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April, 2014

Pitzer Senate Debates Proposed Nudity Resolution (Kate Dolgenos, The Student Life, Pomona College, Friday, April 18, 2014)
After New York's first naked yoga studio, the nude Ibiza yoga retreat that has become a sell-out success (Sarah Gordon, Daily Mail, Thursday, April 17, 2014)
East Yorkshire naturist: 'Nudity is liberating. I'm more comfortable without clothes' (Joanna Hunter, Hull Daily Mail, Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
TDSB trustee Sam Sotiropoulos suggests the Pride parade is a haven for nudist pedophiles (Steve Kupferman, Toronto Life, Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
We Went Naked to a Big Festival For Young Adult Nudists, It Was Awesome (video) (Arielle Castillo, Fusion, Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
Munich Gets Naked: Why Is It Allowed?"> (Nick Ng, Liberty Voice, Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
Naked yoga: the bare truth (Chelsea Jane Moore, The Independent, Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
Georgia Eden Kicked Out Of Pageant For Posting Topless Photo For Breast Cancer Awareness (Nadine DeNinno, International Business Times, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Topless men barred by Southend's Adventure Island (BBC News Essex, Monday, April 14, 2014)
You can leave your top on: Southend funfair bans bare-chested men (Daily Mail, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Taranaki naturists (Arthur Eagle, Taranaki Daily News via Stuff, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Munich Creates Urban Naked Zones Because Nudity Is Awesome (Lisa Miller, Huffington Post, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Nudity no longer naughty in Munich (Ben Lazarus, Telegraph, Monday, April 14, 2014)
More nudists in Munich: German city gives nude sunbathing the green light and introduces six Urban Naked Zones (Toni Jones, Daily Mail, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Nudity Goes Legal In Munich (Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, Monday, April 14, 2014)
Skin! It's time to check out the nude beach (Kenneth Edwards, Chicago Phoenix, Sunday, April 13, 2014)
Weirdness in the Northwest (photos) (Courtney Riffkin, Seattle Times, Saturday, April 12, 2014)
Andrew Garfield wishes he could be naked all the time (Channel 24, Saturday, April 12, 2014)
Why Munich Went Ahead and Set Up 6 Official 'Urban Naked Zones' (Feargus O'Sullivan, The Atlantic Cities, Friday, April 11, 2014)
Porn-Adjacent Nudist Ranch in Malibu Asking $2.6 Million (Bianca Barragan, Curbed Los Angeles, Friday, April 11, 2014)
‘Topless Beach Party’ is off, says Umno Youth (Zurairi Ar and Ida Lim, Malay Mail Online, Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
TDSB votes against call to ban nudity at Pride Parade (Corinne Van Dusen, City News Toronto, Wednesday, April 9, 2014)
Teen Sexting Can Ruin Your Reputation, and To Prove It We're Calling In the Police (Scott Shackford, Reason, Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
Veterans treating PTSD by going bare (video) (Jennifer Titus, WTSP-TV 10, Tampa FL, Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
Nude Yoga and the Worst Kind of Naked (Steve Belanger, Huffington Post, Monday, April 7, 2014)
Experience the lovable odd couple that is St. Martin (Chris Bunting, New York Post, Monday, April 7, 2014)
Back to nature (Sadie Beckman, Taranaki Daily News via Stuff, Sunday, April 6, 2014)
Naked bathers tear a strip off ‘prudish’ council (Greg Christison, Sunday Express, Sunday, April 6, 2014)
What's your position? (Kate Spicer, The Sunday Times, Sunday, April 6, 2014)
Brighton, England: Scenes from the seaside (Daniel Scott, Brisbane Times, Saturday, April 5, 2014)
Nudist beach would weed out perverts, says advocate (Richard Bruinsma, Northern Star, Saturday, April 5, 2014)
Nude-only exhibition draws a curious crowd (Emily Prain, Queensland Times, Thursday, April 3, 2014)
Naked yoga retreats now exist. God help us all (TNT Magazine, Thursday, April 3, 2014)

March, 2014

Wilbur Hot Springs historic lodge hit by fire (Carolyn Jones, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, March 30, 2014)
Why we have no nudist beaches... (Sylvanus & Maurizio Pueblo Fenech, Times of Malta, Sunday, March 30, 2014)
Topless artist smashes ceramic breasts (video) (CBC News, Sunday, March 30, 2014)
Brazilian women go topless for 'I don't deserve to be raped' crusade (ANI via Yahoo! India, Sunday, March 30, 2014)
Nothing to hide in Benalla nude finalists (Anthony Bunn, The Border Mail, Saturday, March 29, 2014)
Naked 77-year-old Peterborough pensioner chased off car thieves (Stephen Briggs, Peterborough Telegraph, Friday, March 28, 2014)
Nude yoga: the naked truth (Sarah Berry, Kiama Independent Times, Friday, March 28, 2014)
Top Five Memorable Reasons to Spend Spring Break in Steamboat Springs (Amber Johnson, Mile High Mamas, Thursday, March 27, 2014)
"Obscene" photos ban nudist resort from Facebook (Samantha Cortese, KESQ News Channel 3 ABC & CBS Local 2 (video), Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
Naked men ask for pictures and sunscreen in national park (Richard Bruinsma, Gympie Times, Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
Topless shopper busted in Koonawarra (Dominic Geiger, Illawarra Mercury, Monday, March 24, 2014)
Naked Man Strikes Goddess Pose In Front Of Botticelli Painting (Photos) (Sara Gates, Huffington Post, Monday, March 24, 2014)
Naturists have their place in the sun, too (Richard Mason, The Garden Island, Sunday, March 23, 2014)
Nudists scaring children at beach (John Weekes, Otago Daily Times, Sunday, March 23, 2014)
Naked glories (Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, March 22, 2014)
'When we're naked, it's like we're all the same': Yoga studio offers all-nude co-ed classes to overcome body issues and vulnerability (video) (Daily Mail, Friday, March 21, 2014)
Unit 1's Unclad and Rad Show Has "Clothing Optional Room and Naked Karaoke" (Broward/Palm Beach New Times, Thursday, March 20, 2014)
Naked cyclist stars in 'Think Bike' ad (iAfrica, Wednesday, March 19, 2014)
Beach bums hit Noosa for cheeky nudist event (Richard Bruinsma, Noosa News, Monday, March 17, 2014)
Father turns in teen for naked selfies (News24, Sunday, March 16, 2014)
Difference between nude and naked (Daphne Lee, Malaysia Star, Sunday, March 16, 2014)
Nudism/Naturism: Selective observation (Jillian Page, Montreal Gazette, Saturday, March 15, 2014)
A naked woman jogs down a busy London high street and it's all caught on camera (Elijah Bailey III, Metro, Saturday, March 15, 2014)
Baring it all for Nude Zealand (Beck Eleven, Stuff, Saturday, March 15, 2014)
Canadian streakers arrested for taking nude photos at Machu Picchu as Peru cracks down on ‘attention seekers’ (Tristin Hopper, National Post, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Public Nudity Bill Proposed at Pitzer (Kate Dolgenos, The Student Life, Pomona College, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Florida nudist resort celebrates 50 years (, , Friday, March 14, 2014)
Naked Florida man forgets he's naked, chases burglars (video) (John D. Zenitis and John-Henry Perera, WPBF 25 via Chron, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Getting Naked With Strangers: The Baths of Baden-Baden (Susan Kraus, Huffington Post, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Naked kids are causing strife between adult sisters (Dear Abby, Press of Atlantic City, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Nude tourists fall foul of law (AFP via New Zealand Herald, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Two Canadians arrested after streaking at Machu Picchu (Jodee Brown, Toronto Star, Friday, March 14, 2014)
Rwanda: Nude Art - Provocative or Innocent Art?(the Human Body Is Art!) (Doreen Umutesi, AllAfrica, Thursday, March 13, 2014)
Artists explore exhibitionism in nude art around Loveland (video) (Jessica Benes, Reporter-Herald, Thursday, March 13, 2014)
Naked gardeners open up their land for all to view (This is Wiltshire, Thursday, March 13, 2014)
Israeli inspires trend for nudist tourism (Aron Dónzis, Times of Israel, Thursday, March 13, 2014)
Less is more for trail riders (Rosie Manins, Otago Daily Times, Wednesday, March 12, 2014)
Tourists Are Getting Naked At Machu Picchu And Peru Wants Them To Stop (Huffington Post, Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
Castro Nudists Take on the Same Fight With a New Attorney (David-Elijah Nahmod, SF Weekly, Monday, March 10, 2014)
Nude Activists strip for Body Freedom (Coburn Palmer, SF Bay, Sunday, March 9, 2014)
Nude bike ride (photos) (Northern Star, Sunday, March 9, 2014)
The naked truth (Jacob Halpenny, The Journal, Queens University, Friday, March 7, 2014)
10 rules for naked dining: The etiquette of nude resorts (Ruth Wertzberger Carlson, Fox News, Friday, March 7, 2014)
No nude worship at Chandragutti fair (Press Trust of India via Business Standard, Friday, March 7, 2014)
Nude photoshoot in downtown St Petersburg stops traffic and turns heads (video) (Edward Lawrence, WFTS ABC Tampa Bay, Thursday, March 6, 2014)
School trustees face backlash after asking Toronto to enforce public nudity law at Pride Parade (Steve Mertl, Matthew Coutts Daily Brew via Yahoo News Canada, Thursday, March 6, 2014)
Naked farmer gets Facebook in a flap (Daisy Huntly and Natalie Bockenski, Blayney Chronicle, Thursday, March 6, 2014)
Coasting along in Croatia: Combining island hopping with the lively city of Zadar (Diana Riley, Daily Mail, Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
Trustees to ask city to bar nudity at Pride Parade (Louise Brown, Toronto Star, Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
Some TDSB trustees call for nudity ban at Pride Parade (CityNews Toronto, Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
Nude farmer won't stop cheeky salutes despite Facebook ban (Natalie Bochenski, Northern Star, Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
Legally blind woman sues Paradise Lakes nudist condo association over service dog (video) (Casey Cumley, WTSP 10 News, Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
Lea Michele Hopes Her Neighbors Don't Care She's Naked In Her Backyard (Christina Garibaldi, MTV, Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
‘Bachelor’ contestant Lucy Aragon tells Juan Pablo ‘Ess Okay’ with naked ukulele song (Melissa Schupmann, The Kansas City Star, Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
Luisa Zissman poses naked in the bath with adorable three-year-old daughter Dixie (Annie Gregory, OK!, Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
500 naked toddler pix is cause for concern (Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar, My Plainview, Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
Naked play for beach (Nivashni Nair, Times, Monday, March 3, 2014)
South Africa's five favourite naturist hangouts (Reitumetse Pitso and Roxanne Henderson, Times, Monday, March 3, 2014)
The Pic Facebook Doesn't Want You To See (SAFM, Sunday, March 2, 2014)
Church ain't what it used to be (Dr. James L. Snyder, Pittsburgh Courier, Sunday, March 2, 2014)
Contemporary Art Center showcases Wisconsin artist's body painting (Leslie Renken, Peoria Journal-Star, Saturday, March 1, 2014)
It's hats off, and everything else, as nudist resort marks 50 years (video) (, Orlando Sentinel, Saturday, March 1, 2014)
“Beach for nude bath” in the heart of Hanoi (Phi Nga, VietNam Net, Saturday, March 1, 2014)
Annie, is a nude beach the same as a porn site? (The Omaha World Herald, Saturday, March 1, 2014)

February, 2014

Lutz nudist resort wants woman, guide dog gone (Eddie Daniels, Tampa Tribune, Friday, February 28, 2014)
Blind woman sues nudist community over guide dog (Aaron Mesmer, Fox 13 Tampa Bay, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Going to court to defend their service dogs (video) (Gloria Gomez, Fox 13 Tampa Bay, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Nudist Community Tells Woman Her Service Dog Has To Go (Sarah Fruchtnicht, Opposing Views, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Disabled Lutz woman suing nudist community (Cait McVey, Bay News 9, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
KZN Nudist beach: mayor welcomes proposal (News 24, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Dear Abby: Seeking nudist roommate (Abigail Van Buren, Yahoo! News, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Court date delayed for woman accused of selling booze-filled freezies at Wreck Beach (Vancouver Sun, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Judge denies 'inventive' request from nudist facing child porn charges (Brett Clarkson, Sun Sentinel, Thursday, February 27, 2014)
Disabled Pasco woman sues nudist community over service dog (Jon Silman, Tampa Bay Times, Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
Naked ambition! Scottish naturist plans to open first nudist beach in South Africa (Daily Mail, Monday, February 24, 2014)
Naked magicians reveal all (video) (Natalie Bochenski, Brisbane Times, Monday, February 24, 2014)
Artist Disguises Nude Bodies In Hypnotic Shapes And Patterns (Huffington Post, Monday, February 24, 2014)
Sydney Skinny: Hundreds of people bare all in a bid to break world record for the largest nude ocean swim (Antonia Molloy, Independent, Sunday, February 23, 2014)
Naked ambition: Hundreds of skinny dippers attempt world record for the largest nude ocean swim on Sydney beach (Daily Mail, Sunday, February 23, 2014)
Sydney Skinny, Classy Nude Swim, Takes Place In Australia (Pictures) (Huffington Post, Sunday, February 23, 2014)
Naked ambition: Hundreds of skinny dippers attempt world record for the largest nude ocean swim on Sydney beach (Daily Mail, Saturday, February 22, 2014)
When it comes to art, New Yorkers want nudes (Sara Ashley O'Brien, New York Post, Saturday, February 22, 2014)
Winter Olympics: Lebanese skier Jacky Chamoun, who got caught up in topless video scandal, finishes 47th in slalom (Nathaniel Vinton, New York Daily News, Friday, February 21, 2014)
Prude not necessarily prudent (Larry Darter, Examiner, Friday, February 21, 2014)
Politician tries to censor ‘nude’ children's book, booksellers strip in protest (The Journal, Thursday, February 20, 2014)
Sanya sunbather strips nude in violation of ban, claiming health benefits (Wu Nan, South China Morning Post, Thursday, February 20, 2014)
Maybe Facebook Would Let Photographer Spencer Tunick Post Naked Pics If He Worked for Sports Illustrated (Anna Merlan, Village Voice, Thursday, February 20, 2014)
Sydney swimmers to strip for environment (Steve Jacobs, Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
Cabin steward on nude cruise beat and raped American passenger, 31, then tried to throw her OVERBOARD after she called him a 'son of a b****' (Daily Mail, Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
Birmingham naturist retreat seeking younger clientele (Mike Lockley, Birmingham Mail, Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
Life As A Nudist (video) (Deb Bowen, The Daily Buzz, Tuesday, February 18, 2014)
Hibiscus Coast says no to nude beach (Chris Ndaliso, News 24, Tuesday, February 18, 2014)
Nudist beach gets first green light (Clive Ndou, The Citizen, Tuesday, February 18, 2014)
Tourists get down to nothing (Bridget Railton, Southland Times, Monday, February 17, 2014)
Former nudist camp up for lease (ABC News Australia, Monday, February 17, 2014)
The 'Naked City' Of Cap D'Agde, France's Naturist Resort Heaven (Huffington Post, Sunday, February 16, 2014)
Op Ed: Naked Old Men (Dr. Britt Minshall, UK Progressive, Sunday, February 16, 2014)
Comment: Is naked the new balaclava? (Winnifred Louis and Emma Thomas, The Conversation via SBS, Sunday, February 16, 2014)
Pictured: The Naked Sledding World Championships in Germany (Eliot Rothwell, Mirror, Sunday, February 16, 2014)
Come as you are to Virginia church (Kent Bush, Soo Evening News, Friday, February 14, 2014)
Plan for nude beach meets opposition (Nce Mkhize, Business Day Live, Friday, February 14, 2014)
Nude beach for KZN south coast? (Chris Ndaliso, News 24, Thursday, February 13, 2014)
Sochi 2014: Skier Jacky Chamoun's topless photos cause stir in Lebanon (video) (CNN, Thursday, February 13, 2014)
Nude Resorts: Are They Really As Fun As They Sound? (Jaunted, Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
Central VA congregation worships nude (video) (Curt Autry, WWBT NBC 12, Monday, February 10, 2014)
Naked Church Congregation Bares it All for Christ (video) (Todd Richissin, Fredericksburg Patch, Monday, February 10, 2014)
Olga Graf Celebrates Speedskating Medal By Accidentally Stripping (video) (Alyssa Newcomb, ABC News, Monday, February 10, 2014)
Chinese coverup: Resort island cracks down on nude sunbathing (Reuters, Sunday, February 9, 2014)
Fringe turns a nude leaf with Naked Girls Reading in the Garden (Patrick McDonald, The Advertiser, Sunday, February 9, 2014)
Nude picture of woman cannot per se be called obscene: Supreme Court (The Economic Times, Sunday, February 9, 2014)
Supreme Court speaks up on nudity! (Rediff, Sunday, February 9, 2014)
Ten things you never knew about Studland beach in Dorset (Faith Eckersall, Daily Echo, Saturday, February 8, 2014)
16-year-old girl facing child porn charges after tweeting naked pictures of HERSELF (Alex Greig, Daily Mail, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Sanya authorities tell sun-loving nudists to cover up on city's beaches (Zhang Hong, South China Morning Post, Friday, February 7, 2014)
China closes its only nudist beach after complaints about all the naked men (though nobody complained about the women...) (Jill Reilly, Daily Mail, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Chinese police order nudists to cover up (Tom Phillips, Telegraph, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Doug Ford criticizes Pride parade over ‘buck naked men’ (Daniel Dale, Toronto Star, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Female high court judge fired for nude sunbathing in office (ANI via New Kerala, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Nude picture of woman 'not obscene' if it carries social message: SC (Preeti Panwar, One India, Friday, February 7, 2014)
Picture of nude woman per se not obscene: SC (Dhananjay Mahapatra, Times of India, Thursday, February 6, 2014)
Edmontonians take it all off for nudist lifestyle (Stephanie Dubois, Metro, Thursday, February 6, 2014)
The One Thing All Parents Can Count On (Jennifer Benjamin, Huffington Post, Thursday, February 6, 2014)
Vera promotes naturism at tourism fair (EuroWeeklyNews, Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
Where to Find Colorado's 'Clothing Optional' Hot Springs (Will McGough, Jaunted, Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
Secrets of a Naked Yoga Model (Natalie Matthews, Elle, Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
Naked Activist Violently Wrestled To Ground By SFPD At Nude-In (video) (Jay Barmann , SFist, Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
SF, Feb 1, Sat.: nudist rally attacked by SF cops in Castro (Rusty Mille, Bay Area Indymedia, Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
Nudity Ban Protest Takes An Unexpectedly Violent Turn (David-Elijah Nahmod, SF Weekly, Monday, February 3, 2014)
Let's get back to ho-hum in nudist arrests (C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, February 3, 2014)
Men, Manliness, and Being Naked Around Other Men (Richard Senelick, The Atlantic, Monday, February 3, 2014)
Naked sunbathers on Sanibel (Katie Jones, WFTX-TV Fox 4, Monday, February 3, 2014)
Naked Mormon women go viral, talk back (Holly Welker, Salon, Sunday, February 2, 2014)
Going off the grid in Big Sur (Jane Fishman, Savannah Morning News, Saturday, February 1, 2014)
The 7 Most Secret Nude Beaches In Europe (Suzy Strutner, Huffington Post, Saturday, February 1, 2014)
Several detained as nudists protest anniversary of SF nudity ban (KTVU, Saturday, February 1, 2014)
Nudist to protest, hold 'Body Freedom' parade in San Francisco on anniversary of nudity ban (San Jose Mercury News, Saturday, February 1, 2014)

January, 2014

Spencer Tunick to photograph nudes in Folkestone (, BBC News Kent, Friday, January 31, 2014)
Nude artwork prompts special permission for field trips (Jessie Pounds, The News & Advance, Lynchburg VA, Thursday, January 30, 2014)
U of Chicago to host 'clothing optional' dance party in campus hall (Katherine Timpf, Campus Reform, Thursday, January 30, 2014)
The naked truth about duo vying for world sled glory (Oxford Mail, Thursday, January 30, 2014)
I Did Naked Yoga with a Room Full of Strangers (Marisa Meltzer, Elle, Thursday, January 30, 2014)
OpEd: Nudity needs to become the new normal (Karen Green, The Loop, Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
Naked yoga – Does it have any real health benefits? (India Health, Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
Vancouver woman accused of selling boozy freezies at Wreck Beach had been fined, banned from area before arrest (Susan Lazaruk, The Province, Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
Ralph Edwards, owner of Red, White & Blue Beach, dead at 90 (Santa Cruz Sentinel, Tuesday, January 28, 2014)
Fraternity Snoqualmie hosts Super Bowl bash (Issaquah Press, Tuesday, January 28, 2014)
Top 10 tips for first time nakations (Simcoe Reformer, Friday, January 31, 2014)
Everybody, let's get naked! (Rhiannon Russell, THIS magazine, Monday, January 27, 2014)
Whatever happened to: Streaking at the University of Illinois (Patrick Wade, News-Gazette, Sunday, January 26, 2014)
Grief on the Great Barrier Reef as nudists told to nick off from Fitzroy Island's Nudey Beach (Peter Michael, Courier-Mail, Sunday, January 26, 2014)
It's much more than a ski town (Associated Press via The Telegram, Saturday, January 25, 2014)
German town having trouble finding location for nude trail (United Press International - UPI, Friday, January 24, 2014)
Naked story-telling evenings prove a hit in the UK - that's one way to spice up Book Club! (Deni Kirkova, Daily Mail, Friday, January 24, 2014)
Co-ed Naked Yoga Studio Opens (Sheila M. Eldred, Discovery News, Thursday, January 23, 2014)
Dutch auto-club votes Valalta the best naturist camp in Europe (Croatian Times, Thursday, January 23, 2014)
Vancouver woman charged with selling alcoholic 'freezies' at Wreck Beach (Susan Lazaruk, The Province, Thursday, January 23, 2014)
County increasing fees at Hamilton Pool, Hippie Hollow, other parks (Austin American-Statesman, Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
Nudists! Snakes! 14 oddities in Osceola County (video) (Jon Busdeker, Orlando Sentinel, Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
Themed cruises: the most unusual options (Telegraph, Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
Coed Naked Yoga in NYC (K. Annabelle Smith, Outside, Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
The Naked Rambler, TV review: 'Walk on the wild side doesn't quite reveal the naked truth' (Ellen E Jones, The Independent, Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
Naked events around the world (video) (Carol Ramoran, Rappler, Tuesday, January 21, 2014)
The Naked Rambler, House Of Fools and Death In Paradise: TV picks (Metro, Tuesday, January 21, 2014)
Designate nudity zone (Richard Mason, Miami Herald, Monday, January 20, 2014)
30 strip naked outside Courts of Justice to support Royal Marine (Plymouth Herald, Monday, January 20, 2014)
Giant 'nude Buddha' statues hanging off Chinese restaurant taken down after uproar (ANI via Yahoo! India News, Monday, January 20, 2014)
Naked Buddhas Attack! Attack On Buddha?! (Eric Jou, Kotaku, Monday, January 20, 2014)
Applications Now Available For The Naked Sledding World Championship (Suzy Strutner, Huffington Post, Saturday, January 18, 2014)
Hastings beach nude stunt aimed at Spencer Tunick (BBC News England, Friday, January 17, 2014)
Naked flash mob bare all on beachfront (The Courier, Friday, January 17, 2014)
Leading naturist wants to turn Wavebreak Island into a multi-million dollar nudist colony (Jack Houghton, Gold Coast Bulletin, Friday, January 17, 2014)
Being nude: Great for confidence (Louise Wedgwood, Sydney Morning Herald via Stuff, Friday, January 17, 2014)
Community Calendar: Skinny dipping at Lord Byng Pool - See more at: (Sandra Thomas, Vancouver Courier, Thursday, January 16, 2014)
Nudism/Naturism: Discrimination (Jillian Page, Montreal Gazette, Thursday, January 16, 2014)
Captain America star Hayley Atwell wades into nude row about Long Rock beach in Swalecliffe on Twitter (Jamie Bullen, Kent Online, Thursday, January 16, 2014)
Win Five Nights at the US Virgin Island's Sand Castle on the Beach (Gayapolis, Wednesday, January 15, 2014)
BBC accused of bare-faced cheek over Andrew Marr series cover-up (The Guardian, Wednesday, January 15, 2014)
Naked protest and the revolutionary body (Barbara Brownie, Guardian,Wednesday, January 15, 2014 )
Cheers to naked riders (Seth Wade, The Vermont Cynic, Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
Greek Naturists Cut Their New Year's Cake (Evgenia Adamantopoulou, Greek Reporter, Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
Naked Mormon Women Go Viral, Talk Back (Holly Welker, Religion Dispatches, Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
Best Nude Beaches In The Bay Area (KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco Bay Area, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Topless Empire State Building Photo Shoot Could Cost Photographer Big Bucks (Video) (CBS New York, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Photographer sued over topless photo atop Empire State Building (Marina Lopes, Reuters via Yahoo!, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Woman evicted from Davidsonville nudist resort (Sara Blumberg, Capital Gazette, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Nudist loses court fight against Davidsonville club (Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Nude or lewd? Key West looks over laws for Fantasy Fest (Miami Herald, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Woman evicted from Davidsonville nudist resort (Sara Blumberg, Capital-Gazette, Monday, January 13, 2014)
Amanda Holden could have been JAILED for sunbathing naked in The Maldives (Chris Richards, Irish Mirror, Sunday, January 12, 2014)
Russian sailors roam naked on Karwar beach, cops in a tizzy (Times of India, Sunday, January 12, 2014)
6 Reasons You Should Sleep Naked (Natasha Burton, Cosmopolitan, Saturday, January 11, 2013)
Key West to crack down on loud music coming from bars, restaurants (Sean Kinney, Keynoter, Saturday, January 11, 2014)
The forbidden boob (Audrey Goodemote & Berne-Knox-Westerlo, Times-Union, Albany NY, Saturday, January 11, 2014)
The latest in party planning: Nude males and easels (Julia McKinnell, Maclean's, Saturday, January 11, 2014)
Lena Dunham's body reveals the naked truth about our distorted values (Emily Shire, The Week, Saturday, January 11, 2014)
'It's art, not pornography': Body painter campaigns for Facebook to change its rules so he can display nude female canvases (Sadie Whitelocks, Daily Mail, Friday, January 10, 2014)
Top Five Secret Nude Beaches (video) (Huffington Post, Friday, January 10, 2014)
Mass Skinny Dipping in New Zealand (photos) (CRI English, Thursday, January 9, 2014)
They've only got eyes for each other! Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl find themselves on nudist beach but opt to keep their clothes on (Rebecca Davison, Daily Mail, Thursday, January 9, 2014)
MP's incident highlights need for nudist beaches - naturists (Times of Malta, Thursday, January 9, 2014)
Portland body-painting artist fights Facebook over nude photos (Jamie Hale, The Oregonian, Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
Asheville chamber wants end to topless women downtown (Jon Ostendorff, Asheville Citizen-Times, Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
The Skinny Dipping World Record Has Been Broken—and You Have to See the NSFW Pictures! (John Boone, E! Online, Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
Bold & Naked Yoga Encourages Proper Attitude (Fitness World, Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
Alexander Skarsgård Poses Fully Nude After Reaching the South Pole in Antarctica (Zach Johnson, E! Online, Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
The 5 Most Secret Nude Beaches In America (Suzy Strutner, Huffington Post, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
Facebook Wages War on the Nipple (Lina Esco, Huffington Post, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
Nudists at the Opera (Fred Plotkin, WQXR, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
Posing nude at 42...when you're not a 10 (Shelly Baer, Penobscot Bay Pilot, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
On Getting Naked in Antarctica (Svati Kirsten Narula, The Atlantic, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
Naked ambition: Nude swimmers 'smash record' for world's largest skinny dip on New Zealand beach (Sam Webb, Daily Mail, Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
Naked Rambler jailed for 16 months for breaching asbo (Steven Morris, The Guardian, Monday, January 6, 2014)
Naked Rambler appears nude in the dock... and is jailed for 16 months (John Corney, Metro, Monday, January 6, 2014)
Dedication to duty leaves no stern untoned (Kelsey Fletcher, Sunday Star Time via Stuff, Saturday, January 4, 2014)
Swedish house speaker removes bare breasts painting (IceNews, Friday, January 3, 2014)
GCPD issues plea to parents, teens about nude photos and social media (Tyler Estep, Gwinnett Daily Post, Friday, January 3, 2014 )
Nude Yoga Model Photographed By Her Husband Provokes Body Image Debate - We Think She Looks Amazing (Huffington Post UK, Thursday, January 2, 2014)
Thousands ring in the new year with a chilly dip (Denise Wong, News1130, Wednesday, January 1, 2014)
Women Bare All to Counter Mormon Idea of Modesty (video) (Cristina Flores, KUTV CBS 2, Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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