Why Clothing-Optional Does Not Work

Episode VIII

We discuss the many reasons why clothing-optional policies do not work in naturist clubs. Naturism wasn’t always so tolerant. In the beginning of the 20th century when naturism started, wearing clothes in a naturist club was not an option. The clothing-optional policy, a well-meaning attempt to be more inclusive and to make it easier for new people, has actually back-fired.

The song at the beginning of the show is:
Skin Free
by The Naked Drummer & the Baileys Road Band.
You can read more about the band, listen to other songs and purchase their CD at: www.baileysroad.com

The Toronto Star article referenced in the podcast is here:   www.thestar.com/living/article/445402