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Nudity ban ignites protest, fuels opposition to supervisor's seat

Erin Dage February 12, 2013

A gathering of nudists and naturists bared all at a protest against the citywide ban on public nudity at San Francisco’s City Hall on Feb. 1. In light of the situation, political nudity advocate George...

Board of Supervisors narrowly passes public nudity ban

Xpress Staff November 20, 2012

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors narrowly passed a measure banning public nudity 6-5 Tuesday afternoon. The ban will be in effect for parks, plazas and on public transportation. The ban does not...

SF Board of Supervisors to vote on public nudity ban Nov. 20

Laura Savage November 6, 2012

San Francisco Supervisor's City Operations and Neighborhood Services committee voted 3-0 in favor of sending a proposed public nudity ban to the Board of Supervisors. District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener...

Supervisor Wiener's nudity ban would strip San Francisco's culture

Noemy Mena October 19, 2012

From Bay to Breakers to Folsom Street Fair and SF Pride Parade, people flock to the city to see what San Francisco’s culture is about. It’s fairly safe to say there’s nothing like an SF party once...

San Francisco to consider banning public nudity

Ellie Loarca October 17, 2012

Daring to be bare might result in a hefty fine following the introduction of proposed legislation that could ban public nudity in San Francisco. The legislation has been brought on by the influx of...

Inti Gonzales (left), daughter of parade organizer Gypsy Taub, sits on the pavement with fellow nudists for the Nude Love Parade at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2019.

Naked and unafraid

Dimitri Bailey March 19, 2019

Nudists marched down the streets of the Castro for San Francisco’s fourth annual Nude Parade, with signs hoisted in the air to protest against San Francisco’s public nudity ordinance. The San...

City looks to reduce homeless congregations in Castro District

Guadalupe González April 6, 2013

San Francisco continues to struggle with its homeless, this time in the Castro, where the homeless have been congregating in plazas to the dismay of some residents. Community leaders in the neighborhood...

Free The Nipple Campaign: A breast bearing fight for equality

Free The Nipple Campaign: A breast bearing fight for equality

Eva Barragan September 1, 2015

I posted a topless photo of myself on various social media platforms over the weekend– not because I was seeking attention, but because I was trying to prove a point. First, I freed the nips on Tumblr....

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