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Take Part - Naked Attraction
Channel 4's Naked Attraction are currently looking for contestants to take part in their naked dating show read more
Fine artist Natasha Brooks swims naked, year round in the cold mountain lakes of Snowdonia and has made an award winning film. read more
World Naked Gardening Day on Claire's Allotment
Claire's allotment blog tries out World Naked Gardening Day, which also happens to be her 200th video. read more
Shakti - a dancer from Australia writes about her life and her work. . . . Dance is all about life and nature and how you can be one with it. I listen to my inner self and the world around me which tells me all its secrets. read more
2nd Rally to legalize Psychedelic Medicines and Nude Love Parade, San Francisco 2018-09-29
On a nice Saturday morning by 10:30-am half a dozen people were already setting up posters and sound equipment in front of the San Francisco read more
Rally to legalize Psychedelic Medicines and 3rd Annual Nude Summer of Love Parade, San Francisco 2018-08-19
Held in Jane Warner Plaza, San Francisco, Gypsy and her team including her son and daughter led the proceedings. read more
World Naked Bike Ride, 8th Annual Earth Day, San Francisco, 2018-04-21
The last two weeks it had been raining cats and dogs, an extraordinary series of storms. The planned WNBR event looked rather uncertain. read more
9th Annual WNBR, San Franciso, 2018-03-10
The 9th Annual WNBR took place in San Francisco on 10th March 2018, the Southern Hemisphere edition. read more
Nude Valentine's Day Parade, San Francisco, 2018-02-17
On the parade there were about three dozen marchers. The parade went to City Hall where a few speeches were made. read more
George Davis Body Freedom Speech, San Francisco 2018-02-01
Body Freedom Speech Presented by George Davis while legally nude, Steps of San Francisco City Hall. Thursday, February 1, 2018 read more
Swedish short film, filmed as a fake documentary, it shows the daily life of Kerstin, who decides to become a house Nudist right after her b read more
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco 2017-09-24
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco 24 September 2017, an annual leather and clothing optional event. All photos by Leif Heilberg. read more
No Rope, No Chalk, No Clothes
David Fusté solo climbs on rock without shoes or chalk, but without anything else at all. Naked on the rock. read more
NAKED SELFIES | Performance by Milo Moiré
Milo Moiré’s performance series NAKED SELFIES thematize and caricature the pop-cultural mass phenomenon of self-portraits in social media. read more
Shannon at El Fonoll
Shannon is a model who appears in many of Syntech's videos and this film was made as an advert for their films. It does, however, also give some idea of what El Fonoll, a naturist resort near Barcelona, Spain is like. read more
Girl in Suitcase
This film captures a performance of Girl in Suitcase at Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice, on 4 August 2016. The artist had been invited by It's Liquid to participate at the opening of 'Fragmented Identities' - an exhibition within their wider 'Borders' festival. read more
George Davis Body Freedom Speech at SF City Hall 2017-02-01
Neither the San Francisco Police or the Sheriff's Department physically prevented George Davis from speaking. read more
San Francisco Body Painting Day 2016-10-23
On Sunday October 23rd, a group of talented artists painted 25 nude models outside Ferry Building. Bodypainting Day is organized and founded by NYC artist Andy Golub who has been painting bodies in the public streets of NYC since 2007. read more
Nude Summer of Love Parade, San Francisco 2016-08-07
Around 11:30 am the crew arrived, i.e. Gypsy Taub and her family, plus a couple of helpers. As usual they set up posters and got folding chairs in a line so the nudes could stand up on them and better be seen. read more
Body Freedom Lovers Nudist Contingent at the Gay Pride Parade, San Francisco 2016-06-26
Despite the pronounced readiness time at 12 noon, the group of nudists didn't materialize till 12:30p.m. when organizer Gypsy showed up with her family on Main Street in San Francisco. read more
Bay to Breakers, San Francisco 2016-05-15
Sunday morning early the sun showed its welcome face, and within the hour warmth was permeating the race course. read more
Nude Women's Parade, San Francisco 2016-04-03
Seeing the "Nude Women" in the promotions, a good crowd gathered early in Jane Warner Plaza, with a scattering of nude and semi-nude male Castro area resident. read more
World Bodypainting Festival (Seeboden, Austria)
The World Bodypainting Festival takes place in Seeboden, Austria each year. In 2010 artist from 48 countries came to compete in the world's largest body painting competition and 28,000 visitors saw their work. read more
Burning Man Festival
The Burning Man Festival is an annual gathering where anything goes that takes place at Black Rock City — a temporary community erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. read more
Pashut - Just be naked festival, Israel
Desert Ashram is excited to invite you to Israel’s traditional naturist festival. A four day journey in the spectacular Negev desert. We invite you to simply BE. Being naked and beautiful, letting go of layers of fear and shame. Being nude and simple, just as we are. Pashut Festival is calling us to live life totally and joyfully. read more
The Valentine's Nude Love Parade, San Francisco 2016-02-13
About a quarter to 12:00 noon Gypsy Taub's group showed up with posters and started the usual set-up on Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro district. read more
International "Go Topless" Day Celebration, Dolores Park, S.F. 2015-08-23
This minor event was advertised in FunCheap, and in the good weather the park was crowded by sunbathers., picnicking with food and drinks, and many playing their boomboxes. read more
Nude Protest Against SB277, the Forced Vaccination Bill, 2015-09-05
Jane Warner Plaza, S.F. Arriving shortly before 12 noon, I saw the team bringing in posters proclaiming the cons of the Senate Bill. read more
Video: Protest agains the San Francisco nudity ban
Protest against the San Francisco nudity ban on February 1, 2015 - second anniversary of the ban. Speeches were made by George Davis, Rusty Mills, Jaymz Smith and Gypsy Taub. read more
Emergency Protest, San Francisco, 2015-08-06
One of the leading SanFrancisco body freedom activitis George Davis is facing 3 months in jail for making a nude speech in Washington DC. read more
12th World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco, 2015-06-13
The riders at this latest San Francisco WNBR were meeting at a very limited space, congested with locals and tourists, as well as passengers from harbor ferries. Persons and bicycles competed for space between a busy sidewalk and the harbor fence. read more
Bay to Breakers Race, San Francisco, 2015-05-17
Just three days before the largest footrace in the world was to begin in San Francisco, the Bay Area got hit by a storm that drenched communities north, south and east of the city. Rare thunder and lightening scared many people. But San Francisco sits like a pearl in the center, and Mother Nature protected us… not a single drop of rain fell on the city. read more
5th Annual Earth Day World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco, 2015-04-18
On Saturday morning the half of San Francisco was fogged in, not boding well for the WNBR. However, around 10 am the inner Sunset district started to lighten up, so perhaps not everything is bad, I thought, as Justin Herman Plaza at Market and Embarcadero is as eastward as you get before going into the S.F. Bay. By 10:30 am nobody had arrived, and a cool breeze – coming from the western fog belt – read more
Vritomartis Naturist Resort Announces New Renovations with Improved Services and Quality
Crete, Greece – Vritomartis Naturist Resort opened its doors for many excited naturists on April 24, 2015 read more
6th Annual World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco Southern Hemisphere Edition, 2015-03-15
Beautiful sunshine greeted me at Justin Herman Plaza when I arrived at 10:30am, a bit early for the 11:00am scheduled gathering of bicyclists for the WNBR event. read more
San Francisco Nudity Ban Protest, Feb 1, 2015
On Feb 1, 2015 Gypsy Taub, her husband James, George Davis the perennial candidate for office, and Rusty Mills also joined the party, while Ray had his traditional seat at the side. Lloyd was among the crowd, as usual. read more
The Top Five Naturist Destinations in Europe
Vera Playa, Spain Some say that Vera Playa is the world’s best naturist beach resort. Situated on the Costa Almeria in south-east Spain it has a warm, dry climate with 2 kms of superb naturist beach and a naturist residential zone of over 2,000 apartments & a 4 star hotel. read more
Christiane Lecocq RIP
Christiane Lecocq, a leading pioneer of the naturist movement Christiane Lecocq, who founded the French Federation of Naturism 65 years ago, died on December 24, 2014 at the age of 103 years. read more
Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park accepts Bitcoin
Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park has become the worlds first naturist park to accept Bitcoin as payment. read more
Protest of Anti-Nude Ban, Harvey Milk Plaza, San Francisco
The core group of activists arrived about 12 noon and started setting up their posters, slowly but steadily getting ready by 1 p.m. read more
“Malaysian Nude Beach Games”, Baker Beach, San Francisco
In glorious warm weather of a Saturday, with lots of people on the beach, mostly textiles but also nudes in the eastern end, George Davis and a few helpers had set up pretty close to where nudes are more frequent. read more
Stephen Gough Interview
This short extract is from a 50 minute "Fly on the Wall" unseen footage documentary shot in Peebles, Scotland. Stephen Gough, otherwise known as the Naked Rambler, was released from HMP Saughton Prison in Edinburgh on Friday October 5th 2012 after an unexpected late transfer from HMP Kilmarnock Prison in Ayrshire. In just 5 days, on Tuesday October 9th 2012, accompanied by a film crew, newspaper r read more
BODY GOSSIP: What are we 'Protecting our Children From?'
Body Gossip's 'What are we protecting our children from?' was written by Kate Tym ( and is performed by a cast of well-known actors and presenters. read more
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco 2014
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco, 21 September 2014. All photos by Leif Heilberg. The Folsom Street Fair is an annual leather and clothing optional street fair held in September in San Francisco's South of Market district. read more
Diary of a Nudist
A full length naturist film from 1961. Under direction from her editor, a female newspaper reporter goes undercover (and ironically uncovered) at a nudist camp in order to write an exposé about the immorality within. read more
Up Your Alley Fair, San Francisco
Up Your Alley Fair, San Francisco, 27 July 2014. Normally I would go to this type of fair just when they open, usually at 11am, and stay at most an hour or an hour and a half, when the place becomes oppressively crowded, hard to walk through, and harder to get enough space to take any pictures. read more
St. Francis Nudity Ban Protest
St. Francis Nudity Ban Protest, 26 June 2014. All photos by Leif Heilberg. Jeff Wheeler invited us to World Naked Bike Ride – San Francisco’s event: 11th Annual World Naked Bike Ride – 2014 Northern Hemisphere Edition Pt. read more
WNBR, San Francisco, 2014
Jeff Wheeler invited us to World Naked Bike Ride – San Francisco’s event: 11th Annual World Naked Bike Ride – 2014 Northern Hemisphere Edition Pt. 1 Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:30am – 5:30pm at Justin Herman Plaza. read more
Rambler | Five Minute Theatre - Protest
As part of the National Theatre of Scotland's Five Minute Theatre. Kieran Hurley gave a monologue by about Naked Rambler Stephen Gough. read more
Bay to Breakers race, San Francisco
18 May 2014. Overcast skies and a cold wind threatened the race this year, and a hooligan interference by skateboarders downtown delayed the run for about half an hour. But then the masses did come, something like half a hundred thousand, with all the costumes as seen in the past. read more
Educating Julie
Originally released in 1984. A timid college student, Julie, is assigned to write a research paper on "Nudity in the 1980's" She and her boyfriend, Steve, visit several nudist clubs in England, the south of France and in Florida to learn about why people like nudism. read more
World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco
Any excuse for some nudity. Rather few people showed up for this event, perhaps a couple of dozen, and most came somewhat late. Then there was one single woman among the men, and that was it. read more
5th Annual World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco
8th March 2014 - The event was advertised by postings on the Internet, and a few new people showed up, beside the regulars. Although folks were advised to show up at 11:00 a. m. , there was hardly a soul around at that time. read more
New York Magazine shoot in San Francisco
Arriving at Jane Warner Plaza about 10:45 a.m., there were only a couple of semi-nude men around, and another couple came within the next fifteen minutes. However, we wondered where the main activist Gypsy was, and possibly others to join her in the day’s event, namely a shoot destined for New York Magazine. read more
Nudity Ban Protest: 1-Year Anniversary
Scheduled for 12 noon at Jane Warner Plaza in San Francisco, the protesters started setting up around 11:45 a. m. , with posters galore as usual. Gypsy and Jaymz were busy fixing the “stage” for their one hour protest while the San Francisco SS watched them carefully, to see if anyone sneaked in nudity early in the presentation. read more
Gypsy Taub and Jaymz Smith’s nude wedding at San Francisco City Hall
Gypsy Taub and Jaymz Smith’s nude wedding at San Francisco City Hall, 19th December 2013. All photos by Leif Heilberg. The Norwegian TV crew hands over to Inti (Gypsy’s daughter) a bouquet of fragrant white flowers, for bride Gypsy. read more
Nudity Ban Protest, Jane Warner Plaza, S.F. 2013-12-15
Nudity Ban Protest, Jane Warner Plaza, San Francisco, 15th December 2013. All photos by Leif Heilberg. The 3-man TV crew were Norwegians from Oslo and they kept busy doing their work from 12 noon read more
Nudity Ban Protest, Jane Warner Plaza, S.F. 2013-11-17
Nudity Ban Protest, Jane Warner Plaza, San Francisco, 17th November 2013. All photos by Leif Heilberg. Gypsy Taub, the local activist, had planned a protest against the nudity ban, for 12 o’clock noon at Jane Warner Plaza in San Francisco. read more
American Nudist Clubs: 1980s
A photo featuring over 250 photographs by renowned naturist photographer Leif Heilberg. The photos were taken during the 1980s at Club Orient, Glen Eden, Lupin Naturist Club, North Shore Naturist Park, Paradise Lakes Resort, Shangri La Ranch, Willamettans, Samagatuma and Washington Lake associates. read more
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco 2013
Folsom Street Fair, San Francisco, 29th September 2013. All photos by Leif Heilberg. read more
Protest Against Nudity Ban
Protest Against Nudity Ban, Body Freedom Parade, 20th July 2013, Jane Warner Plaza, San Francisco. All photos by Leif Heilberg. read more
Casting, "Naked and Afraid" on Discovery Channel
Casting, "NAKED AND AFRAID" on Discovery Channel. All Expenses Are Paid for during this casting process (travel/sleep/food)!!! So you could get a free trip to LA ,if picked!!! It will be 21 days of filming in the wilderness after you are chosen by Producers. read more
Naked Rambler Documentary
A documentary commissioned by the BBC about Steve Gough's and Melony Robert's naked walk from Lands End to John O'Groats. As you would expect from the BBC it is a bit smirky and dismissive. . read more
Protest Against Nudity Ban
Protest Against Nudity Ban, June 20th San Francisco read more
WNBR, San Francisco
World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco, 8th June 2013. All photos by Leif Heilberg. read more
Bay to Breakers 2013
Bay to Breakers in San Francisco on 19th June 2013. Photos by Leif Heilberg. read more
Protest against the Nudity Ban
On Friday, March 15th nudists resubmitted their com-plaint against the nudity ban in San Francisco to Judge Chen, as well as filing a complaint against the SFPD for illegal arrests of nudists. Attorney Christina DiEdoardo represented 5 nudist activists in a federal class action lawsuit against the City of San Francisco on the grounds that the nudity ban is unconstitutional. read more
Cap d'Agde: Naked City
Documentary about the naturist resort of Cap d'Agde on the French Mediterranean. read more
WNBR Southern Hemisphere solidarity bike ride
On Saturday, March 9th the 4th annual WNBR Southern Hemisphere solidarity bike ride took place in San Francisco in brilliant sunshine with crowds gathering on Justin Herman Plaza shortly before noon. read more
Another nude performance in Castro, San Francisco
On Wednesday, February 27th Gypsy Taub and friends held a nude dance performance at the Jane Warner Plaza in Castro, San Francisco. Getting arrested was another case that proved that the nudity ban imposed by the city is unconstitutional as it is also a ban on artistic expression. read more
Nudity still happening in San Francisco
On Sunday 17th February shot a “porn parody” about the San Francisco nudity ban. Filming for the “rally” scenes took place at 18th and Castro and because this was a legitimate location film shoot nudity was allowed even under the new regulations. read more
Protest against San Francisco nudity ban
On Friday, February 1, 2013 the nudity ban in San Francisco came into effect. A number of body freedom activists held a protest outside City Hall to mark the occasion and 4 were arrested. Gypsy Taub, who hosts a local cable program devoted to the nudist cause, said “No matter what, we're going to continue practicing body freedom. read more
Petition to keep Glassbar Island Park open for nudism
Glassbar Island Park is an historic recreation area located at the confluence of the Middle fork and Coast fork of the Willamette River. Since the 1950’s, visitors have come to the area to enjoy the diverse wildlife, open space, and other recreational opportunities. read more
Naked Heart
At the “Melt Festival” 2010 during a performance of the German band Polarkreis 18 a young English guy streaked. The crowd was euphoric, everybody smiled – people were happy, and completely free. The naked English guy was hot gossip for weeks. read more
Rally for Urban Nudism
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Noon, a Rally for Urban Nudity took place on the steps of San Francisco City Hall, (across from Civic Center on Carlton B. Goodlett Place). Clothed, nude or anywhere in between people gathered to support the right to choose your own form of attire without government interference! read more
American Nudist Clubs: 1970s
A photo album featuring over 250 photographs by renowned naturist photographer Leif Heilberg. The photos were taken during the 1970s at The Sequoians, Olive Dell Ranch, Forest Murmurs, Squaw Mountain Ranch, Rawhide Ranch, Shangri La Ranch,Lake Associates, Mountain Terrace Ranch, Jardin del Sol, Hawaii Nudist Club, Tan Oaks Park and Sunny Trails Club. read more
Nudity protest in San Francisco
On October 30th a protest was held outside the City Hall in San Francisco to object to District 8 Supervisor, Scott Weiner’s attempts to outlaw the naked human body in San Francisco. Currently nudity is legal in San Francisco the only limitations are sexual conduct (regardless of whether you are clothed or not) and keeping a barrier between the butt and public furniture. read more
Trip Report – Sithonia, Halkidiki (Greece) 2012
Dear naturist friends, This year I spent my nudist vacations in Halkidiki, a three-fingered peninsula, south of Thessaloniki, that extends into the Aegean Sea in Greece’s northern region of Macedonia. read more
Odessa 2007
By summer time our family once again went for vacation in Ukraine, in the city of Odessa on the coast of the Black Sea. Beside my wife, our son, and me, from Kostroma, Russia three other couples and two children went to Odessa. read more
Topless in New York City
It has been completely legal for women to be topless in New York since 1992 but not women exercised their rights until recently. A number of different groups and individuals have been making a stand to try and ‘normalise’ toplessness so that it become accepted. read more
World Naked Bike Ride London 2012
On 11th June 2012 World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) came to London again. The ride is a naked protest against oil dependency and for body freedom. read more
The Naturist Society - Interview with Amanda
An interview with Amanda Platteville about her reason's for being a naturist. read more
Clothes On, Clothes Off
Clothes On, Clothes Off is a short documentary about the 12 year old Frana, whose parents are naturists, they like to walk around naked. Frana is having doubts if she wants to take her clothes off. read more
Floating in the Dead Sea
This was a fantastic experience, if you get a chance to swim in the Dead Sea, do it naked! It is something like being in your mother's womb and open space at the same time. I loved this feeling! . read more
Capoeira in the buff
Many people in the tropics of Africa and Brazil used to live without clothes before European colonization; Ancient Greek athletes practiced sports naked. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art and probably the only modern sport that is always practiced with music, similar to sport events in Ancient Greece. read more
France 4 Naturisme
Your holidays with France 4 Naturisme read more
The Nudist Racket (1938)
The Nudist Racket was made in 1938 and was intended to be an 'expose' of naturism – fully revealing the true horrors of this ghastly practise. read more
Marine de Teva tries naturism (in French)
Marine de Teva tries naturism. A video in French. read more
Homage to Aliaa el Mahdi
Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, woman activist who posted nude pictures of herself on her blog to protest limits on free expression has triggered an uproar in Egypt, drawing condemnations from conservatives and liberals alike. read more
Sandra G. nude in Barcelona
Spanish model Sandra G. walks through the city of Barcelona nude. In Barcelona public nudity is regarded as a recognised right, although there have been successful prosecutions for public nudity even there. read more
Folsom St Fair, San Francisco 2011
The Folsom Street Fair is an annual leather and clothing optional street fair held on the last Sunday in September in San Francisco's South of Market district. The event started in 1984 and is California's third largest spectator event and the world's largest clothing optional leather event and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for charity. read more
Act Naturally
Act Naturally is a new film about naturism. When two estranged step-sisters learn of their fathers untimely death on a business trip, they must travel cross country to claim his remains. Upon arriving at their father’s final destination the girls are shocked to discover he had been leading a double life as the proprietor of a nudist club. read more
Parallels in Censorship
Cathryn Jiggens, a Tantra practitioner based in London writes about her introduction to naturism and about censorship. read more
France Espaces Naturistes (FEN)
Created in 2001, France Espaces Naturistes gathers naturist campsites, holiday villages and leisure centres. France Espaces Naturistes aims at the promotion and defence of the naturist holidays philosophy. read more
Folsom St Fair, San Francisco 2010
The Folsom Street Fair is an annual leather and clothing optional street fair held on the last Sunday in September in San Francisco's South of Market district. The event started in 1984 and is California's third largest spectator event and the world's largest clothing optional leather event and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for charity. read more
A day in the life of a naturist
A Day in the Life of a Naturist is a documentary about Carina who has chosen to live a life as a naturist at Colina del Sol in southern Brazil. read more
World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco 2010
World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco 2010. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography Inc., read more
World Naked Bike Ride London, Public Nudity
World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) came to London again. The ride is a naked protest against oil dependency and for body freedom. This year Lady God1va, who became famous when she appeared naked on Antony Gormley’s 4th plinth in Trafalger Square, was there – and these are a few of her photos. read more
Leif Heilberg: Naturist Photographer
Leif Heilberg has been a leading naturist photographer for many decades and his work has appeared in almost every naturist magazine and publication in the world. If you have read a few naturist publications you have almost certainly seen his photography before. read more
1991, Naturist Camp Sziksósfürdõ
Sziksósfürdõ Naturist Camp in Hungary has a full and extensive activity program and these photographs show a range of the sports that can be enjoyed there. read more
Nude Golf International at Wairau Valley Golf Course
Sunday 21 February 2010, twenty keen golfers participated in the inaugural Nude Golf International at the scenic nine hole Wairau Valley Golf Course. During the week prior the organisers Kay Hannam and Brian Williams received a positive response from media with several national dailies and internet news agencies from other countries running the story. read more
Nudie Foodies Sounds Adventure
After months of planning, Kay Hannam and Brian Williams welcomed 50 ‘nudie foodies’ to Wai-natur Naturist Park in the South Island of New Zealand for the annual Nudie Foodies Sounds Adventure. By early evening the park was full with visitors from across Australia, UK and around New Zealand; several visiting the sunny Marlborough region for the first time. read more
Bay to Breakers, 2010
Bay to Breakers 2010. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography Inc. , vikingphoto@earthlink. net. read more
1983 El Toro Bravo, Barcelona
These photographs were taken in 1983 at El Toro Bravo naturist campsite near Barcelona in Spain by Leif Heilberg. read more
Thiessow-Ruegen in 1985
These photographs were taken in 1985 at Thiessow-Ruegen FKK camp in the former DDR (now East Germany )by Leif Heilberg. read more
Naturism in Tuapse, Russia
These amazing photographs of a group of Russian naturists walking naked through the hills and forests of Russia were taken by Vladimir Chernovol near Tuapse, which is near the Black Sea in 2001. read more
Paradise Lakes Resort 1983
Leif Heilberg photographs of Paradise Lakes Nudist Resort from 1983 read more
Bay to Breakers
Bay to Breakers is an annual footrace which takes place in San Francisco, California. The race starts at the northeast end of the downtown area close to San Francisco Bay to near where the Breakers crash on the near pacific coast. read more
Southern Hemisphere Solidarity Ride, San Francisco
The Southern Hemisphere Solidarity Ride was held in San Francisco on 13th March 2010 in solidarity with the people in the southern hemisphere who were on the World Naked Bike Ride on the same day. read more
World Naked Bike Ride - San Francisco
Each year some of the people of San Francisco protest against our dependence on fossil fuels by riding their bikes across San Francisco. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg. read more
Spencer Tunick
Spencer Tunick is an American photographer best known for his photographs that feature large numbers of nude people posed in artistic formations, often situated in urban locations. Tunick started photographing nudes in 1992 on the streets of New York often bringing him to conflict with the police. read more
Montenegro: The Balkan Secret
The Balkan region, more specifically the former Yugoslavia, established itself as a popular naturist destination as long ago as the 1950’s and remained so until the 1990’s when tourism was impacted by the conflict in the region and the demise of Yugoslavia as a single state. read more
The Rainbow Tribe
Naturism started around 1900 during time of awakening, of shedding stiff Victorian collars and the accompanying values. There was a need for lightness, air, a more natural style of living, as well as less restrictive clothing. read more
The Naked and the Nude
While the unclothed human figure is one of art’s oldest and most captured subjects, it still manages to attract great attention and ignite fervent debate. The Naked and the Nude brings together dozens of unclothed bodies from Christchurch Art Gallery’s collection, from languid academic nudes to the fragmented bodies of recent art. read more
Pregnant Women are Beautiful
Five charity billboards featuring naked pregnant women six metres high were launched recently by Television presenter Kate Garraway, childbirth charity The Jentle Childbirth Foundation, and renowned society photographer Joth Shakerley. read more
Baker Beach Nude Olympics
Baker Beach in San Francisco is the home of the Nude Beach Olympics, organised by George Davis - a former nudist mayoral candidate. The games were inspired by the original Olympics which, as most people know, were performed in the nude for around 1200 years during the Hellenic and Roman Golden Ages. read more
Australian National Nude Week
National Nude Week runs in November each year. The Australian Nudist Federation coordinates and supports the event. read more
The Flaming Lips new video
The Flaming Lips are an American rock band, formed in Oklahoma in 1983. They are known for their psychedelic arrangements, spacey lyrics and bizarre song and album titles. Their latest music video "Watching the Planets" from Embryonic, which was filmed in Portland and features Wayne Coyne being snatched by a mass young naturists who emerge from a spherical vagina to ride their bikes through the fo read more
Nude Nite
Nude Nite, the largest nude art show in the U.S. seeks art of all media for its upcoming shows in Orlando, February 12-14 and Tampa, March 5-7. Known as the Cirque du Soleil of art shows, Nude Nite selects approximately 200 works for exhibition in each city. read more
What happened to the Naked Rambler
Stephen Gough, a. k. a. The Naked Rambler, the man who walked the length of the UK naked twice made headlines for years, but what has happened to him? In 2003 Steve completed his first walk from Lands End to John O’Groats (which is the entire length of the British Isles) naked. read more
World Body Painting Festival
The World Bodypainting Festival is held each year in Seeboden, Austria and is the largest bodypainting event in the world with artist travelling from over 40 nations worldwide to compete. The event, which started in 1998, has spread awareness of body art around the world, it has encouraged innovation and provided a platform for talented artists to further their abilities and careers. read more
Tiffany Oben's thoughts on her 4th Plinth performance
Tiffany Oben performed on the fourth plinth on the 1st September at 4am and was one of the first women to choose to be fully nude. Read her thoughts on the experience below. I do not consider myself a naturist, but do walk around my home naked much to the horror of my teenage children. read more
Suzanne Piper on the Fourth Plinth
I am 61 and have been a naturist for more than half my life. With my husband David we formed a naturist club - Shabden Leisure Circle - organising social activities and visits through what was then a newsletter and is now a full blown A4 glossy magazine - Naturist Life. read more
Nude Band Rocks South East Queensland
On the 25th of April, 2009 a new Aussie Band with a difference was launched at the Cooroy Colony in South East Queensland. The Naked Drummer read more
The Fourth Plinth
In London's Trafalgar Square sculptor Antony Gormley is creating an unusual artwork. Every hour, 24 hours a day, for 100 days without a break, different people occupy the plinth and do as they like. The occupants have been selected at random from thousands of applicants. read more
British Naturism Recruitment Drive
British Naturism announce a reward scheme for recruiting new members. As a volunteer and campaigning organisation, British Naturism (BN) is nothing without members - paying annual fees that go towards the work they do, standing for election to the official posts and running the organisation, or volunteering help in so many other important ways, to create a vibrant organisation and make sure that n read more
New Zealand Body Art Awards
The New Zealand Body Art Awards Show is a spectacular extravaganza showcasing the talent and creative excellence of New Zealand's youth, graduates and professionals in this exciting and diverse art form. read more
Air New Zealand staff have nothing to hide
How do you get people to watch those safety demonstrations - simple, do it in the nude. Body painted Air NZ staff star in their new Bare Essentials of Safety video, created for our Domestic 737 services. read more
World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco 2009
World Naked Bike Ride, San Francisco 2009. read more
World Naked Bike Ride
Cities across the world will experience the naked joy of the worlds largest naked protest against oil dependency and car culture in the history of humanity. It is time to stop indecent exposure to automobile emissions and to celebrate the power and individuality of our bodies! Naked Bicycle People Power!   Go to the World Naked Bike Ride website for more information. read more
Bay to Breakers 2009
Bay to Breakers 2009. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography Inc. read more
Join the Nude Revolution
Following up on last year's successful American Association for Nude Recreation NudeU/Youth Ambassadors (AANR NUYA) event, which brought together over 20 young adults from as far away as Brazil, the 2008 program promises to be even more revolutionary. read more
An interview with a nudist
Hardfire, the libetarian magazine program, discusses nudism. . . . read more
Bay to Breakers 2008
Bay to Breakers 2008. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography read more
Top Freedom News
Many people do not realise that it was forbidden in many western countries for men to go topless until the 1930s. Men fought this ban and, as a result, it is now universally excepted that men can sunbathe, swim or mow the lawn topless. read more
Bay to Breakers 2007
Bay to Breakers 2007. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography. read more
The opening of Kudumanzi NudistEcoPark
Kalypso Tours are proud to announce the opening of Kudumanzi NudistEcoPark in March 2007. The combination of Naturism and an expansive African Game Farm type environment provides a fantastic way to have a really relaxing, quality, nudist experience or holiday. read more
Bay to Breakers 2006
Bay to Breakers 2006. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography. read more
Bay to Breakers 2005
Bay to Breakers 2005. All photographs taken by Leif Heilberg, Viking Photography. read more
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