nudism

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(1) A cultural and political movement advocating and defending social nudity in private and in public
(2) A lifestyle based on personal, family and/or social nudism
Medical conditions in nudists Sunburns, priapism, Peyronie’s disease (as with non-nudists, but more obvious)

nudism

1. In psychiatry, a morbid desire to remove clothing.
2. The practice of living without clothing.
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His history makes clear the internal differences and tensions between different strands of naturism and nudism, to the point where naturism was used to label rather incommensurate philosophies and practices.
Naturism helps us reclaim our humanity, when we go on holiday it's great to strip off and strip away all those stresses and cares.
British Naturism are also hoping to find a North Wales location for The Great British Skinny Dip - which will see hundreds of people across the country go for a swim naked.
British Naturism spokesman Andrew Welch said: "We are often challenged by this sort of thing.
Umbrella organisation British Naturism has an 11,000 subscription list and millions travel abroad to take their kit off.
At a time when the BBC is under serious criticism for a lack of journalistic integrity, letters received by members of British Naturism show further evidence of misdeeds," the Daily Mail quoted a BN spokesman as saying.
NAT) sponsors of the conference and a presentation on the history and growth of naturism in Thailand and the bright future it forecasts was given by Bruce Kendall.
British Naturism commercial director Andrew Welch said: "In terms of the law, official recognition is not needed, but having this recognition would remove the doubt so people are aware it is a nudist beach.
Over the last two years, I've waded further into naturism.
She then gives her attention to the emergence of tempered modernism as a phenomenon, seeing its origins partly in such long-forgotten movements in French literature as Romanism and Naturism, and partly in the tendency of late symbolists such as Albert Samain and Henri de Regnier to diminish the role of the poetic self and prefer the concrete to the abstract.
Tamsin's mum gave you the choice of keeping your kit on so it was good of you to try and join in with their naturism.