Resolving Conflict Over Naturism with Our Loved Ones

Reluctant Partner - TAN Magazine - The Australian Naturist Magazine

By Rod Berry All too often our political discourse is counterproductive and unhealthy because we are trapped into the false dualism of “us” and “them”. We are right and they are wrong. “Ours” is the correct position, whilst “They” are blind to the truth. In nudist culture, we may invoke this false dualism when we speak pejoratively […]

Art In The Nude Report

Art In The Nude Report - TAN Magazine - The Australian Naturist Magazine

By Stuart Whelan On the 9th April, a mild Saturday evening, in Newcastle two hours north of Sydney, a group of people lined up outside the Newcastle Regional Art Gallery in preparation for a private tour of the gallery. The tour was organised by the ROSCO Nudist Club and made possible by the Australian Naturist Federation […]

N’gol At Pentecost Island, Vanuatu

N’gol At Pentecost Island, Vanuatu - The Australian Naturist Magazine

By Anita Grigg I read with interest an article by Aileen Goodson “Nudity in Ancient to Modern Culture,” Issue 50 of TAN magazine, where she wrote, “Unfortunately, modern civilization’s puritanical laws of decency have labeled unclothed tropical-zone cultures as offensive and inferior. Missionaries, settlers, and tradespeople have effectively forced compliance with western dress codes wherever […]