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  • State House Rep. Arrested (in Florida for soliciting a male officer)

    07/12/2007 7:31:31 AM PDT · by DemEater · 31 replies · 1,565+ views
    Fox News Orlando ^ | 7/11/07 | Fox News Orlando
    Titusville police say they have arrested Florida State Rep. Robert "Bob" Allen, of Merrit Island, on second degree misdemeanor charges for soliciation for prostiution. Officers say they noticed Allen acting suspicious as he went in and out of the men's restroom 3 times. Minutes later, he solicited an undercover male officer inside the restroom, offering to perform oral sex for $20. Officers realized he was a public figure after the arrest. Allen, a Republican, represents District 32 of the State House of Representatives.
  • Couldn't Believe My Eyes (Local Wal-Mart turned blind eye to in-store indecent exposure)

    08/24/2007 10:17:50 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 145 replies · 4,609+ views
    8-25-2007 | RightFighter
    I was walking through Wal-Mart this evening with my 9-year old son picking up some groceries. When we were all done, we went to the magazine section just prior to checking out. While I was standing there, I saw a young man of about 25-30 years old walking toward the register next to the magazines. Something struck me as odd, and I finally realized that it was his pants - they were down around his mid-thigh, so that his boxer shorts were fully exposed. The next thing I noticed, and I will forever rue the day that I saw this,...
  • Vermont: Ending a Ban on Public Nudity

    08/24/2007 5:38:27 PM PDT · by firebrand · 38 replies · 1,135+ views
    New York Times ^ | August 24, 2007 | AP
    A month after passing a temporary ban on public nudity, the Brattleboro Selectboard voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday to reject a proposed ordinance that would have made the ban permanent. When the temporary ordinance expires next month, public nudity will no longer be illegal. It is all about tolerance, one board member said. "We in this country are going down a slippery slope these days," said Dora Bouboulis, nothing a national paper recently published an article about the ordinance under the headline "Tolerant town gets intolerant."
  • Engaged man and another woman arrested for sex act in public

    07/28/2007 8:35:56 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 80 replies · 3,432+ views ^ | 07/28/07 | Brittany Lawonn
    FARGO, N.D. - A Moorhead man scheduled to be married today was arrested early Friday morning for having sex in a public place while wearing a kilt, and with a woman other than his fiancée. Nathan Ross Blair, 24, and Chandra Schaefer, 20, were arrested after police received two reports within 90 seconds about 3:15 a.m. that a man in a black kilt was exposing himself and then seen having sex with a woman on a car in the 1000 block of North University Drive, according to police dispatch logs. According to Cass County District Court documents: Police found Blair...
  • Fla. State Representative Accused Of Soliciting Sex In Men's Room [Pubbie Bob ALLEN - Major BARF]

    07/12/2007 6:46:58 AM PDT · by Alter Kaker · 68 replies · 3,864+ views ^ | 7/12/2007 | Local6
    Fla. State Representative Accused Of Soliciting Sex In Men's RoomPolice: Allen Offered To Perform Act For $20TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- Florida state Rep. Robert "Bob" Allen, R-Merritt Island, was arrested Wednesday and charged with soliciting an undercover male officer for sex at a park in Central Florida, according to police. Investigators said Allen was acting suspicious and went in and out of the men's restroom at Veteran's Memorial Park, located on East Broad Street. Minutes later, authorities said, Allen solicited the male officer inside the restroom, offering to perform oral sex for $20.Click here to find out more! Allen was then...
  • Just avoid that part of the park,” homosexuals suggest

    07/03/2007 3:20:13 AM PDT · by don-o · 29 replies · 1,605+ views
    uly 8 has been designated “Pride Night” at Petco Park, where San Diego “Gay Pride” supporters can attend the Padres’ baseball game at a discounted price, be given group recognition on the signboard, and hear the Gay Men's Chorus sing the National Anthem. El Cajon-based Set Free Ministries, a 25-year-old ministry "dedicated to reaching out to the homeless, the addicted, the afflicted, the lost and the hopeless," has announced plans to protest the event by distributing fliers to families entering Petco Park spelling out their objection to so-called "gay pride." Pride Night coincides with a promotion where kids 14 and...
  • Town Opts To Leave Naked Teens Alone (Vermont)

    09/06/2006 8:24:14 AM PDT · by Cagey · 30 replies · 2,794+ views
    WKMG TV NEWS ^ | 9-6-2006
    Board Decides To Take No Action On Anti-Nudity OrdinanceBRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- Town officials in Brattleboro said the solution to what some see as the problem of people hanging around naked downtown may be just around the corner. It's called cold weather. But the Select Board has decided to take no action for now on a proposed anti-nudity ordinance. That means that until temperatures turn nippy, those who object to nakedness downtown may just have to grin and bare it. Select Board Chairman Steve Steidle said when things heat up again next spring, the town may take another look at the...

    08/23/2006 7:23:15 AM PDT · by Hemingway's Ghost · 32 replies · 1,201+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 23 August 2006 | Brian MacQuarrie
    BRATTLEBORO -- Here on the banks of the Connecticut River, in the busiest parking area of a downtown peppered with bookstores and coffee shops, more is meeting the eye than some people want. A politely rebellious collection of teenagers passing time in the Harmony Parking Lot this summer has taken to disrobing. Seemingly on a whim, they shed clothes and soak up the sun, nude. What began as a lark or an ode to youthful exuberance has now turned into a municipal quandary, because public nudity is permissible in Brattleboro. In the words of Town Manager Jerry Remillard, if you're...
  • Man arrested after jumping into river (not the Rio Grande of course)

    04/12/2006 12:41:39 PM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 14 replies · 364+ views
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | 4/12/06 | Mikey_1962
    FARGO, N.D. - Police here arrested a 34-year-old man after he jumped into the Red River and later stood naked on a bridge. Raymond Vern Jones, no permanent address, was cited for disorderly conduct, said Sgt. Joel Vettel. Jones was extremely intoxicated and said he was trying to retrieve a fishing lure, Vettel said. He removed his clothes after he climbed out of the river. "The river is so high and moving so fast, it could have been tragic pretty quick," Vettel said. Another man, Kevin Michael Swenson, 51, no permanent address, was arrested for public consumption of alcohol, police...
  • Mooning deemed 'disgusting' but legal in Maryland (A Great Day for Civil Liberties)

    01/05/2006 6:36:22 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 3 replies · 479+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 1/5/06 | Mikey_1962
    WASHINGTON - Acquitting a Germantown man who exposed his buttocks during an argument with a neighbor, a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge ruled yesterday that mooning, while distasteful, is not illegal in Maryland. "If exposure of half of the buttock constituted indecent exposure, any woman wearing a thong at the beach at Ocean City would be guilty," Judge John W. Debelius III said after the bench trial, reversing the ruling of a District Court judge. Debelius made clear his disdain for the defendant, calling the alleged act "disgusting" and "demeaning." The outcome could have been different, he suggested, if the...
  • Man [Raymond Hugh McNealy] Who 'Mooned' Neighbor Acquitted of Indecent Exposure

    01/04/2006 11:30:23 AM PST · by Former Military Chick · 52 replies · 1,711+ views
    The Associated Press. ^ | January 04, 2006 | The Associated Press.
    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - It's considered disgusting in most quarters, but a Montgomery County (website - news) appellate judge has ruled that "mooning" someone isn't illegal. The defendant, 44-year-old Raymond McNealy of Germantown, was charged with indecent exposure after exposing part of his buttocks to his neighbor and her eight-year-old daughter following an argument. A lower court found McNealy guilty. He faced up to three years in prison and a $10,000 fine, but he appealed. Circuit Court judge John Debelius ruled Tuesday that McNealy didn't commit a crime. He said if what McNealy did was indecent exposure, then "any woman...
  • Mooning deemed 'disgusting' but legal in Md.

    01/04/2006 6:49:01 AM PST · by Cagey · 56 replies · 1,247+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 1-4-2006 | Ernesto Londoo
    WASHINGTON - Acquitting a Germantown man who exposed his buttocks during an argument with a neighbor, a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge ruled yesterday that mooning, while distasteful, is not illegal in Maryland. "If exposure of half of the buttock constituted indecent exposure, any woman wearing a thong at the beach at Ocean City would be guilty," Judge John W. Debelius III said after the bench trial, reversing the ruling of a District Court judge. Debelius made clear his disdain for the defendant, calling the alleged act "disgusting" and "demeaning." The outcome could have been different, he suggested, if the...
  • Rep. Wright resigning as part of obscenity charge plea

    12/29/2005 6:39:57 PM PST · by CajunConservative · 61 replies · 2,853+ views ^ | 12/29/2005, 6:04 p.m. | AP
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — State Rep. Tommy Wright agreed to resign his seat as part of a plea agreement reached Thursday involving charges Wright and another man were caught in a lewd act in a public bath room. Wright's resignation is effective Jan. 3, according to a statement from Rapides Parish District Attorney Jim Downs' Office. Wright was accused of two counts of obscenity in connection with an incident in December of last year, when a park ranger at Buhlow Lake said Wright and Charles Locker II, of Deville, were caught in a compromising position in a park bath room.
  • Buck Naked (Hawaii SC case)

    12/03/2005 3:26:36 PM PST · by Lorianne · 22 replies · 2,845+ views
    Hawaii Reporter ^ | 13 November 2005 | Dr. George R. Harker
    Is it legal to be nude on a beach in Hawaii? A ruling by the Supreme Court of Hawaii suggest that indeed it just may be, or at the very least it is not, "indecent exposure" under the Hawaii Revised Statutes. On October 18, 1998, six men were arrested for being nude on Polo beach at Makaleha Beach Park. A beach popular on Oahu as a nude beach. All were charged and convicted of violating HRS 707-734 renamed Indecent exposure and redefined in 1993. HRS 707-734 Indecent exposure. (1) A person commits the offense of indecent exposure if, the person...
  • The Last Taboo

    11/06/2005 6:45:52 PM PST · by Venator · 13 replies · 728+ views
    New York Times -- Sunday Art Section ^ | 11-6-05 | Never Yet Melted
    Performance artist Marina Abramovic really wanted to present, during a week of appearing at the New York Guggenheim Museum, her most radical work, called “Rhythm 0.” Performed only once in Naples in 1974, its premise was terrifyingly simple: She agreed to stand in a gallery for six hours while anyone who came in could choose any of 72 objects around her - including knives, scissors, a needle, a loaded gun - and do anything they wanted to her with the objects. It was her only work in which she essentially ceded control over her body, and over the pain to...
  • Lakeland Inn Will Allow Nude Sunbathing

    11/03/2005 6:11:21 AM PST · by Sam's Army · 54 replies · 1,596+ views
    The Lakeland Ledger ^ | November 3, 2005 | Mary Toothman and Diane Lacey Allen
    Lakeland Inn Will Allow Nude Sunbathing By Mary Toothman and Diane Lacey Allen The Ledger LAKELAND -- A Lakeland man plans to open a bed and breakfast that will include a clothing-optional swimming area and provide a gay-friendly environment. The Swan Park Inn will be located at 118 E. Park St. in the South Lake Morton historic district. The house is now being restored by 54-year-old Charlie Boyd, who is on a leave of absence from his 30-year job as a psychologist for the Polk County school system. Asked if he is concerned about community reaction to his plans for...
  • Man gets 10 years for nudity in view of school buses (Virginia)

    08/24/2005 9:56:10 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 23 replies · 428+ views
    Norfolk Virginian-Pilot ^ | Aug. 24, 2005 | Unattributed
    PORTSMOUTH — A man who lived near Park View Elementary School will spend 10 years behind bars for standing naked in his doorway while school buses rode past him. Leroy Felton Jr. of the 1400 block of Leckie St. was arrested last year after the bus driver and parents bringing children to school called police. Felton, 38 , was convicted of three counts of indecent liberties, all felonies, in June , and on Monday in Circuit Court he was sentenced to 30 years, with 20 suspended, according to court records. He had pleaded not guilty. Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Roxie O....
  • Women's nude awakening

    08/15/2005 6:19:14 AM PDT · by cloud8 · 52 replies · 4,107+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/15/05 | BY JIMMY VIELKIND and ROBERT F. MOORE
    Oglers surround protesters Topless women on skates, bikes and foot drew a surging crowd of grateful gawkers in Columbus Circle yesterday when they doffed their shirts to affirm the right to bare a lot more than arms. The 10 or so women gathered and showed nearly all to protest the arrest of Jill (Phoenix) Feeley, who said she was taken into custody this month after going half naked on the lower East Side. But Feeley and friends soon found out that taking such a revealing stance in New York can be risky. "It got hot, then it got rainy," said...
  • Probe of sex in county park snares 27 men

    07/15/2005 4:44:34 PM PDT · by Dane · 45 replies · 1,883+ views
    Pittsburgh Post=Gazette ^ | 7/13/05 | Dan Gigler
    Probe of sex in county park snares 27 men Settler's Cabin target of Allegheny County crackdown Wednesday, July 13, 2005 By Dan Gigler, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette An investigation by Allegheny County police resulted in the arrests of 27 men who used a Web site to solicit anonymous sex in a county park. County police Inspector David Walsh detailed the investigation, which began after complaints in late March and early April by joggers and walkers who were approached and in some cases harassed by men making "lewd suggestions" and seeking sexual encounters with other men at Settler's Cabin Park in Oakdale. Walsh...
  • SF:Baring their anti-war feelings Fighting in Iraq is indecent, not their nakedness, they say

    07/06/2005 5:43:28 AM PDT · by Alia · 27 replies · 1,628+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 07-01-05 | Meredith May
    A dozen anti-war activists from Mendocino County took their tops off at high noon in San Francisco's Union Square shopping district Thursday, using what they said was their best weapon to get the public's attention. ... Members of the Breasts Not Bombs contingent, which included seven women, three men and two young girls, said the war in Iraq is indecent, not their nakedness. After more than two years of opposition to the war, protesters are having a hard time grabbing headlines, said Sheba Love, size 40D...."Hey! Explain this to me!" said an agog visitor from Florida, approaching San Francisco police...