good for you to investigate what you do not know. To make an experience out of an unknown is a more grown up thing to do than most grown ups can handle today. Not that a lot of people don’t act or say they are “into’ nudity but you will find most of them will still gossip about others and brag on themselves, which, I believe, is totally unacceptable in the nudist world; well by the philosophy.


For Racked, Jamie Lauren Keiles spends a week at a naturist camp to learn “why people get naked.” As she exercises, sun tans, and square dances her way through a week garbed for the most part only in shoes, she gets stripped not only of inhibitions around her own body, but also of notions around naturist intent: most enthusiasts take off their clothes not for sexual reasons, but simply to feel free.

I was visible as a newcomer by the fact that I was at least 20 years younger than any other guest…I tried my best to answer their questions: How did you find this event? Why are you interested in learning about naturism? It was hard to feel professional with my bare ass on a chair. In my best journalist voice, I told them I wanted to learn why they got naked. This wasn’t really true, but it…

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