In contradiction of the popular belief that nudists are more sexually permissive, research finds that nudist and non-nudists do not differ in their sexual behavior.
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The interaction between the Greek classical and later Abrahamic traditions has resulted in Western ambivalence, with nudity acquiring both positive and negative meanings in individual psychology, in social life, and in depictions such as art.
In Western traditions, dance costumes have evolved towards providing more freedom of movement and revealing more of the body; complete nakedness being the culmination of this process.
Rousey was the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo bronze , which she won at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Sects with beliefs similar to the Adamites, who worshiped naked, reemerged in the early 15th century.