The New York Times posts story featuring nude-swimming in the ocean on the beach of Zipolite


Jenna Wortham, a staff writer for the New Tork Times magazine, co-host of the podcast “Still Processing” and co-editor of the anthology “Black Futures,” came up with a piece highlighting the benefits of nude-swimming… check it out.

I heard about the gay beach the way I hear about all the good gay things: Through a lover, an ex-lover, my ex-lover’s new love. A warm mouth pressed against my ear on the dance floor, a dropped pin, an Instagram D.M. The murmurs were about a queer nude beach nestled along the coast of Oaxaca. It took a full day and a half to get there, flying first into Mexico City and then catching a shorter flight toward the Pacific.

When I landed, I got into a taxi with a few other folks heading to the beach. The driver looked at me sideways.

“Esta es tu primera vez?”

“Sí,” I replied.

“Por qué Zipolite?”

I hadn’t quite figured that part out yet, not enough to explain it. I shrugged. He shook his head and drove with his knees so he could use both hands to pantomime hordes of tourists attacking the dry countryside.

Click here to read the complete original article by Jenna Wortham on NYT

Source: NYT

The Oaxaca Post