit Red Bluff Beach despite Bayside Council ban (Lucy Callander, Bayside Leader, Wednesday, March 4, 2015)
Skinny dipping with strangers (Heidi Anderson, Perth Now, Wednesday, March 4, 2015)
Britain's Got Talent star to perform at Doncaster nudist festival (Darren Burke, Doncaster Freee Press, Tuesday, March 3, 2015)
Council debates nude beach (Deborah Pfeiffer, Castanet, Tuesday, March 3, 2015)
Nudists express concerns about bikini barista initiative (Jake Thomas, Inlander, Tuesday, March 3, 2015)
Dr. Seuss' forgotten adult book stars seven naked sisters (Laura Vitto, Mashable, Monday, March 2, 2015)
Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy Left Legacy Of Positive Body Image With Nude Photography (Brandon Mercer, KCBS San Francisco, Monday, March 2, 2015)
Nude beach on agenda (Deborah Pfeiffer, Castanet, Sunday, March 1, 2015)

February, 2015

As nudism fades in Louisiana, one campground nakedly perseveres (Jed Lipinski, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saturday, February 28, 2015)
Google Reverses Move To Censor Nude, Sexually Explicit Material On ‘Blogger’ (Associated Press via KCBS San Francisco, Friday, February 27, 2015)
Google takes u-turn, says it won't ban nude photos on Blogger (India Today, Friday, February 27, 2015)
Swiss Artist Goes to Gallery Naked With Baby to 'Become Art' (video) (Felicity Capon, Newsweek, Wednesday, February 25, 2015)
Eureka Naturist Club in Fawkham, near Sevenoaks, loses fight to keep caravans (Gareth Arnold, Kent Online, Wednesday, February 25, 2015)
Swapping nude images spells danger for teens (video) (Shereen Siewert, USA Today, Wednesday, February 25, 2015)
Reddit and Blogger tighten up rules on pornography (Associated Press via The Guardian, Wednesday, February 25, 2015)
Swingers club ordered to remove eight 'sleepover' caravans after noise complaints by neighbours (Hugo Gye, Daily Mail, Monday, February 23, 2015)
Arrest of Naked Man in Wilmington Goes Viral (Robin Brown, Delaware News-Journal, Tuesday, February 17, 2015)
Watch NAKED airport worker walk through scanner in bizarre protest against 'rough' guards (video) (Jonathan Symcox, Mirror, Monday, February 16, 2015)
Gerry Adams trampolines naked with his dog (Holly Watt, The Telegraph, Sunday, February 15, 2015)
Former nudist colony in Hurstbridge spices up the market (Pat Dewar, Diamond Valley Leader, Thursday, February 12, 2015)
Montana Lawmaker Says Yoga Pants Should Be Illegal (Associated Press via KSTW CBS Seattle, Thursday, February 12, 2015)
Missoula legislator seeks to outlaw provocative clothing, cites naked bicyclists (Associated Press via Missoulian, Wednesday, February 11, 2015)
Hike Nude for an adventure in geology (The Canyoneers, San Diego Reader, Wednesday, February 11, 2015)
Trivago gives Birmingham hotels low ranking - but naturist Clover Spa voted best in city (Josh Layton, Birmingham Mail, Monday, February 9, 2015)
Cambodia deports US sisters convicted of taking naked photos in temple (Agence France-Press via The Guardian, Sunday, February 8, 2015)
Derbyshire naturist Stuart Haywood, 78, set to renew his vows...in the nude! (Derby Telegraph, Saturday, February 7, 2015)
Doncaster camp site to host week long naked festival (Thorne and District Gazette, Wednesday, February 4, 2015)
Battle brewing over a South Okanagan clothing optional beach (video) (Toby Tannas, Global News, Tuesday, February 3, 2015)
Luckiest Cub Scout Troop Ever Accidentally Hikes to Nude Beach (Tessa Berenson, Time, Tuesday, February 3, 2015)
Parents outraged at Cub Scout trip to Black's Beach (video) (Kelly Hessedal, KFMB CBS 8 San Diego, Monday, February 2, 2015)
This Is the Nudist Colony That Got a Downton Shout-Out (Lily Rothman, Time, Monday, February 2, 2015)
3 naked protesters arrested during demonstration against San Francisco's 2-year-old nudity ban (Associated Press via Fox News, Sunday, February 1, 2015)
Naked protesters decry S.F. nudity ban on 2nd anniversary (Michael Cabanatuan, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, February 1, 2015)
Penticton beach concerns (Deborah Pfeiffer, Castanet, Sunday, February 1, 2015)
Anti-nude group yells: Cover up! (Nabeelah Shaikh, Sunday Tribune via Independent, Sunday, February 1, 2015)

January, 2015

French Tourists to Be Deported Over Nude Photo Shoot at Cambodian Temple (Mandy Oaklander, Time, Saturday, January 31, 2015)
French tourists arrested for nude photos at Angkor Wat (AFP via Sydney Morning Herald, Friday, January 30, 2015)
Naked Staffordshire man asked pensioner on Welsh beach to 'spend afternoon with him' (The Sentinel, Friday, January 30, 2015)
Two Years Later Nudists Keep Their Eye on the Prize (David-Elijah Nahmod, Hoodline, Friday, January 30, 2015)
Emergency services rush to incident at West Kingsdown naturist club (Sean-Paul Doran, Seven Oaks Chronicle, Wednesday, January 28, 2015)
Police confirms a man died after Kent Air Ambulance lands at Silverleigh Naturist Spa and Nudist Club near West Kingsdown (Gareth Arnold, Kent Online, Wednesday, January 28, 2015)
10 Reasons You Should Go to a Nudist Resort (At Least Once) (Jordi Lippe, Yahoo Travel, Tuesday, January 27, 2015)
Nudity doesn't shock us anymore (Peggy Drexler, CNN, Monday, January 26, 2015)
Nude photos draw Apsara Authority's ire (Sen David and Laignee Barron, The Phonm Penh Post, Monday, January 26, 2015)
Bizarro: Casual Friday was so popular we decided to add Nudist Monday (Dan Piraro, Comics Kingdom, Monday, January 26, 2015)
Pastor Zondo wants people to keep his naked video (Bongiwe Sithole, Sunday World, South Africa, Monday, January 26, 2015)
Naked violinist sues police for $1.1 million (KGW, Monday, January 26, 2015)
Naked violinist files lawsuit over 2014 arrest outside federal courthouse in Portland (Everton Bailey Jr., The Oregonian, Saturday, January 24, 2015)
New naturist resort in Bangkok completed (My News Desk, Saturday, January 24, 2015)
Married Naked in Naturist Weddings under a Rethink of Marriage Law (Codewit World News, Friday, January 23, 2015)
She was the mother of all naturists (The Telegraph via Brisbane Times, Friday, January 23, 2015)
Poppy Delevingne: 'Alexa Chung and I went skinny-dipping on a moonlit night in the South of France. It was magical' (Sam Fishwick, London Evening Standard, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Carl's Jr. Super Bowl Racy Commercial: The ‘Naked’ Truth About The Ad (video) (Inquisitr, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Flock okay with naked pastor's video (Sizwe Blose, Independent Online, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Norwegian soldiers sent on 'naked jog' catch frostbite (The Telegraph, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Should Your Kids See You Naked? (Jennifer O'Neill, Yahoo! Parenting, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Chicago defends law against going topless (Cynthia Dizikes, Chicago Tribune, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Naturists campaign for ‘naked sunbathing rights’ for Hampstead Heath's lady swimmers (Emily Banks, Ham & High, Thursday, January 22, 2015)
Naturist club near Sevenoaks petitions council to keep caravans (Gareth Arnold, Kent Online, Wednesday, January 21, 2015)
Nudist pair Billy Bottle and Martine storm to stardom on TV show (Herald Express, Wednesday, January 21, 2015)
Would Alice Munro attend a naked book club? Probably not, but I did anyway (Jeffrey Luscombe, Toronto Globe and Mail, Tuesday, January 20, 2015)
Wyndham Council's plan to force people to cover up at clothing option beach Campbell's Cove yet to be successful (Sarah Anderson, Wyndham Leader, Tuesday, January 20, 2015)
Minister says he has ‘no intention’ of legalising naked weddings (Alison Lynch, Metro, Monday, January 19, 2015)
You can leave your wedding hat on! Minister rules out legalising NAKED marriage ceremonies (Matt Chorley, Daily Mail, Sunday, January 18, 2015)
Chris Grayling: No plan to allow nude weddings (BBC News - UK Politics, Sunday, January 18, 2015)
Naturists hold open days (Jacqui Stanford, Newstalk via Yahoo! News, Saturday, January 17, 2015)
Photographer's Stunning Nude Self-Portraits Face The Struggles Of Aging Head On (Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post, Friday, January 16, 2015)
What Went Wrong at Spa Castle's Premier 57? (Emma Whitford , New York Magazine, Friday, January 16, 2015)
Christiane Lecocq, naturist - obituary (The Telegraph, Thursday, January 15, 2015)
Skinny dipping, airline seats and hotel toiletries: Writers confess their indecent travel obsessions (Lance Richardson, Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday, January 15, 2015)
Coquitlam police searching for naked hiker (CBC News, Thursday, January 15, 2015)
York woman, 55, gets 90 days in jail for walking naked outside her home (video) (Andrew Dys, The State, South Carolina, Thursday, January 15, 2015)
Naturist holiday camp developer "heartened" by residents' backing for new homes on site (East Grinstead Courier, Thursday, January 15, 2015)
45 homes set to be built on site of Copthorne nudist camp (Crawley News, Wednesday, January 14, 2015)
Naked motorbike stunt gets Scots backpacker and pals booted out of Cambodia (video) (Chris Clements, Daily Record, Wednesday, January 14, 2015)
Caucasian tourists deported over naked bike ride in Cambodia (AsiaOne, Tuesday, January 13, 2015)
Are nudist weddings going to be the next big thing? (Sarah Stone, Christian Today, Tuesday, January 13, 2015)
Nudist Weddings Could Become Legal If Wedding Reforms Go Foward (Rachel Moss, Huffington Post UK, Tuesday, January 13, 2015)
Thousands of commuters ride bare-legged for No Pants Day (Esther Han, Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday, January 13, 2015)
Here's What Life On A Nudist Resort Actually Looks Like [NSFW] (David Bertozzi & Laura Pannack, BuzzFeed, Monday, January 12, 2015)
‘Fun police’ shut down Gold Coast No Pants Tram Ride before it begins (Meagan Weymes, Gold Coast Bulletin, Monday, January 12, 2015)
Meet the therapist who likes painting on naked models (Chris Perez, New York Posst, Monday, January 12, 2015)
Housekeeping Works Overtime and Other Confessions From a Nudist Resort (Jordi Lippe, Yahoo! Travel, Monday, January 12, 2015)
Naked woman jumps on band member at Tampa concert (Christopher Spata, Tampa Tribune, Monday, January 12, 2015)
Earthquakes, tsunamis and a naked tribe. It's Chile – and not just the Galápagos – that inspired Darwin (John Mulholland, The Guardian, Sunday, January 11, 2015)
Plymouth student photographer's nude shots challenge gender stereotypes (Plymouth Herald, Sunday, January 11, 2015)
British man who rode motorbike naked through Cambodia due to be deported for 'violating country's beautiful customs and culture' (Richard Shears & Thomas Burrows, Daily Mail, Sunday, January 11, 2015)
Canberran nudists find a natural home in the Kambah Pools (Henry Belot, Brisbane Times, Saturday, January 10, 2015)
I quite like being naked: Miranda Kerr (Press Trust of India via The Indian Express, Saturday, January 10, 2015)
Danish Activist Emma Holten Is Sharing Nude Photos To Combat Revenge Porn (Nina Bahadur, Huffington Post, Friday, January 9, 2015)
Plan to build 45 homes on site of naturist holiday camp in Copthorne submitted (East Grinstead Courier, Friday, January 9, 2015)
British Museum explains why Greek statues are naked (Anita Singh, The Telegraph, Thursday, January 8, 2015)
Nudist bed-and-breakfast inn closes its doors for good in Uptown New Orleans ( Jed Lipinski, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Wednesday, January 7, 2015)
Expresso visits a Nude Beach (video) (SABC, South Africa, Tuesday, January 6, 2015)
Which Male Senators Liked to Swim Naked in the Senate Pool? (Andy Cush, Gawker, Tuesday, January 6, 2015)
“No nudes is good nudes” is constitutional, but discriminatory enforcement violates First Amendment (Eugene Volokh, Washington Post, Monday, January 5, 2015)
Fire damages mobile home at Wildwood (Wise County Messenger, Monday, January 5, 2015)
Funeral for naturist Christiane Lecocq held in Paris (BBC News Europe, Friday, January 2, 2015)
Widower plans to set up a nudist colony in his garden (Alex Regan, This is Oxfordshire, Friday, January 2, 2015)

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