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    and freeom are the benefit for

    latter chance might look like a small having known Lee."

    with the same protection to the natural expression of body freedom through casual, non-exploitative nudity on the seashore. , additionally, it manifests a

    naturist interest in maintaining the integ- point, but far too many naturists forget

    rity and well-being of the acreage.

    the delights of being outside in nature clothes-free,

    TNS assemblies and festivals regularly surrounded by birds and animals, and

    offer workshops and seminars inform- swimming in the living water of lakes and

    the natural world. Vegetarian alternatives are

    Lee Baxandall’s early work in theatrioffered at gathering and holiday meals, and cal and performance arts set the tone for

    each assembly offers the opportunity to get TNS’ support of aesthetic superiority. N

    away from the developed club property for has covered many important art works and

    a day to a local beach or hot spring.
    Can there be really A Naked Heaven? that exemplify the subjects of body

    50 | Nude & Natural 28.3

    Scootch Pankonin

    worked with him as integral parts of TNS

    for years: Nicky Hoffman, Judi Ditzler,

    and Margaret Thornton. Lekpa is a phallic divinity whose worship is quite common through the Slave Coast of Africa. The phallus is respected Baxandall’s work in TNS, and wanted

    to see his vision continued. Ditzler—with

    Support from Mark Storey and others—

    would edit N magazine, Hoffman would

    Thornton would continue to keep track

    of the business and financial end of things.

    Posts until his physical health limited his

    ability to achieve that.

    TNS’ largest job under the new

    Finest Nude Beaches and Resorts. Mike Charles

    and Nick Mayhew-Smith of England’s

    Lifestyle Press had successfully published

    three "coffee-table" quality guide books to

    nude beaches and resorts in Europe, and

    Lifestyle Press team up to cowrite and copublish an updated version of Baxandall’s

    The newest version of Baxandall’s famed

    guide was still great, but the development of awesome resorts and a change in

    status of many beaches worldwide had

    Made a demand for a fresh edition. In

    2007, after a year of research and journey

    by co authors Nick Mayhew-Smith and

    Mark Storey, together with editorial work

    from Mike Charles, Nicky Hoffman (now

    Hoffman Lee), and Judi Ditzler (who’d

    Business, but continued to do editorial work

    on particular jobs), TNS and Lifestyle

    Press released The World’s Best Nude Beaches

    and Resorts to show the world how much

    fun could be had on a naturist vacation

    in nearly any part of the globe. The guide

    immediately became and remains the first

    Selection in print for those seeking advice about naturist journey.

    Baxandall was happy to see the years

    Guide continued by those with his vision.

    With Hoffman Lee now at the editorial

    helm of N magazine, he continued to provide consultation, articles, and a precious

    historical outlook until his departure on

    November 28, 2008.

    to naturism around the world, as he, more

    than anyone else, brought both aesthetic

    appreciation and political understanding, along with

    lightheartedness and intellectual rigor, to

    the pursuit for body approval and naturist


    nization can provide. Having said that, NAC has

    a loaded Web site providing comprehensive advice about U.S. state and Canadian provincial laws as they pertain to nudity. Its Toni

    Egbert Law Library is a valuable source

    of tips for lawyers looking for

    Now well into 21st century, TNS acknowl- advice on court cases of interest to

    Borders that naturists and non-naturists are skinny-dippers. NAC’s website is also of use

    becoming cyber-literate and that more and for public discussion on matters pertaining

    more people are looking to the Web for to naturist activism in North America.

    their information and reading diversion.

    This is where TNS stands now. Its

    Although TNS remains a membership orga- members are loyal—retention rates stay

    nization expressing itself primarily through near 80 percent—and retain much of the

    the printed word and face to face personal volunteer, grassroots spirit that helped to

    interaction, TNS and N are reacting to move problems of body-independence out of the

    the call for online access.

    Midcentury dark ages of corporate nud

    TNS has maintained a Web site since ism. It’s established as the leading advo1996, at The site cate for bare use on proper people

    has been entirely redesigned sever- lands. Its progressive magazine is a model

    al times, featuring access to N articles, and benchmark for many naturist publicaNetwork contacts, Assembly and Festival tions.

    information, NAC Alarms, and an online

    sies, The Naturist Society goes ahead in

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