Faro Convention & facial masks

Fifteen years after its approval, the Italian Parliament has signed the Faro Convention (Portugal – 2005) the Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society [https://www.coe.int/en/web/conventions/full-list/-/conventions/treaty/199]. Article 4 says: “c) exercise of the right to cultural heritage may be subject only to those restrictions which are necessary in a democratic … Read more

Prohibited fruit

The use of the mask, consciously or unconsciously, is changing the way we see, our reactions and the very image we have of other people and the world. The face has become a forbidden fruit, accessible if you have the password to unlock the barcode. Now that we no longer have the chance to see … Read more

The virus is over – Games go on

The virus is over. Games go on. The nature reserve reopened today after two months of closure. In the past two months, water birds have been able to make their nests in peace; the vegetation has grown luxuriant, the reeds (Phragmites australis) have grown through the cracks between the axes of the bridges. On the … Read more

We are the ghosts

Two months ago, I was writing a post “Report from a ghost country.” And now, two months later, things have changed so much that I can say «we are the ghosts». Without civil rights, without political representation, with increasingly precarious economic resources. The hammering propaganda has made us psychologically subjugated to the regime. Fear has … Read more

Thoughts for May 1st – Labour Day

The first article of our Constitution says: “Italy is a democratic republic based on work”. The unilateral suspension of work is, therefore, an arbitrary, unconstitutional act (among other things, it has not been approved by Parliament). It has never happened, not even in the worst dictatorships. Many small companies will have to close, or accept … Read more

Enough is enough

Reality is beyond imagination. After writing my last post (The right over our body) I went to the supermarket (500 m away). At the entrance, a corridor led me to a checkpoint where a security man measured fever to other customers by pointing a digital infrared thermometer on the forehead. That was the straw that … Read more

Nudist Hate Crime Protection

UK has been leading the way with progressive legal freedoms for nudists/naturists.  This would be an excellent step in the right direction. SPI Nudists want hate crime law to cover them: Plea for protection from ‘textiles’ – which is what they call people who wear clothes Nudists claim they are facing abuse, and want to … Read more

Florida Nude Beach Legislation

Sounds like some sensible legislation in Florida.  But then this state is known to have the largest population of nude recreation facilities (beaches and resorts) in the country. SPI Iguanas, Nude Beaches on Florida Lawmakers’ Agenda Next Week The Florida Legislature set a lot of lofty goals for their annual 60-day session Democratic Sen. Jason … Read more

Supreme Court Will Not Consider Topless Bans

In a move certain to slow down the Free the Nipple movement, the Supreme Court of the US refused to take up a case challenging a New Hampshire city ordinance banning public toplessness. Given that the Supreme Court is the last court of refuge for challenging laws in the United States, those wishing to see … Read more

Normalize Nudity

I was paging though a website with a bunch of nudist news clips and I saw the phrase “Normalize Nudity” a couple of times.  What a perfect thought.  Isn’t that what we all should be doing? Share with me some of your ideas about how to normalize nudity so that we all can carry your ideas … Read more

4 reasons why naturism is necessary to humanity and our future

Originaly posted on my blog Nude and Happy Naturism is a way of life in harmony with nature characterized by the practice of communal nudity with the intention of encouraging self-respect, respect for others and for the environment. The official definition of naturism, adopted by many naturist federations, is simple and eloquent in these times … Read more

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