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Nudity Ban

A protester who disrobed inside City Hall during a meeting is escorted away on November 20, 2012 in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Activists Found Guilty Of Violating New SF Nudity Ban

Three nudist activists were found guilty in San Francisco Superior Court on Tuesday of violating the citywide public nudity ban that went into effect in February, the trio’s attorney said.

04/24/2013

A protester who disrobed inside City Hall during a meeting is escorted away on November 20, 2012 in San Francisco. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Nudists Challenge San Francisco’s Nudity Ban In Amended Lawsuit

As promised, a small group of nudists on Friday re-filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging a city of San Francisco ban on nakedness on public streets, sidewalks and transit vehicles.

03/16/2013

Nudists protest outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building & United States Courthouse in San Francisco, January 17, 2013. (CBS)

Naked Protesters Arrested As SF Public Nudity Ban Goes Into Effect

Nudists were planning a clothing-optional protest Friday at San Francisco City Hall as a new nudity ban adopted by supervisors last year becomes effective.

02/01/2013

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA Members Strip On Eve Of San Francisco Nudity Ban

Members of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals took advantage of the last day to be legally nude in public in San Francisco by stripping down in front of City Hall Thursday.

01/31/2013

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Challenge To San Francisco Nudity Ban

U. S. District Court Judge Edward Chen said nudists’s claims that the law violates free speech rights lacked merit.

01/29/2013

Nudists protest outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building & United States Courthouse in San Francisco, January 17, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Not Done Fighting San Francisco Nudity Ban

After a federal judge agreed on Thursday with the City of San Francisco that public nudity is not protected political speech, nudity activists said the city’s public nudity law should still be thrown out due its inconsistencies.

01/18/2013

San Francisco Giants Victory Parade

2012: The Bay Area Looks Back…

From the Hantavirus to the San Francisco Giants second World Series win, take a look at the some of the biggest stories that made headlines in the Bay Area in 2012…

12/27/2012

A San Francisco Sheriff deputy rushes to cover a nude woman who stripped off her clothes during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco City Attorney Wants Nudity Ban Lawsuit Dismissed

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday filed a motion in federal court seeking to have a lawsuit against the city’s recently enacted nudity ban dismissed.

12/13/2012

A San Francisco Sheriff deputy rushes to cover a nude woman who stripped off her clothes during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Naked Protesters Disrupt Final Vote To Uphold San Francisco Nudity Ban

A ban on nudity in San Francisco was given final approval by the city’s Board of Supervisors Tuesday in a raucous meeting at which several people stripped naked in board chambers.

12/04/2012

A woman takes a photo of a group of naked men at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

Protesters Plan To Bare All If SF Supes Reaffirm Nudity Ban

San Francisco City Hall could be filled once again with naked people on Tuesday when the city’s Board of Supervisors is expected to give its final approval to a citywide ban on nudity.

12/04/2012

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