The region has a very open attitude about nudity, although it strictly prohibits children's access to pornography. Topfree sunbathing is considered acceptable by many on the beaches of Finland, France, Spain, Italy and most of the rest of Europe and even in some outdoor swimming pools ; however, exposure of the genitals is restricted to nudist areas in most regions. Some have attributed this difference to the influence of Queen Victoria 's husband Albertwho was raised in a very restricting religious sect see Victorian morality. In fact, torture manuals have distinguished between the male and female psychological aversion to self-exposure versus being disrobed. Depictions of child nudity or children with nude adults appear in works of art in various cultures and historical periods. Many nude calendars are produced each year featuring naked men or women. Private boarding schools and military academies in the U.
However, in many western societies and in appropriate settings, such as while suntanning, toplessness is not, of itself, normally regarded as indecent.
A review of clinical opinion and empirical evidence," Journal of Sex Research They instead seek to create a social environment where individuals feel comfortable in the company of nude people, and being seen nude, either just by other naturists, or also by the general public. Under present-day guidelines, most nude scenes in films have had to be justified as being part of the story, in the concept of "artistically justifiable nudity". Archived from the original on 27 September In general and across cultures, public indications of sexual arousal are commonly regarded as embarrassingboth to the person aroused and the onlooker, and for this reason those parts of the human body that would indicate arousal are normally covered. In Koreapublic baths Jjimjilbang are widespread and communal nude bathing is normal, although nudity is not permitted in unisex areas.