S cott Wiener no, I am not trying to be rude: this is the guy's real name , the supervisor of the Castro district of San Francisco, introduced legislation that would ban public nudity city-wide. Exemptions would be made for a few permitted events, such as the gay pride parade and the Folsom Street Fair. San Franciscans were shocked to hear about the legislation that would criminalize nudity in their city that has always been known for its freedom of self-expression and its fascinating radical culture. It had liberated the country and, to a great extent, the whole world in the s and in the following years. San Francisco, known for its tolerance, its open mind and its open heart, became a safe haven for gays, a center for political activism and a melting pot of immigrants from all over the world. It was its spirit of liberation and celebration of life that made San Francisco the beacon of light that it once was and largely still is.
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A few years ago Bay Curious Listener Kelly Hardesty was walking in the Castro with her daughter when they saw a naked man, who wore nothing but white tennis shoes. The state of California has incident exposure laws, making it illegal if someone is naked with the intent of being sexual like masturbating in public , or intentionally offensive like flashing someone. But then the 60s arrived, and many saw nudity as a form of political, artistic or personal expression. College students streaked across the nation. In San Francisco, hippie culture was thriving, and Golden Gate Park became a favorite spot for nudists looking to get closer to nature. According to police patrolling the area, there was also a decent amount of public sex. Cahill, who was chief of police at the time.
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It is up to us to continue this tradition of liberation of the human race through love, understanding and compassion. Taub encourages participants to "bare as you dare" and come wearing flowers, painted peace signs, and carrying any other "signs or objects that reflect the spirit of the Summer of Love! The parade, which has been permitted by the city of San Francisco, will begin at noon at Jane Warner Plaza, head north at Waller Street, north at Divisadero, west on Haight to Stanyan street, and then back. Follow her here on Twitter. Participants of the first annual Valentine's Nude Parade put together by the Body Freedom Network, pose for pictures prior to the start of the walk in San Francisco, Calif.
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