Modern Living: Turning the Calendar

"January" is a blond relaxing in the buff in a library. "April" is a slightly paunchy brunet at the seashore, bare backside to the camera and eye to a yard-long telescope. "November" is a handsome, dark-haired thing reclining across a rumpled bed. The other months, too, are represented by models with well-turned thighs, flashing eyes, bare chests and other features familiar to devotees of calendar art. But this calendar, the Ladies Home Companion 1973, is really something else. All the nudes are male.

The first nude calendar designed for women was conceived by two California women, Freelance Photographer Judy Horst and...

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