By Dawn Henthorn. Florida can no longer cover up the naked truth. Nude and clothing-optional resorts are taking off.
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A weeklong nudist camp for young people scheduled to start next week got some bad news from a federal judge here on Thursday. True, the judge, Richard L. Williams, allowed the full array of naked camp activities to proceed, including, according to court papers, swimming, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, body painting, pudding fights, ''shaving cream follies'' and, alarmingly, darts.
Mental Floss -- All a summer camp used to need to keep kids entertained throughout the warmer months was a good ball field and a place to go swimming. Now, though, campers can while away their summer days doing all sorts of specialized camping. Finally, there's a solution for kids who don't want to leave their role-playing games for a week at camp: a camp that is one big RPG.
You might think a nudist camp is a no-holds-barred kind of place. After all, you're already breaking one of society's biggest taboos. But it turns out there's more to being naked than being naked
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Arbus commented about nudists, "they seem to wear more clothes than other people", noting that women still wish to adorn themselves with jewellery, and that shoes, socks and watches remain necessary practicalities when all other clothes are removed. Here a waitress in a nudist camp wears the essential signifiers of her role: apron, order pad and a neat hairband. The fact that her modesty is covered by a simple, traditional, lace-trimmed apron, the openness of her expression, and the child-like scrape on her shin: all highlight her innocence.