Topics :: nudity

Oakland Pride Clarifies: Hide Okay - As Long As It's Tanned

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Oakland Pride kicked off its own event this weekend, but found itself embroiled in a near-tempest with media reports that the leather community had been disinvited.

Video :: Nude Candidate Campaigns in Times Square

Thursday Aug 7, 2014
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.

Key West: A 20-Something Discovers the ’Conch Republic’

By Douglas Baulf | Monday Jun 23, 2014
What happens when EDGE sends a millennial to Florida’s epicenter for clothing-optional beach frolicking? Read to find out.

First Cases Seen Under Nudity Ban

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
People who choose to be naked in public are finding out that when San Francisco officials passed a new law banning most open nudity in the city, they meant it.

San Francisco Nudity Ban Upheld in Federal Court

By Lisa Leff | Wednesday Jan 30, 2013
A federal judge cleared the way for the city of San Francisco to ban most displays of public nudity, ruling that an ordinance set to take effect on Feb. 1 does not violate the free speech rights of residents and visitors who like going out in the buff.

Judge Considers San Francisco’s Public Nudity Ban

By Paul Elias | Thursday Jan 17, 2013
A federal judge is set to consider San Francisco’s new law that bans public nudity.

Supervisors OK Nudity Ban

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Friday Dec 7, 2012
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave final approval to the city’s nudity ban, setting the stage for Mayor Ed Lee to sign the ordinance, which is expected to go into effect in February but is already the subject of a federal lawsuit.

San Francisco Nudity Ban Clears Last Hurdle

Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
San Francisco lawmakers have given final approval to an ordinance that makes it illegal for residents and visitors to bare their genitals in most public places.

Federal Judge to Review Nudity Ban

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Nov 24, 2012
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 to determine if the new law violates the rights of urban nudists.

San Francisco Lawmakers Vote to Ban Public Nudity

By Lisa Leff | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
San Francisco lawmakers disappointed committed nudists Tuesday by narrowly approving a ban on public nakedness despite concerns the measure would undermine the city’s reputation as a sanctuary for free expression.