Tagged: nudity ban

Jaymz Smith is arrested for violating SF public nudity ban. Photo: Raphael Kluzniok 38

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...

Trey Allen protest SF's new nudity ban in front of City Hall and SFPD Photo: Justin Sullivan 4

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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Fed Judge Upholds City Nudity Ban

The last bell has rung in the fight between the pro-nudity camp and the City. On Tues. the 29th a Federal Judge reviewing the case ruled the City’s pick and choose nudity ban didn’t violate anyones First Amendment rights of self-expression. The new law, penned by the Castro’s own Dist....