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Nudity Ban

Times Square in New York. (Randy Yagi)

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Candidate Protests Nudity Ban By Stripping In Times Square

San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public.

08/06/2014

Nude activist Gypsy Taub is arrested by San Francisco police officers as he protests San Francisco's new ban on nudity at San Francisco City Hall on February 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. At least four nude activists were arrested as they protested San Francisco's new ban on nudity in public places. The measure proposed by Supervisor Scott Wiener is being challenged by activists who call the ordinance unfair because it grants exceptions for nudity at permitted public events. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nudist Claims Catholic Saint Francis Embraced Body Freedom, Plans Naked March To Religious Shrine

Catholic clergy don their heavy black vestments every day, even covering their head with hoods and habits, but nude activist Gypsy Taub claims a pillar of the Catholic faith embraced nakedness, and is planning a naked march to the National Shrine of Saint Francis to make her point.

06/19/2014

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

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