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36.1 ON SALE NOW

36.1 N Magazine

This issue of N features a photograph of Stanley Ware on the cover enjoying a swim at our Eastern Naturist Gathering this past June. While the inside of this issue highlights the family, friendship, and fun found at all of the gatherings and festivals in 2016.

In addition to the gathering and festival round-up, N Sight discusses the Ambiguity of Obscenity, there is an introduction to the newly elected NAC/NEF Board members, and a discussion on Henry David Thoreau-A contemplative Skinny-Dipper.

If books are more your thing, Paul LeValley introduces us to his new book Art Follows Nature: A Worldwide History of the Nude, Rolf Holbach shares an article on Ed Lange and Elysium Magazine Publications, Mark Silverstein talks about the American Nudist Research Library in an article titled, Not Your Father’s Library, while Mark Storey brings us up-to-date on the NEF Library and the work of many volunteers.

A few more N gems include, Carl Hild's piece on Bernarr MacFadden—an early American champion of nudists or naturist, or not, Ken Lackmann clues us in on SunCoast Naturist activities, a riveting article on Penny Arcade nudism, followed up by a report by Alicia Sacks on the Camping Bares at Earth Day in Balboa Park.

There’s the usual feature from the Naturist Education Foundation Preserving Naturist History, a book review on Veils, Nudity, Tattoos by Thorsten Botz-Bornstein and the usual Letters, Marketplace and the Naturist Network.

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Featured Article

Three-Mile Beach Saga Continues

"Many naturists are just now hearing about Three-Mile Beach on Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, but the tradition of the beach as a favourite spot for clothing-optional usage was noted early in the twentieth century…"

Three-Mile Beach Saga Continues

Issue 34.3 of N contains this month's article on Three-Mile Beach by Judy Williams NAC/NEF Board Member and National / International Contact for Three-Mile Naturist Beach Committee.



What's Happening in Social Media

Brave Woman Dangerously Sunbathes Her Butt In Defiance of Local Petition

Brave Woman Dangerously Sunbathes Her Butt In Defiance of Local Petition

We Went Naked to a Big Festival For Young Adult Nudists, It Was Awesome

We Went Naked to a Big Festival For Young Adult Nudists, It Was Awesome



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Welcome…The World of Naturism Awaits

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The Naturist Society is a membership organization first and foremost. If you enjoy skinny-dipping, nude sunbathing, or that feeling of freedom while nude, then TNS membership is for you. Join TNS today and let your membership card serve as your passport to nude adventures.

The term naturist means different things to different people. To some, it suggests a carefully considered way of life-a philosophy, no less. To others it's nothing more than a day at the nude beach.

Membership in The Naturist Society offers an opportunity to learn more about the fascinating world of naturism, its history and philosophy right along with the challenges and opportunities.

Whether you view naturism as a way of life or a form of recreation, join TNS and experience naturism in all its variety.

To see why others have joined the Naturist Society's family please take a look at the following video testimonials on our About page or view on You Tube. If you're still not convinced see what other Benefits await you as a TNS member!


Our Mission Statement

The mission of The Naturist Society is to promote body acceptance through clothing-optional recreation using the tools of education and community outreach.

The Naturist Society views clothing-optional recreation as essential to body acceptance. Through clothing-optional recreation, participants, be they individuals, couples or families, learn to appreciate the diversity of body types and gain a better understanding and acceptance of their own bodies.


Catching up with Nicky Hoffman- TNS Editor and Owner

Naturist Pet Photo Contest

Pets Pets Pets.

Who doesn’t love their pets that wait so patiently for us to walk through that door every day? Whether you have a dog or a cat or perhaps a lamb or goat, these natural naturists all share their homes and their love with us.

Margaret (my business partner) has two beautiful standard poodles—Sophie and Merrick; and when her daughters come home to visit she has five to charm her. She entertains us with her stories about taking the five of them out for an early morning walk only to watch them rush back to the house to wait patiently next to the refrigerator for their treat for being so good (and quick); especially on the cold winter mornings here in Wisconsin. These gentle creatures follow her around from morning til night no matter where she is, or what she is doing. I’m sure they are a big help!

She has been searching for something we could have in the Skinny Dipper Shop for our four-legged friends, and finally found the perfect item—a footprint bandana. Check it out!

We’re even having a photo contest for you and your four legged friend. Read the rules, take your photos and send them in. Sign up at http://tnspet.hscampaigns.com.

Good Luck Everyone!

Nicky Signature

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." ― Mahatma Gandhi

 


Nude & Natural - The magazine of Naturist Living

36.1 Nude and Natural Magazine

Single issues of the 35, 34 and 33 plus sets of the other series of Nude & Natural magazine are available online.

The 36.1 Autumn Issue of N is Now On Sale!

To view and shop click HERE or call us at 800-886-7230 Monday - Friday 7:30 to 4:30 CST and we will be happy to help!

N, The Magazine of Naturist Living (aka Nude & Natural) takes you inside the fascinating world of naturism with incisive commentary and analysis, solid reporting, and naturist-friendly but always tasteful photography. Travel stories, club and resort updates, naturist politics and culture, N has it all.

A subscription to N magazine is just one of the many benefits you will receive when you join TNS.

To view over 30 years of Cover art click HERE. To advertise in N magazine click HERE. To write for N magazine click HERE.


Naturist Society founder Lee Baxandall

Lee Baxandall Naturist Society Founder TNS founder Lee Baxandall's first skinny-dipping experiences were as a young Boy Scout camping in Twin Lakes Reservation in Wisconsin. After receiving his master's degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Baxandall moved to New York, where he became active writing, translating, and critiquing plays. He also applied his writing skills to producing books on the arts, psychology, and politics. His political activism at this time prepared him for his interest in naturism to come. To read more about the history of The Naturist Society click HERE.

Or become a member of TNS and receive the Lee Baxandall Memorial Issue free!

CLICK to see a photo gallery of Lee.


Together We Can Grow Naturism

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"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

Did you know that when you become a member of The Naturist Society, shop the Skinny-Dipper, volunteer your time, or donate money to naturist causes you become a part of an inclusive and caring community that has been promoting and protecting naturism for more than 30 years?

Today, more of our beaches and public lands reserved for naturists is shrinking, making The Naturist Society's work more crucial than ever. We are not only battling to keep naturist ideals alive for future generations, but like you we are also fighting a downturn in the economy, and subsequently, membership dollars. We can't achieve our goals without the support of those that share in our passion for preserving what Lee Baxandall, and others before us have fought so hard for! With so much at stake, we hope you will consider supporting our work.

We are proud of the work we do, fighting for your right to enjoy nude recreation at beaches, resorts, hot springs and public lands, hosting naturist events on both coasts and publishing the first-class naturist magazine N but we can't do it alone. Won't you consider joining or renewing today so together we can continue to make strides in making naturism more main stream. Please MAIL, shop ONLINE, or call 800-886-7230 and become a member of our community!

If you are already a Naturist Society member please consider making a donation. Your support is appreciated and for every donation of $100 or more you will receive our Canvas Logo Tote Bag. Made of sturdy beige canvas with two-ply navy handles and accents this bag is durable enough to last a lifetime—just like your support!

Consider a Lifetime Membership

Become a Lifetime TNS memberThe Saguaro Cactus, survives in a barren, dry area due to the symbiotic relationship it shares with the creatures of the desert. Birds, bats, and insects flock to the pollen of this cactis' night blooming flowers, spreading the seeds that allow for new growth. In return the cacti provide shelter and nourishment. In this way naturists and The Naturist Society are similar. Without TNS, naturists would lose many beaches to government legislation…and without the support of naturists TNS will not grow and thrive. Won't you please consider becoming a lifetime member today and support the cause!

"It gives us a great feeling knowing that The Naturist Society is doing so much to protect our rights. The ongoing challenges naturists face are vast, but by joining with TNS and their history of remarkable accomplishments, we are proud to be a small part of the much needed solutions that The Naturist Society provides." -Claudette Richard and Jim Dickey, lifetime members since 1991.

USA - Lifetime Membership in The Naturist Society = Price: $2,500.00.

Meet a few of our Lifetime members.

Installment options are available. Please call 800-886-7230 for details.


Privacy Statement

The Naturist Society believes that your privacy is important. We are committed to preserving your privacy and will not under any circumstances sell, trade, or rent any personal information that is collected from you.

Merchandise orders and information are shipped in a plain envelope labeled with the "N" logo and our return address. The words "nude" and "naturist" do not appear in the return address.

Information collected by The Naturist Society is stored in a secure location; access is limited to the TNS staff. Information provided to us is used solely to identify and serve the member/customer.

Personal information, including name, address, phone number, and credit card number, is encrypted using secure software. This ensures that all information passed through the Internet can only be read by our system.


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A French Caribbean family-friendly clothing-optional beach resort. See their website or call toll free from the USA/Canada at 1-877-456-6833 for more details.To view more participating resorts visit our Barefoot Bazaar, pick up a copy of N magazine, or see a pdf of our Network.