This page of ReNude Pride is dedicated to pictures of my nudity. Hence the page title, “Bare With Me.” I decided that simply writing about being a bare practitioner (naturist/nudist) isn’t always the most effective way to offer nude encouragement. Sharing nude experiences with others allows them to see that living clothes-free isn’t all that different from their own daily lives, with the exception that our lives doesn’t always involve the wearing of clothing.
As a proud same gender loving (gay) bare practitioner, I’m not ashamed or embarrassed in having others view my nudity. I know that my physical body is far from perfect yet that is what makes me unique. My imperfections are me. It’s one of the ways that some use to distinguish between myself and my identical twin brother.
So I invite all of you to join with me and celebrate being bare and living with pride! I created and began publishing this page on February 27, 2017. It is a “work-in-progress” and I plan to add new photographs periodically. Come back and visit as often as you like.
The above photo is me composing on my netbook in a local park. I can’t remember the year that my husband, Aaron, took this image. The leaves on the trees indicate that the season was Autumn. Uploaded here on February 27, 2017.
The above image was made during the Winter, 2011. I’m enjoying being s’naked (snow + naked) during a break in between snowfalls. I was surprised that being bare in snow wasn’t as uncomfortable as I had imagined. This image uploaded here on February 27, 2017.
These images were created during the month of March, 2010, just as the daffodils were emerging from their winter hibernation at a local park in Arlington, Virginia. These two pictures were uploaded here on March 16, 2017.
The above image of me, asleep on a rock, riverside, was taken by Aaron, my husband in August, 2010, after we first met. This photograph uploaded here on April 25, 2017.
The “Sleeping Beauty” above is my husband, Aaron. I took this photo of him early Easter morning, April 16, 2017. Many of the readers here and asked for a picture of him. This image uploaded here on May, 10, 2017.
Gay naked pride is alive! This photo of me was taken by Aaron during June, 2013, at a June Pride outing for gay nudists at James River Park in Richmond, Virginia.
Uploaded here on June 12, 2017.
An early Autumn hike through a trail along a natural pathway near the Virginia mountains in 2015.
Uploaded here on October 6, 2017.
These photographs, above and below, are of me in my 2012 Halloween costume. It was an unusually warm October that year and Aaron (my spouse) and I hosted a costume-picnic for some of our friends riverside in a local park. My costume consisted of a mask and a “clip-on” salmon colored bow-tie. The photo below is of me in a very rare moment of modesty!
Photos uploaded here on October 23, 2017
The photograph above was made early in the month of December, 2009. I had just gotten an new digital camera and was experimenting with the “self-timer” application and using a new tripod. The “Santa” hat I’m wearing was several years old. This image uploaded here on December 6, 2017.
In celebration of my First Anniversary of ReNude Pride this month, I’m posting this picture and my friend, Adimu Mazwi, sharing a naked hug (my favorite type of non-sexual hug). This image was of us at a riverfront park in Richmond, Virginia, USA on the last day of Summer, September 22, 2014. This picture uploaded here on January 6, 2018.
A hike along the trail beside the George Washington Parkway that connects Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia. These pictures were taken by a friend sometime in August, 2009.
“Why walk around a tree when you can just as easily walk through it?”
Both above pictures were uploaded here on April 8, 2018′
Social nudity is nothing more than being clothes-free (bare, naked, nude) in a social environment or setting. The size of the group is immaterial although it is usually considered to be two or more persons. Humans, bare or otherwise, are generally social individuals who come together for a good time. Naturists/nudists are no different. When we’re nude, most of us are at our happiest and enjoy being around others who are the same (clothes-free). We are, after all, humans like everyone else.
Some people falsely believe that the term social nudity, when it is applied to same gender loving (gay) men means a wild sexual orgy of indulgence and revelry. I’m not sure where this misconception originated, but nothing could be further from the truth. I’m not going to say that it has never happened, but in my experience, it simply means that we get together and do things that other people do, naked or clothed. This includes posing for pictures.
Our nakedness doesn’t embarrass us. It is, after all, only skin. It’s nothing more than the way that we want to be: at our most comfortable. Just like everyone else, we are at our most relaxed and honest selves when we’re not bothered with the restrictions of clothing, no matter how minimal. We’re us “doing” us – minus the clothes!
The above images are of my friend Darren (top photo), who’s Deaf (like myself). The bottom photo is of my friend, Kalvin, who’s a friend of Darren also. These images were taken at a river outing in 2016.
The above text and images were uploaded here on July 25, 2018.
A very serious me at a local park picnic table early on a Saturday morning. Aaron had just dared me to strip off my clothes and photographed this with his phone. This was taken on February 13, 2016. The picnic table was very cold on my buttocks! That’s the reason for the attitude!
The above image was uploaded here on January 1, 2019.
A photograph of me lying bare along the James River in Richmond, Virginia, USA. I was taking a rest from my skinny-dipping “fun in the sun!” We’re not quite sure what year the image was taken.
The above picture was uploaded here on April 3, 2019.
The above image was photographed by Aaron, unfortunately, the year is unable to be determined. It was taken at the LBJ Grove, George Washington Parkway, along the Potomac River in Arlington.
Uploaded here in August, 2021.