CANS provides opportunities for gay, bi, questioning and affirming men to gather for social, non-sexual enjoyment and camaraderie. Members come from all parts of the Chicagoland area and beyond. Some have been nudists for many years, while others have only recently discovered the fun and enjoyment in social nudity.
Several years ago, when my son was a newly minted teenager, I discovered, on accident, that he was receiving nude pictures from a young lady at his school. I would have never believed it had I not seen it with my own eyes, and sadly: I did. I stared at him and made a weird noise.
Juliette usually goes to bed earlier than I do. She has to get up earlier and, anyway, she likes to fall asleep with the TV on, which I can't do. Tonight, like most nights, after the chores were all done and our watching-TV-together time was done, we said our goodnights and she went in to check on Jason on her way to bed.
I crawled out of bed, still wearing my Cracker Barrel uniform from the night before and managed to make my way over to the coffee machine. I grabbed my pumpkin spiced coffee, walked over to the couch, and opened his laptop. It was like the television was somehow warning me.
In the photo, Kardashian West is seen from behind in front of a mirror, wearing only black workout leggings and an undone bra. Much of the controversy had to do with how people interpreted the photo to be highly sexualized; some Instagram commenters even accused Kardashian of setting a poor example in allowing her daughter to snap the nearly nude photo. How a mother or father chooses to teach their children about how to be comfortable in their own bodies—including about sexuality and consent —is up to them, and no parent should feel the need to justify themselves to anyone else.
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My son is a nudist. But as you get older that sort of exposure is… a different thing entirely. When he streaked from room to room after his bath, I would laugh.
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