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It's National Nude Week July 8 through 14
They're just like anyone, nudists say, except they feel happier ...
Except in Australia
Council wants nudist beach cover-up
The solution may be to just Don't Ask Don't Tell.
A Federal Heights man sits in the nude on the north shore of Boulder Reservoir on Wednesday. Boulder ordinances say nothing about being in the buff at Boulder Reservoir, or any other city park, according to ranger Matt Claussen.
That's in public, in the world of privatized nudist clubs the competition is getting hot and heavy.
Nude resorts taking off the gloves in fight for customers
And even in China social prudes are making way for more progressive ideas.
Tourists to a scenic spot in Southwest China's Guizhou Province may have the opportunity to experience nature more intimately with the opening of a nude-only swimming area by the end of July, the Guizhou City News reported Monday.
The planned site is in a valley along the Fengzhuan River in Duyun, according to sources from a local travel resources development company.
Male and female swimmers will be separated, the Guizhou Metropolis News reported on Monday. Photography is banned and "neatly dressed" spectators are also considered persona non grata.
Though there is no law banning nude swimming or nude beaches in China, the practice is still controversial.So when there is no law against something ya might expect folks to take advantage of their freedom and they do.
Naked woman bathes in Suzhou Creek
And it seems that when trade unions are banned workers find other ways of protesting.
A female migrant worker launched a nude protest outside a Shenyang funiture factory where she used to work, in Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Sunday, against her ex-employer over backwages of up to 8,000 yuan she says she was never paid. [Chinese Business Morning View]
And yet in the good old USA of A, the land of liberal free market democracy, opening a strip club is still controversial.
Manchester officials gearing up to fight nude club plan
But for Art's sake, common sense is shown by the good citizens of Lacrosse Wisc.
Wisconsin town unveils French statue of nude boy; forgoes fig leaf
City council members decided they would not cover the boy up after seeing the statue last week. They say it would be an insult to Epinal.
Maybe he looks like Jack Lalane
85-Year-Old Nude Dude Isn't Afraid to Bare All at School
Hopefully he doesn't look like this fearsome dictator.
Come on you can't take this guy seriously. Attack the U.S. Where would he get his airconditioning from.
Like Albania before it the State Capitalist regime of Kim-Jong-il is all about cardboard cut-out factory frontages, and a single sole military manufacturing state.
See the Great Leader wear no clothes
Of course there is no cure for ugliness.
And It appears that elsewhere in Asia body doubles are demanding their due.
A Chinese actress who played Hollywood movie star Zhang Ziyi's naked body double in "The Banquet" wants her name in the movie's credits, media reported Friday.
Birds of feather
Britney Spears was desperate to pose nude
And Harpers Bazaar was deseperate to have her on the cover.
Not to be undone by a mere stripling, Angelina Jolie goes one better and gets painted in the nude, while pregnant.
Angelina Poses Nude
An elderly man slipped quietly into Angelina Jolie's beach lodge — and within minutes she was sprawled naked in front of the 73-year-old.
Brad Pitt looked on with approval as the sandy-haired old-timer went to work. Acclaimed portrait artist Don Bachardy had flown all the way from Santa Monica to Namibia — determined to do justice to the world-class beauty as he drew erotic sketches of her in the final days of pregnancy.
"Angelina is big on documenting the high points of her life," explained a source close to the actress.
Bitter about Brad and Jolie maybe, just a teeny tiny bit....
Jennifer Aniston Enjoyed Filming Nude Scenes
While Sophia Loren makes a come back.
Italian sex symbol Sophia Loren, 71, will pose in a slinky see-through black dress for the glossy, limited-edition Pirelli calendar
She was always proud of her figure, in fact she got into a fight with Jayne Mansfield over who was bustier.
And not to be left out is the darling of geeky Star Wars fans.
Natalie Portman is to appear nude in an upcoming movie. She will play the part of artist's muse.
While Portman ponders her lolita like looks, when ya turn Forty its time to take it all off for yer career.
Cutting a Dash in Playboy The 40-year-old played a teenager in 1995 film Clueless, but has not had a major role in a successful film since then.
Even in Bollywood doing the nude scene gives lesser known stars their breakout chance.
Madhuri denied! Will Sridevi do the nude scene?
While Christina Aquilera flaunts her stuff. After all she is a singer, not a movie star. Christina, 25, said: "Posing almost naked is a natural thing for me."
Silly people worrying about a Nude Juice Bar, vegetables and fruits don't wear clothes, not even Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head. They weear shoes and hats.
Follow-Up: Nude Juice Bar Court Battle
And furits and veggies are not the only plants to get naked.
Beautiful, fragrant frangipani goes naked in the wintertime
Well if they didn't they would have to cover up Bottecelli's Venus on a half shell.
NUDE IN BRITISH TV AD NOT INDECENT, SAYS UK AUTHORITY
Meanwhile in Flordia home of the thong the prudes lose out and Art wins. By the way we covered this story earlier, and no the painting was a picture of the backside of a naked large woman. And perhaps the city was offended by the large sized woman rather than her state of undress. Sizeism is a feminist issue.
Nude Artwork Case Settled
And the nude in art has not just been women.
How then did it happen that only a generation or so later, in 1828, the young German painter Victor Emil Janssen chose to depict himself in a bare room and stripped to the waist? Why does Janssen, who was in fact tall and handsome, go out of his way to reveal the physical imperfections that his clothes presumably concealed from the world? For his hunched back, pot belly and caved-in chest were probably early symptoms of the bone disease that would kill him less than 20 years later.In a single bound, we have leapt from Neoclassical restraint to Romantic self-revelation. From here is no great distance to a good wallow in Egon Schiele's expressionist self-portraits, painted in the first decade of the 20th century, in which the artist shows us not only his naked body but also his face and limbs contorted in anguish. How on earth did artists come to see themselves as outsiders, set apart from society by their vocation