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AANR 2014 Fall Board Meeting

The weather in Las Vegas, where the 2014 AANR board meeting was held, was mild and inviting. But your AANR board wasn’t interested in the weather. In fact, they were hardly aware of it because their attention was focused on … Continue reading

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Core group forming to establish clothing-optional beach on Florida’s Treasure Coast

by Seth Paronick, Board of Governors, B.E.A.C.H.E.S. Foundation Institute Work has begun to establish a clothing-optional section to the south of the dune crossover at Blind Creek Beach (South) on Hutchinson Island in Fort Pierce, FL, located in St. Lucie … Continue reading

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Bowman’s Beach Update

The clothing optional beach, North Bowman’s Beach (aka Turner’s Beach), is located in one of the most environmentally sensitive areas of Sanibel-Captiva in Florida. The beach fronts onto the Gulf of Mexico, in front of the protected Silver Key conservation … Continue reading

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Message in Response to Fox News Story on Sanibel Island

From AANR President Susan Weaver: Memorandum from the Police Legal Advisor of Metro Dade County Police Departments sets forth clearly the law regarding nudity in Florida. “The mere act of being nude in public is not a violation of Section … Continue reading

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L.A. Naked Bike Ride Promotes Alternative Fuel Use, Bike Safety

By Gary Mussell, President Southern California Naturist Association Nude protests are a time-honored tradition going back long before Lady Godiva took her mythical ride through Coventry. During the past decade, protests against high gasoline prices and demonstrations for alternative energy … Continue reading

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16th Annual Cape Cod Beach Clean-up

        At Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown, MA              9:00 AM, Saturday, June 9 2012 The Cape Cod Beach Volunteers of Nudist and Naturist are holding its 16th annual Beach Clean-up. The event is open to all volunteer nudists, naturists, … Continue reading

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AANR Awards Seek Nominees

Each year, AANR presents awards to deserving people for their efforts in nude recreation. But you may not know that AANR also  gives out awards each year in other areas that promote and enhance the nudist lifestyle such as best … Continue reading

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Pasco Nudists Celebrate 71 Years

Today, there are more year-round nudists in Pasco County, Florida, than anywhere in the world. On April 25, 1941, Avery Weaver Brubaker and his wife founded Lake Como Club, the county’s first nudist resort and location of the 2012 AANR … Continue reading

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“Wanderlust” Movie Opens Friday

“Wanderlust” opens on Friday, February 24, in theaters across the country. The film, and its depiction of nudity, has been greatly anticipated by nudists for months. In “Wanderlust,” a couple, played by Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, hit hard by … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Body Painting

By Chet Kresiak American Olympic swimming champion Natalie Coughlin recently posed for 11 hours to have her body painted for the 2012 annual Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She told USA Today that “It feels like something in between a swimsuit … Continue reading

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