This was originally posted on facebook on the Young Naturists and Nudists America forum on facebook, in response to a request for my perspective on the Naked Village which I took part in during the summer of 2014.
The Naked Village is an informative documentary. I was fascinated with the interviews with the founder’s daughter and the old footage but I had hoped it would show more of what we are about as naturists and nudists and why we choose to be part of this community.
Toni Ash and Steve Jones in the club house at Spielplatz
I thought the documentary was well done in the main and far from shying away from genitalia, it was rather a focus, unnecessarily so at times.
I’d like to see a documentary made about our community by a woman and one who is already a naturist/nudist so there’s that understanding there. That…
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I’m an AANR member even though I do not live in the US/Canada and can not take advantage of the membership benefits. I’m a meber to support naturism/nudism in some way. These organizations help promote nudism, win spaces where can safely enjoy a good time “naturally”. How can we get more naturist friendly spaces if we do not unite?
There are probably a lot of people in Britain who enjoy being naked but don’t feel there is any point in joining British Naturism. I think that they are doing a lot of things which should really matter to you, even if you don’t see any immediate direct benefit. Hence they do deserve your support. For foreign readers, the same thing applies to your own naturist associations or federations.
When I first took an interest in naturism I joined BN, as a matter of course. At the time I was working part time to pay my way through university and did not have much money to spare. I soon found that there were no local clubs which I could attend. There was a nudist swimming group, but they didn’t allow single men. Most of the events which BN hosted were far away and the ones which appealed to me were…
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