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Why You Should Consider Joining the American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR)

If you're interested in social nudity and looking for a supportive and accepting community, the American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR) may be the organization for you. AANR is an advocacy group that promotes social nudity and advocates for the rights of individuals who practice nudity in a non-sexual, family-friendly context. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider joining AANR:

Daily Habits of a Naturist

Naturism, also known as nudism, is a lifestyle that advocates being nude in natural environments and socializing in a non-sexual way. Naturists believe that the human body should be celebrated and embraced, rather than shamed and hidden.


When explaining naturism to others, here are some tips to keep in mind

1. Start with the basics: Begin by explaining what naturism is and how it differs from other clothing-optional activities. Naturism is a lifestyle that involves being naked in social settings, such as beaches, resorts, or clubs, for the purpose of promoting body positivity, self-acceptance, and respect for others.

A Guide to Public Nudity

"Finding Legal Places to Embrace Naturism: A Guide to Public Nudity

Naturism, also known as nudism, is a lifestyle that involves being naked in social settings. While it may seem like a strange concept to some, for naturists, it’s a liberating and empowering experience that provides numerous benefits. However, laws regarding public nudity vary greatly by country and even by region within a country. So, where can one legally be nude in public? Let's take a look:

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12 Benefits of Nudism

Do you feel uncomfortable when the idea of being naked comes to mind? You’re not alone. Our society has set its expectations for us, and it can be hard to break away from them. But what if we told you there were some amazing benefits to that bare-skin feeling - even if it's just in your own home?


By Kay Nauta

Autumn. Fall. End of summer. This is the time of year that many of us can find a little depressing. Vacations have been taken, the children are back in school, and the freedom of summer has ended. In most areas of the country, the weather is turning cold. The changing leaves have been giving us a beautiful show, but their colors are now fading as they drift away in the wind.


The history of naturism is a very interesting and colorful story. Take the fun quiz below to see how many facts you can “uncover” about the culture of “baring it all.” The answers are at the end of the quiz.