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Sunday Nude-In at Jane Warner Plaza Ends in Arrests

Sunday, November 17th, San Francisco’s nudity ban was challenged, yet again, at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro when activists disrobed in an act of civil disobedience and were detained and cited by SF’s finest. According to the SF Gate prolific body freedom activist, Gypsy Taub, 44, her fiancé Jaymz...

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Castro Nudist Trial Arrested Pre Wiener Ban Ends in Acquittal

The three-day trial of 48-year-old Richard Serra, a self-described ‘novice’ naturist, arrested amidst his first ever public disrobing for alleged public masturbation was found ‘not guilty’ after a single day of deliberation by a jury of his peers. It all started on a brisk, but sunny, pre current nudity ban November...

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SF Urban Naturist Won’t Go Quietly-Bare All At City Hall

Friday, Feb 1st, the day the Castro’s Supervisor Scott Wiener’s polarizing nudity ban took effect in the City a small group of San Franciscan naturists defied the new law by disrobing at City Hall challenging SFPD to enforce it. SFPD obliged. With cops outnumbering protestors nearly two to one they were given...

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Committee Approves Supervisor Wiener’s Nudity Ban

Supervisors Scott Wiener, Sean Elsbernd and Carmen Chu (Christine Olague was a no show) voted to support Supervisor Wiener’s legislation on banning public nudity in San Francisco and moved it on to the full Board. The 10AM City Operations and Neighborhood Services meeting lasted 2 hours, had an overflow audience in...

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Castro/EVNA to discuss nudity at Sept 26th public meeting

The Castro/Eureka Valley Neighborhood Association addressed the recent flare up of tensions around the nudists who hang out in Jane Warner Plaza and citizens who have been complaining to Scott Wiener that they have had enough. In their September 8th executive board meeting, they discussed whether or not they would take a...