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#24070 - 15 May 01 10:50 pm - America/Chicago How does Belize accept nudity?
Streaker Offline
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Registered: 15 May 01
Posts: 12
Loc: Kingston, Ontario Canada
I am a nudist from Canada and wonder how nudity is accepted or not in Belize. Women can legally go topless here but I under in Scandanavian countries, nudism is fine in many areas.

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#24071 - 16 May 01 12:05 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
Cinca Offline


Registered: 30 March 02
Posts: 1280
Loc: Riyadh, KSA
Nudism is not accepted. Belizean people are quite religeous, family orientated. Women are not legally allowed to go topless, nor is nudity legal, in my part of Canada.

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#24072 - 16 May 01 4:30 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
Greg Offline

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Registered: 11 January 01
Posts: 3713
Loc: Connecticut
Yeah Steaker, Belize is not the place for that. I think it would be nice and maybe on a secluded caye by yourself, but you might as well just forget about it in Belize. Maybe you should try one of the French owned islands or something like that.

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#24073 - 16 May 01 6:21 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
Streaker Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 15 May 01
Posts: 12
Loc: Kingston, Ontario Canada
Thanks for responding so fast.

Cinca, Women can go topless not nude anywhere in public places outside in Canada, according to my information. I get the feeling, correct me if I am wrong, that you personally find nudism disgusting by your negative connotations. You said that Belize is a family oriented place and that exactly what nudism is all about. Nudism is healthy, and normal (just not accepted by mainstream society in Canada just now). There is nothing sexual about nudism and nudist families tend to be very healthy pychologically and the kids more mature for their age and have a better self esteem and body image. If my assumption is correct, you might want to study nudism and find out that it is a healthy more open, liberating lifestyle, not what you think it is.

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#24074 - 16 May 01 7:23 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
ckocian_dup1 Offline
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Registered: 06 July 05
Posts: 1
Loc: San Antonio TX/Seine Bight Vil...
Unless you are a VERY young child, clothing is NOT optional by law and by custom.

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#24075 - 16 May 01 9:08 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
Cinca Offline


Registered: 30 March 02
Posts: 1280
Loc: Riyadh, KSA
Go back to your law books. Nudity is still very illegal on the West Coast!

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#24076 - 16 May 01 10:13 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
hubertnealjr Offline


Registered: 20 May 99
Posts: 110
we were all born naked

only certain garments of clothing
are necessary
such as shoes
and things
to keep a person warm

how has it come about
that people
have become so detached
from something so natural
as our bodies

i prefer to wear clothing
and im sure
that has a lot to do
with how i was brought up
but i find nothing immoral
or threatening against family
or religious lifestyles
by being naked

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#24077 - 16 May 01 11:18 am - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
Hugh Offline


Registered: 14 June 99
Posts: 546
Loc: Belize City, Belize
It has been my "observation" that most people who go around nude in public, really should not. Has nothing to do with morality, just esthetics. HA!!
_________________________
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#24078 - 16 May 01 12:25 pm - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
hubertnealjr Offline


Registered: 20 May 99
Posts: 110
no hugh

actually it has to do with
opinion
it may be your opinion
that some people
shouldnt be nude
but
its not what you think
that matters
its up to them
to do what they feel
just like
you dont have to watch a certain program
on television
if you dont like it......
you dont have to look
at any person
if you so wish

and much respect
to the people
that dont let other peoples opinions
of them
run their lives

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#24079 - 16 May 01 1:04 pm - America/Chicago Re: How does Belize accept nudity?
MA Gaffney Offline


Registered: 08 July 99
Posts: 454
Loc: Naples, FL
geez, junior. Hugh was just making a joke. (Hey, how's your art doing? Are you glad to be back home?)

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