Women’s relationship to their bodies and the 60th anniversary of the INF

A discussion about women’s relationship with their bodies and the 60th anniversary of the International Naturist Federation (INF); plus porn literacy, more Facebook censorship, reader feedback, Felicity from YNA and more.

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Image: Speeches in front of the International Naturist Federation (INF) monument at the CHM Montalivet by some of the federations in attendance for the 60th anniversary celebration of the INF.

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Women and naturism

Of the two genders, women get the most pressure from society to meet to unrealistic expectations of physical beauty. That is one of the reason that women benefit most from being a naturist but it is also why they have the hardest time trying naturism. For a woman, the idea of being nude in a social setting is fraught with fears related to a lifetime of sexual objectification and subconscious attacks on their self-esteem.


In this episode, we explore how women in naturism overcame some of these barriers and what they get out of living a naturist life. We also review strategies for convincing someone to try naturism. 


To summarize the strategies presented:

  1. Review your own motivation
  2. Be open and confident about naturism
  3. Be sympathetic and understanding
  4. Try a therapeutic approach
  5. Be patient
  6. Be very careful of the first experience & praise gently

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Nudity on British TV

Part 3 of 3 on nudity and the human body. In this last part, we continue look at society’s view of nudity through the lens of mass media. We review three televisions shows from the U.K.


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Gymnophobia

Part 2 of 3 on nudity and the human body. In the second part, we discuss Gymnophobia, the fear of nudity and how it impacts our view of the human body. As in part 1, we look at society’s view of nudity through the lens of mass media. In particular, we review and critique a BBC show called What’s the problem with nudity?

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Nudity and the Human Body

Part 1 of 3 on nudity and the human body. In this first show, we discuss society’s attitude towards the human body and how we deal with being nude. How mass media deals with people who are naked is reflective of our own attitudes. But mass media also amplifies our fears, issues and anxieties thereby making them worse. We look at two television shows. First that cultural touchstone that was Seinfeld and, secondly, a current reality-TV show called Dr. 90210.

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Episode XIII

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