Tagged: Nudity

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Body Freedom rally ends in police force

We missed this news over the weekend, but thought readers might like to know about the Body Freedom rally that happened on Saturday at Jane Warner Plaza. After District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener’s nudity ban legislation passed the Board of Supervisors with close 6-5 vote and went into effect early...

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On Deck This Week End in the Castro

Summer in San Francisco is at full tilt boogie with beautiful weather almost every day. The City is crammed to the gills with tourists looking for the next cool thing to do, but, you have the advantage of insider knowledge being a member of the home town team. Here’s what’s...

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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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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....

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Castro Biscuit Zeitgeist 2012

Wikipedia defines zeitgeist as the spirit of the time, the intellectual fashion or dominant school of thought which typifies and influences the culture of a particular period in time. As 2012 comes to a close and we greet 2013 for all the opportunities it will hold, we thought it would be interesting...

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Federal Judge to Review the Nudity Ban

Though the nudity ban isn’t officially a law yet, word comes this morning that U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen, with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, has scheduled a hearing for January 17, 2013 to hear arguments if the new, San Francisco law sponsored by...