Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Summertime Bareness

Garson felt the stares and the sniggers as the sun illuminated his bare hide.

1960s French Canada had some interesting ideas about males swimming naked: they had for decades, and while less prudish than their Anglophone neighbors, modern male swimwear was still starting to take hold. For the few years in the gray zone, denying a young man a swim suit was a great way to payback rowdy behavior.