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  • How the Famous Sell Their Soul to Satan

    10/17/2014 4:17:20 PM PDT · by millegan
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2014 | ChurchPOP
    FBI Director James Comey gave a strong speech today (Oct. 16) explaining why law enforcement should have access to data on encrypted smartphones. But he failed to cite any examples in which such law-enforcement access could have made the difference between life and death.... The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) of 1994 mandates that telecommunications companies must give police the ability to listen in on telephone conversations. CALEA covers landlines and cellular carriers, and was expanded in 2004 to cover Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers and broadband Internet service providers. For the past few years, the FBI...
  • Nude Photos Sunk American Apparel Founder

    06/22/2014 6:51:45 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 20 replies
    Newser ^ | 6-22-2014 | Evann Gastaldo
    Insiders also tell the New York Post the naked pictures were allegedly posted on a blog purportedly belonging to Morales, and it's illegal in California to falsely impersonate others online. More woes for Charney: On Friday, a video of him dancing naked in front of two female employees surfaced.
  • More nudists in Munich: ... introduces six Urban Naked Zones

    04/14/2014 2:43:17 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | Updated: 05:27 EST, 14 April 2014 | By Toni Jones
    Germans are often considered to be more at one with nature than us prudish Brits. And now residents of the country's third-largest city have been given the go ahead to strip off for all over sunbathing sessions in six designated spaces. According to a report in TheAtlanticCities.com the six Urban Naked Zones are located in parkland, offering privacy, but also only minutes away from the busy city centre. The 'zones' were introduced following the expiry of statewide laws controlling nude sunbathing last year.
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: Conservative (Half Muslim) Country? That's What I Would Have Thought...

    02/24/2014 9:31:10 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 24 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Earlier this month a young, female Bosnian judge was photographed from nearby offices working out and sunbathing in the nude on her office desk... Once the above snapshot was handed to Sarajevo police, an internal investigation at the court building found her to be a justice on Bosnia's High Court(!) She was promptly fired when the image hit the newspapers and her identity revealed- but in Saudi Arabia they'd have boiled her in oil... And they've got a dark/naughty sense of humor over there, too: Three men die on Christmas Eve, an Englishman, an Italian and a Bosnian, and they all go to...
  • Homosexuals angered as cops crack down on lewdness and nudity at Dallas gay pride parade

    09/15/2013 9:34:29 PM PDT · by topher · 51 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | Fri Sep 13, 2013 14:49 EST | by Kirsten Andersen
    DALLAS, September 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dallas-area homosexual activists reacted with anger and disappointment this week after city officials pledged to crack down on lewdness and nudity at the annual gay pride parade. While past parades have featured bare-breasted women and men in tight, wet underwear with visible genitalia, Dallas law enforcement said the city will no longer turn a blind eye to such violations of city and state law. The pride parade rules now state: “In accordance with the city of Dallas public nudity ordinance, parade participants must not expose genitalia, buttocks, or female breasts.”
  • Vancouver police, officials would not uphold laws against public nudity at Pride Parade

    08/12/2013 7:07:32 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies
    life site ^ | Peter Baklinski
    VANCOUVER, B.C., August 12, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When homosexual news service Daily Xtra reported last week that both Vancouver police and city officials “confirmed they had no issues with public nudity” at the city’s annual gay Pride Parade, LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) deemed necessary a fact check with the guardians of law and order. Canada’s Criminal Code makes it illegal to be nude in a “public place.” Section 174 states that a person who is “so clad as to offend against public decency or order” is “guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.” While reports about this year’s August 4 gay...
  • FCC delays decision on allowing more nudity and cursing on TV

    07/15/2013 3:27:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 15, 2013 | Ben Goad
    Regulators are extending the comment period on a controversial proposal to ease restrictions on cursing and “nonsexual nudity” over public airwaves. The action drew fire Monday from opponents of the idea, who have called upon the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to scrap the plan and salvage the final vestiges of family-friendly broadcasting. Back in April, the FCC put out a call for feedback on a plan to focus on the most egregious cases of indecency. If adopted, the less stringent regulations would reflect a shift from George W. Bush-era policies of pursuing penalties for isolated infractions on broadcast television. The...
  • Obama Appointed FCC Chairman Considers Dropping Ban On Explicit Profanity and “Non-Sexual” Nudity

    05/02/2013 8:27:10 PM PDT · by KentuckyTim · 31 replies
    In 2008, Julius Genachowski served as candidate Barack Obama’s Chairperson of the Technology. Upon winning the Presidency, Obama thanked the lawyer by appointing him to serve as Chairman of the nation’s Federal Communications Commission. In September 2012, Genachowski instructed Commission staff to begin reviewing the Commission’s broadcast indecency policies and enforcement, arguing that present day indecency laws may not be in step with “First Amendment principles.”.....
  • (Video) Obama Gives Gift of Full Frontal Nudity & Prime Time F-Bombs via his FCC

    04/09/2013 4:56:42 PM PDT · by publius321 · 27 replies
    As Obama daily utilizes the federal government to destroy the fabric of American society. Here's the assault of the day... (video)
  • FCC considers allowing 'brief' nudity, more profanity on TV

    04/04/2013 4:13:16 PM PDT · by Morgana · 116 replies
    life site ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The FCC is seeking comments from the public as they consider relaxing their obscenity standards for broadcast television and radio. If adopted the new, lower standards would allow brief “non-sexual” nudity and isolated expletives even during prime time, when most families are typically watching with their children. Currently, broadcasters face heavy fines for violations of the indecency policy, which bans strong curse words and most nudity. But as media culture grows coarser, the backlog of reported offenses has grown unmanageable for the FCC, leading Chairman Julius Genachowski to order the Enforcement Bureau to...
  • First-time nudist acquitted in S.F.

    02/11/2013 9:43:48 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 10 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 02/08/2013 | Vivian Ho
    An "inexperienced" nudist who decided to join the ranks of naked men in the Castro district before the city banned most public nudity has been acquitted of indecent exposure - a criminal charge that his attorney said was the result of a big misunderstanding. Richard Sierra, 48, had been accused of inappropriately touching himself in public, but his lawyer told a jury in San Francisco Superior Court that Sierra had simply been uncomfortable exposing himself completely and arranging himself in a way that gave a passer-by the wrong impression. On Thursday, the jury acquitted him. It all started Nov. 11,...
  • Why Public Nudity Is Wrong (And why San Francisco, by the barest majority, is right to ban it)

    12/04/2012 7:32:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/04/2012 | Dennis Prager
    If you want to understand leftism — and everyone needs to, because it has been the most dynamic religion of the past one hundred years — one good place to start is with San Francisco. Or, perhaps more precisely, with nudity. Or, even more precisely, with public nudity. Last month, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted by the barest (pun not intended) margin, 6 to 5, to ban public nudity. By “public nudity,” the law means only displaying one’s genitals in public. San Francisco women are still free to walk around topless. But that is not unique to San...
  • San Francisco Nudists Say A Nudity Ban Would Just Make Them Get Naked Even More

    11/20/2012 7:50:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/20/2012 | Eoin Reynolds, The Guardian
    San Francisco nudists said on Monday they would continue to walk the streets naked regardless of a proposed law that would order them to cover up. City authorities are meeting on Tuesday to decide on a new anti-nudity law that is being supported by residents and business owners in the city's Castro district. The law would make it an offence for anyone over the age of five to "expose his or her genitals, perineum or anal region on any public street, sidewalk, street median, parklet or plaza". Lloyd Fishbach, left, who was standing naked at the corner of Castro and...
  • San Francisco set to vote on ban on public nudity, except at ‘gay pride’ events

    11/19/2012 2:50:18 PM PST · by NYer · 28 replies
    Life Site News ^ | November 19, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - The pendulum of the sexual revolution may be swinging slightly back toward sanity in San Francisco, as the city is set to vote on a new law that may bar public nudity – except at the city’s gay pride march and other events covered by permit. The ordinance, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener who oversees the city’s homosexual Castro District, would make it illegal for any adult and most children to “expose his or her genitals, perineum, or anal region” in public. The behavior of some naturalists at the district’s public plaza pushed...
  • Public nudity ban eyed in fed-up San Francisco

    11/18/2012 7:52:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    AP ^ | 11.18.2012 | Lisa Leff
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco may be getting ready to shed its image as a city where anything goes, including clothing. City lawmakers are scheduled to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would prohibit nudity in most public places, a blanket ban that represents an escalation of a two-year tiff between a devoted group of men who strut their stuff through the city's famously gay Castro District and the supervisor who represents the area. Supervisor Scott Wiener's proposal would make it illegal for a person over the age of 5 to "expose his or her genitals, perineum or anal...
  • SF supervisor wants to crackdown on nudity (Supervisor Scott Wiener)

    10/02/2012 2:59:59 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 10/2/12 | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco supervisor is fed up with the almost-daily displays of nudity in one city neighborhood. Supervisor Scott Wiener plans to introduce legislation on Tuesday that would make it illegal to walk around nude on San Francisco streets. The city currently allows nudity except in parks, on port property and in restaurants. Wiener's legislation would add city plazas, parklets, sidewalks, streets and public transit to the ban. It would, however, allow nudity at parades and street festivals.
  • New study says full-frontal nudity on prime-time TV up 6,300 percent over last year

    08/24/2012 10:55:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/24/2012 | Hollie McKay
    Maybe not. The Parents Television Council (PTC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating parents about television content, has released a new study looking at nudity on prime-time broadcast television which reveals a major increase over the 2011-2012 season.   The study found that there were 76 incidents of full nudity on 37 shows compared to 15 incidents in 14 shows the previous ratings season, representing a 407 percent rise in incidents. Almost 70 percent of the scenes that featured such nudity were on shows which aired prior to 9pm, compared to 50 percent of the full nudity scenes which aired before...
  • Huntsville clown rallies for women to go topless in Asheville

    07/27/2012 10:33:36 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    WAFF ^ | Nick Lough
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - A Huntsville pediatrician office general manager is rallying to allow men and women to go topless, but he claims authorities infringed on his constitutional rights. Jeff Johnson said it's happened several times in Asheville, North Carolina, a place where it's legal for everyone to go topless.
  • ESPN The Magazine Stoops to Soft-Core Porn

    07/11/2012 8:37:55 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 20 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | July 11, 2012 | JP
    Since its debut back in 1998, ESPN the Magazine has tried to find a hook to rival the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Well, the editors at “the Mag,” as they refer to their publication, may very well have found it with their annual “Body Issue,” which just arrived at newsstands. It boasts multiple covers, the most shocking of which features New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski, in all his naked splendor, striking a full-frontal pose, save for a strategically-placed dot covering his package. And Gronkowski is not the only athlete that put out for ESPN’s Body Issue. Another 26 jocks...
  • Chest another day in NYC

    05/20/2012 7:39:32 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 20, 2012 | CANDICE M. GIOVE
    This activist thinks women have the right to “bare” more than just arms. “I want people to know . . . it’s legal for a woman to be topless,” Johnston said. Moira Johnston, 29, drew a lot of attention during a topless protest yesterday in Union Square Park — and that’s exactly what the dancer wants.
  • Garfield sheriff (CO): Hikers shouldn’t be deterred by exposure cases

    05/16/2012 9:15:20 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 41 replies
    Grand Junction Sentinel ^ | 5/15/12 | Dennis Webb
    CARBONDALE—Recreationists shouldn’t let reports of naked men and indecent exposures stop them from enjoying local trails, Garfield County Lou Vallario assured some Carbondale-area residents Tuesday night. “Be a little more prepared, be a little more aware, take some precautions, but you need to do what you enjoy in life,” Vallario said at a meeting designed to update people on the incidents and cover means of self-protection. Only five members of the public, all women, attended the event. One said she was a witness to one of the recent incidents, when she came across a man masturbating off the Rio Grande...
  • San Francisco bans naked dining

    11/03/2011 3:00:41 PM PDT · by Strk321 · 29 replies
    There's one for Michael Savage to comment on. Seriously, that city is disgusting. Potholes, junkies, bums, naked gay men walking around everywhere, etc.Yuck.
  • I love nudists, as long as I don't have to look at them

    09/27/2011 5:31:10 PM PDT · by SmithL · 26 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 9/27/11 | Tony Hicks, Contra Costa Times
    I'm an American and I support the concept of freedom. For example, I proudly support the freedom to not have to look at naked people. And I'd like the freedom to go to one of my favorite cities without having to look at naked people. And I really support the freedom of seating one of my kids at a restaurant table where I'm relatively sure a naked person wasn't just sitting. San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener -- make your own joke and please move on -- has proposed an ordinance banning naked people sitting in restaurants and in public places...
  • San Francisco protesters: No nudes is bad news

    09/24/2011 5:16:31 PM PDT · by SmithL · 30 replies · 1+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 9/24/11
    Hanging out on a street corner has taken on new meaning in San Francisco. Several dozen men and at least one woman took part in a naked protest Saturday in San Francisco's Castro District that has become known for its nude visitors. Some participants carried signs that read, "Nudity is Not a Crime" and "Get Your Hate Off My Body," . . .
  • San Francisco -- the Naked City

    09/15/2011 5:48:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | September 15, 2011 | Debra J. Saunders
    There is a line between being tolerant and having no standards whatsoever, and that's a line that San Francisco passed a long time ago. Public nudity has become the costume de rigueur in certain corners of the Special City. Twice in the past year, I've seen groups of nude adults walking or biking around the Embarcadero -- to the delight of some tourists and the disgust of others. "Clothing-optional" could be the city's new motto, along with "age-inappropriate." In a well-meaning -- dare I say modest? -- attempt to address the Special City's new normal, Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed...
  • The Naked Truth and Public Nudity in San Francisco

    09/12/2011 7:40:56 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 36 replies
    The New American ^ | Saturday, 10 September | Selwyn Duke
    There currently is a debate raging over public nudity in San Francisco. It’s not what you think. It’s already entirely legal to parade about in the buff on the city’s streets, and no one is discussing the resurrection of indecent-exposure laws. Rather, the question is whether sanitary behavior — namely, posterior protection for public seating — should be required of nudists by law. Reports the Los Angeles Times: Retired math teacher David Goldman and his husband, Michael Koehn, were sharing a pleasant alfresco moment at a public plaza in the heart of the Castro district this week, passing a slender...
  • Proposed rules should address problem of nudity

    09/08/2011 9:04:32 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/8/11 | C.W. Nevius
    San Francisco -- Supervisor Scott Wiener's proposed legislation about the nude guys in the Castro is already a success. That is, assuming his intention was to make kooky San Francisco a national joke while doing nothing about the core problem. Wiener has come up with a plan to compel the nudies to put something under their bottoms when they sit in public chairs and cover up in restaurants. "What I am proposing is noncontroversial," he said. "Rather than try to hit one out of the park and take on the broader issue of public nudity, I am proposing a modest...
  • Blogger caves, pulls nude pics of Tom Brady’s son

    08/16/2011 10:55:08 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 8/16/11 | O'Ryan Johnson
    The controversial blogger who posted naked pictures of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s toddler son along with X-rated commentary has bowed to pressure from state police and removed the material from his Web site. Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office confirmed last night that detectives from her office went to the Milton home of David Portnoy, founder of barstoolsports.com, to discuss the posts of Brady’s 20-month-old son, which included a magnified picture of the boy naked on a beach in Costa Rica with his mother, Gisele Bundchen, as well as the offensive comments. “We asked Mr. Portnoy to remove the postings and...
  • Parents group calls for boycott of NBC series ‘The Playboy Club’

    07/28/2011 1:09:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 28, 2011 | CHRISTINE DHANAGOM
    The Playboy logo. July 28, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A prominent parents group is calling on local stations to refuse to air the NBC series “The Playboy Club,” in a letter sent to the network’s affiliate stations this week. The series, which is scheduled to premiere on September 19th, follows the lives of several employees of the first Playboy Club in Chicago in the early 1960s. A promotional for the show on NBC’s website calls it “the door to all your fantasies.” “Today, people wish we were living in unhealthier times,” Chad Hodge, the show’s creator, told the Los Angeles Times....
  • 2 N.J. teens labeled sex offenders for life after 'horseplay' incident

    07/20/2011 8:26:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 61 replies
    NJ ^ | 7/20/11 | MaryAnn Spoto
    2 N.J. teens labeled sex offenders for life after 'horseplay' incidentUpdated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 8:47 AM By MaryAnn Spoto/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger SOMERSET COUNTY — Call it bullying or call it horseplay. Either way, a state appellate court panel says roughhousing with a sexual connotation by a pair of 14-year-old Somerset County boys was a crime that requires them to register as sex offenders for the rest of their lives. In a decision handed down Monday, the three-judge panel acknowledged the severity of its decision, but said it was bound to uphold the law. "We are keenly aware that...
  • Florida man accused of being nude, armed in forest

    07/20/2011 4:10:01 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 67 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 19, 2011
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man faces federal misdemeanor charges after witnesses reported seeing him wandering around a national forest campground naked and armed with a pistol. Joseph Alfieri is charged in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City with being publicly nude and causing annoyance.
  • HBO, you're busted

    07/03/2011 10:21:48 AM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 23 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 3, 2011 | Mary McNamara
    Although it has not quite recaptured the magic of "The Sopranos," there is no denying that HBO is once again in full stride. With Emmy-winning movies, a panoply of well-done documentaries, successful comedies and dramatic hits both popular — "True Blood" — and critical — "Boardwalk Empire," "Treme" — the premium network bursts with so much justified confidence that it took on the perilous realm of fantasy with the well-received "Game of Thrones." So maybe it's time to tone down the tits. I write the word knowing it is going to render my editors and readers apoplectic — why not...
  • Sex, And The Downfall Of American Society

    01/08/2011 8:23:27 PM PST · by BillKneer · 47 replies
    The Patriot Statesman ^ | 1-8-2011 | Bill Kneer
    As a nation we have been going down the drain quickly. Over the last several years we have been bombarded everywhere we look with all kinds of evil. The Libertarians say “close your eyes if you don’t like it after all it’s my choice to see and do as I please”. Over the last few years on my Facebook page I have been arguing with them over the fact they want to make drugs & prostitution legal. Our nation slips ever so slowly into more and more filth and no one seems to see it or care. Now the courts...
  • Naked Bike Ride in Madison looking good

    05/26/2010 7:11:29 AM PDT · by Thunder90 · 36 replies · 1,685+ views
    The Wisconsin State Journal ^ | 5/16/10 | GEORGE HESSELBERG
    Efforts to herd clothed, scantily clad and unclad bicyclists together for a potentially uncomfortable Madison tour on World Naked Bike Ride day have flopped in the past. But next month, they just might pull it off. Or at least most of it. There has been no official announcement, but there have been posters, and several informal meetings in the Rathskeller at the Memorial Union on campus. An earnest discussion group is maintained at Yahoo.com and news has circulated among bicycle groups. NOTE: The image in this story may be considered by some to be mildly not safe for work/children (Similar...
  • Housing authority quits nudity fight

    04/15/2010 10:48:28 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 9 replies · 933+ views
    upi ^ | April 15
    BOULDER, Colo.- A Colorado housing authority is backing off plans for new nudity regulations prompted by complaints about a pair of local nudists. Boulder Housing Partners officials said they are backing off plans for new rules for the northern Foothills Community, where neighbors complained about Catharine Pierce, 52, gardening outside of the home she shares with her husband and fellow nudist Robert while wearing nothing but thong underwear, the Boulder Daily Camera reported Thursday. The housing authority previously indicated it would include a ban on public display of female breasts after complaints about Pierce. However, officials said they are dropping...
  • Marching for right to bare breasts, women faced with sea of cameras (Portland, Maine)

    04/04/2010 12:18:31 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 106 replies · 6,015+ views
    Maine Sunday Telegraph ^ | April 4, 2009 | Edward D. Murphy
    About two dozen women took a walk down Congress Street topless Saturday, attracting a large crowd as they tried to preach that partial female nudity is not worthy of attracting a crowd. The point of the march was that a topless woman out in public should attract no more attention than a man walking around without a shirt on, said Ty MacDowell, 20, of Westbrook, who organized Saturday's event and promoted it on Facebook. But as the event got under way in Longfellow Square, the marchers were soon outnumbered by scores of onlookers -- mostly young men eagerly snapping...
  • Criminal charge for man naked inside home

    12/18/2009 9:06:08 PM PST · by myknowledge · 73 replies · 2,271+ views
    Nine News ^ | December 19, 2009 | Ninemsn staff
    A US man has been charged with indecent exposure for being naked in his own home. Erick Williamson, 29 was observed without clothes through a doorway and a window, by a seven-year-old boy and his mother who were walking by. Williamson argued that it was his home, and therefore he could choose to go nude. But a judge found against him, saying that he intended to make himself visible to passers-by. The Virginia man said he will appeal the decision. "I think that being tried and found guilty of something like this is outrageous," Williamson said after he was convicted...
  • Levi Johnston Sports a Fig Leaf

    11/17/2009 5:15:29 AM PST · by chickadee · 43 replies · 1,971+ views
    People Magazine ^ | November 17, 2009 | Stephen M. Silverman
    While his almost-mother-in-law Sarah Palin hits the publicity trail this week for her autobiography Going Rogue, Levi Johnston will not be getting the exposure that originally had been promised. Contrary to earlier teases that the 19-year would leave nothing to the imagination in his Playgirl photo shoot, "He did not give 'full frontal' as his manager Tank [Jones] reported he would," Daniel Nardicio, a spokesman for Playgirl, tells New York's Daily News. The pictorial spread was shot last week. NBC News reports that publication, originally set for December, has been pushed up to this coming Saturday, Nov. 21.
  • Nudity does us all good

    07/14/2009 11:49:24 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 32 replies · 1,347+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | July 11, 2009 | Jemima Lewis
    "Art can never exist without naked beauty displayed," said William Blake. But the moral guardians of daytime TV take a different view. The Channel 4 programme Life Class caused conniptions last week by showing a woman sitting very still with no clothes on. The point of the programme is to replicate a real life class, with the viewers at home encouraged to pick up a pencil. The camera stays fixed on the model from one angle, only occasionally cutting away to take a peek at what the "tutor" – one of a series of distinguished artists – has drawn. It...
  • Drawing a Hemline: Sexual Modesty and the Pursuit of Wisdom

    07/01/2009 10:48:42 AM PDT · by NYer · 39 replies · 1,465+ views
    Inside Catholic ^ | June 30, 2009 | Benjamin D. Wiker
      I have a suggestion for those in academia who are concerned that women be treated as intellectual equals: Try sexual modesty. Before the lynching party arrives, I hope I will have time to explain.   I have taught at several colleges, one of which has a dress code. To many, a dress code seems old-fashioned at best, a puri-tyrannical breach of our right to freedom of speech at worst. (It should worry us that clothing is considered speech.) But allow me to present two examples -- male and female -- that illustrate how sexual modesty is related to the...
  • Nude neighbor leads to lewd arrest

    06/18/2009 9:44:25 AM PDT · by traumer · 59 replies · 3,119+ views
    BROOKSVILLE, FL -- A Brooksville woman showed her displeasure with neighbors by walking around her yard with no clothes on, showing everything until she was finally arrested, Hernando County Sheriff's deputies said. Marilyn Incigeri was charged with exposure of sexual organs, a misdemeanor, and booked into the county jail. Deputy John Welch wrote in his incident report, "I observed the defendant, Marilyn Incigeri, standing on the rear porch of her residence with no clothes on. There were other neighbors present...and these neighbors had observed Marilyn exposing herself as well." According to neighbors, "Marilyn had been involved in an argument with...
  • Bali Bombing Cleric Attacks Western Tourists

    03/24/2008 7:04:37 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 593+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-25-2008 | Nick Squires
    Bali bombing cleric attacks western tourists By Nick Squires in Sydney Last Updated: 1:56am GMT 25/03/2008 Western tourists in Indonesia are "maggots, snakes and worms" who should be beaten up, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings has told hardline Islamic followers. Abu Bakar Bashir, the cleric who was convicted of conspiracy over the Bali bombings but later cleared and released from prison after 26 months, said the island resort had been overrun by scantily-clad tourists who deserved to be attacked for their immorality. "Worms, snakes, maggots... those are animals that crawl. Take a look at Bali... those infidel...
  • Salman Rushdie's ex Padma Lakshmi bares all...

    04/14/2009 3:00:32 PM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 64 replies · 4,553+ views
    UK Mail ^ | 04/14/09 | Lizzie Smith
    With a naked photoshoot coming up Indian model Padma Lakshmi could have been forgiven for putting herself on a strict diet. But the 38-year-old, who is author Salman Rushdie's ex, had no such concerns. 'I think I look better when I have a little bit of weight on - my breasts are fuller, and I’m curvier than when I’m at my thinnest,' she tells this month's edition of U.S. magazine Allure.
  • Beer, nudity banned in Bay to Breakers race

    02/12/2009 9:40:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 2,860+ views
    SFGate.com ^ | 2/12/09 | Heather Knight
    Like banishing beads and masks from Mardi Gras or removing the red carpet and gold statues from the Academy Awards, the banning of floats, beer and nudity at this year's Bay to Breakers will take all the fun out of it, many longtime revelers say. City leaders and sponsors of the 98th annual wacky footrace announced several major changes Wednesday that detractors say will turn the over-the-top, only-in-San Francisco party into a 12K footrace like any other race in any other city in the world. At the May 17 event, police will cite or arrest anybody openly drinking alcohol or...
  • Porn Industry to Seek Bailout Money

    01/10/2009 5:11:58 PM PST · by John Semmens · 26 replies · 724+ views
    Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis and Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt say they have sent letters to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) asking for $5 billion. “People don’t understand the importance of our industry in these hard economic times,” Francis said. “Men who’ve lost their jobs will have time on their hands. We can help occupy that time. Instead of roaming the streets looking for trouble, they can be safely diverted. Besides, Larry has some confidential information that many in Congress might find especially persuasive.”
  • Ryanair ‘defends right of Swedish girls to take their clothes off’

    10/10/2008 7:14:49 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 41 replies · 66,398+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 10/10/2008 | David Landes
    Ryanair on Friday claimed Sweden's Trade Ethical Council against Sexism in Advertising (ERK) was out of touch with the "Britney Spears generation" after the agency accused the discount airline of running a sexist ad campaign. In defending the advertisement, Ryanair questioned whether the ERK accurately reflected the views of most Swedes. “We are sure that the anti-funsters at the ERK do not speak for the majority of the famously liberal and easy going Swedes,” the company said in a statement. “The ad simply reflects the way a lot of young girls like to dress. We hope the old farts at...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 9-23-08

    09/23/2008 2:47:43 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 49 replies · 195+ views
    michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 9-23-08 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • (Actress)Eva Mendes loves nudity but hates violence

    08/25/2008 9:43:35 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 60 replies · 325+ views
    timesofindia.indiatimes.com ^ | 25 Aug 2008, 1730 hrs IST, ANI
    American actress Eva Mendes, who had jetted off to Australia for the 30 Days of Fashion and Beauty festival, was irked when her risque appearance in a Calvin Klein fragrance ad was cut off for showing too much skin. In the ad, Mendes could be seen naked and rolling about on a bed, which revealed too much to suit the conservative US audiences. "I''m completely American, I was born and raised in America and I love it but I think we are too quick to censor nudity," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as telling fashion editor Jen Melocco.
  • Waiting for the punchline

    07/26/2008 6:51:24 PM PDT · by keving · 17 replies · 164+ views
    St Petersburg Times ^ | Saturday, July 26, 2008 | Stephanie Garry
    ST. PETERSBURG — The night started with a complaint about a giant penis statue. Before it was over, police had pinned the owner of the art gallery to the ground and taken him to jail. "Oh, my God," said gallery owner Bill Schramm, his glasses falling off in the scuffle. "This is the city's response to a penis. That's fabulous." Officers arrested Schramm and another man after a raid Friday night on the Erotic Lounge in the Grand Central District of St. Petersburg. It wasn't the statue that they were arrested for. Instead, investigators said they saw a nude man...
  • Fresh blow for topless Swedish bathers

    05/21/2008 9:54:10 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 42 replies · 396+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 05212008 | David Landes
    Women will continue to be barred from bathing topless at an indoor pool in the central Swedish town of Enköping following a decision by the town council’s recreation committee on Tuesday. Prior to the decision, committee member Stefan Brandberg cited concerns about the health of young girls in his opposition to the proposed lifting of the ban. “We believe that it can contribute to anorexia—there is a risk for that,” he said to the newspaper Expressen. Monica Hällgren, chair of the Enköping recreation committee, confirmed that one of the central arguments for leaving the ban in place was concern over...