Nudes in the News - 2004

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December, 2004

Mexican City Bans Indoor Nudity (AP, Sunday, December 26, 2004)
Mexican city [outlaws] nude domestic run-arounds (Sapa-dpa, Friday, December 24, 2004)
City to limit nudity, even in homes (AP, Thursday, December 23, 2004)
Huge demand for farmers' nude calendar (SABC News, Wednesday, December 22, 2004)
Nude artwork back on display (Carl Mario Nudi, Brandenton Herald, Wednesday, December 22, 2004)
Forget Nude Sunbathing at Assateague (Associated Press, Wednesday December 22, 2004)
Naked Boys sing again in Atlanta (Advocate, Tuesday, December 21, 2004)
Nude's now too rude (Farah Farouque, The Age, December 21, 2004)
Plan for Yuba begins to take shape (Dave Moller, The Union, December 20, 2004)
South African farmers pose nude for fundraising calendar (AP, Monday, December 20, 2004)
Nude farmers' calendar shocks (Daily Dispatch, December 18, 2004)
Rhinemaidens in the nude make Wagner a sell-out at the Royal Opera House (Richard Alleyne, Daily Telegraph, Saturday, December 18, 2004)
Farmers nude calendar raises eyebrows (Business Day December 17, 2004)
Bare Bum's Rush: Villagers' 2 calendars after flood of nude volunteers (Bob Dow, Daily Record, Dec. 17, 2004)
Show to go on, clothes to come off at 'Naked!' (Jingle Davis, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Wednesday, December 15, 2004)
Atlanta mayor intervenes in police closure of club's nude musical revue (AP, Tue, Dec. 14, 2004)
Nude campground approved (CBC Prince Edward Island, Tuesday, December 14, 2004)
Group Tries to Save Statehouse Nude Statue (Wilson Ring, Associated Press, Tuesday, December 14, 2004)
Nudity not for necking (Indiana Daily Student, Monday, December 13, 2004)
German retiree duped by naked invitation (Reuters, Monday, December 13, 2004)
"Naked Boys Singing" shut down in Atlanta (AP, Sunday, December 12, 2004)
Nude runner arrives at festival (Ballarat Australia Courier, Sunday, December 12, 2004)
[Vermont] Governor Wants Iconic Nude Off His Desk (AP, Sunday, December 12, 2004)
Bill would fine people who sneak nude photos, videos (AP, Friday, December 10, 2004)
Prominent Augusta Women Pose Nude to Benefit Theate (AP, Friday, December 10, 2004)
Vermont Governor wants nude statue out of Statehouse office (AP, Friday, December 10, 2004)
Nude [Bennington] students fight to bare all (Holly McKenna, Reuters, December 8, 2004)
Library says kids, nude art don't mix (Carl Mario Nudi, Bradenton [Fla] Herald, Wed, Dec. 8, 2004)
Mums bare all for kindy coffers (, Thu, Dec. 2 2004)
After nudity stunt, Reed visits a critic (Michael Klein, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Fri, Dec. 3, 2004)
Frederick Garden Club Produces Nearly Nude Cookbook (AP, December 2, 2004)

November, 2004

Emotional, Physical Comfort Result From Sleeping Nude (Dear Abby, November 30, 2004)
Put some clothes on, you're giving us a bad name, naturists tell nude charity calendar models (Elizabeth Day, Telegraph, November 28, 2004)
Israeli Commandos Suspended For Nude Photo (AP, Nov. 25. 2004)
Army to discharge naval commandos who posed nude (AP, Nov. 25. 2004)
Cheeky Westport boys are 2005 calendar pin-ups (Majella Loftus, Western People, Wed, Nov. 24 2004)
Nude resort wants camping business (CBC Prince Edward Island, Tuesday, November 23, 2004)
Cleveland Anchor Appears Nude in TV Report (AP, Wednesday, November 17, 2004)
TV Anchorwoman Appears Nude On Newscast (AP, Wednesday, November 17, 2004)
Soothing hot spots (Nancy Clark-Puffer Arizona Republic, Nov. 14, 2004)
Nudist park excursion worries wife (Ask Ellie, Toronto Star, Nov. 6, 2004)
Man convicted after neighbors say he walked outside nude (AP, November 6, 2004)
Woman arrested for bareback horse riding (Tinuola Awopetu, Court TV, November 5, 2004)
Women exposed for medical research (Mandurah [Australia] Mail, Thursday, November 4, 2004)
Complaints after women motorists dance nude in India (Reuters, Thursday, November 4, 2004)
Spooky but safe Fright Night: Tens of thousands converge on the Castro for a far-out, but peaceful, celebration (Carl T. Hall, Carrie Sturrock and Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, November 1, 2004)

October, 2004

Savoring paradise: St. Martin's beachside... (Rose Ciotta, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday October 31, 2004)
Baring To Win: Calendar Girls star Helen Mirren has been crowned Naturist of the Year. (Daily Record, October 30, 2004)
British groups take hats off, and a bit more, to actress Mirren (San Jose Mercury News, Sat, Oct. 30, 2004)
Suspect surrenders in nude man's death (Jaxon Van Derbeken, San Francisco Chronicle, Thursday, October 21, 2004)
Arrest Made in Death of Nude Sunbather (AP, Thursday, October 21, 2004)
Jamaica (Denver Post, Sunday, October 17, 2004)
Baring all for a good cause (The Courier, Ballarat, Australia, Tuesday, October 12, 2004)
Racy calendar too hot for town to handle (Reuters, Monday, October 11, 2004)
Racy Calendar by Older Women Gets Extinguished in Carmel (Senior Journal, Oct. 10, 2004)
Woman ticketed for appearing naked on Net fined $150 (Kevin O'Hanlon, Associated Press, October 9, 2004)
Knowing when nude is rude (Suzy Austin, This Is London, October 8, 2004)
Calendar Features Local Athletes Posing Nude (KSBW, October 8, 2004)
Pro-nudity Bennington students have a point (Paul Rapoport, Bennington Banner, October 8, 2004)
Nude awakening (Zach Church, Bennington Banner, October 7, 2004)
Bush Twin Chose Skin Over Skull And Bones (Kim Martineau, Hartford Courant, October 7, 2004)
Naked locals draw attention to Britain's changing cities (Martin Wainwright, The Guardian, Tuesday October 5, 2004)
Tech students travel to Nudist Colony for Volleyball Tournament (Emily Olson, Collegiate Times, Tuesday, October 5, 2004)
Moore's Nude Awakening (Monday, October 4, 2004)
French winemakers go naked for calendar (Oliver Styles,, October 4, 2004)

September, 2004

Bar patron dies after fight over right to disrobe (Jaxon Van Derbeken, San Francisco Chronicle, Wednesday, September 29, 2004)
Nude sunbather dies after SF bar fight (AP, Wednesday, September 29, 2004)
Man accused of secret videotaping at nude sunbathing park (AP, Tuesday, September 28, 2004)
Man arrested for videotaping nude sunbathers at Hippie Hollow (News 8 Austin, Tuesday, September 28, 2004)
'Naked Photographer' Sentenced to Jail (AP, Tuesday, September 28, 2004)
Nude protesters to get cases dismissed (AP, Monday, September 27, 2004)
Stripping for art's sake can bring you hefty discounts! (ANI, Monday, September 27, 2004)
Patrons asked to come to exhibit naked (UPI, Monday, September 27, 2004)
World's biggest nude roller coaster ride! (ANI, Monday, September 27, 2004)
Frisco frees naked yogi (, September 24, 2004)
Naked yoga OK in San Francisco (Reuters, Wednesday, September 22, 2004)
Au naturel is natural for Naked Yoga Guy (Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, Wednesday, September 22, 2004)
No trash talk for nude volunteers at beach (AP, September 20, 2004)
Beach brigade brings in a hefty haul (David Scharfenberg, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Sunday, September 19, 2004)
Naturists help remove trash from clothing-optional beach (AP, September 19, 2004)
No clothes needed to help pick up trash along coast (Kevin Fagan, San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, September 19, 2004)
Nudity defenders slam City Council as 'fashion police' (Dennis Wyatt, Manteca Bulletin, Saturday, September 18, 2004)
They bared it; We grin (Corvallis Gazette-Times, Tuesday, September 14, 2004)
Taking it all off (almost) (Meredith Goldstein, Boston Globe, September 12, 2004)
'Nap' Nude Was Dead (Daily Record, Sept. 11, 2004)
Nude calendar hits shelves (Kyle Odegard and Rob Priewe, Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sat., Sept. 11, 2004)
Technically, public nudity legal in city a few more weeks (Dennis Wyatt, Manteca Bulletin, Saturday, September 9, 2004)

August, 2004

Teens cited for nude basketball game (Tinuola Awopetu, CourtTV, August 20, 2004)
Man arrested for walking in the buff (Tinuola Awopetu, CourtTV, August 20, 2004)
Firehouse nudie calendar too hot for city hall (Mary Brownfield, Carmel Pine Cone, August 20, 2004)
Airline bounces couple for risque T-shirt (AP, August 2, 2004)

July, 2004

Beach buffs ignore nudity ban (Britt Kennerly, Florida Today, July 24, 2004)
Black's secret revealed (Will Carless, La Jolla Light,, July 15, 2004)
Women Reportedly Plowing Naked in Nepal (AP, July 4, 2004)

June, 2004

Nude Models At Koos To Get Nod Soon (Kurt Helin, Long Beach Gazette, June 24, 2004)
Teen nudist law faces challenge (Christina Bellantoni, The Washington Times, Jume 22, 2004)
Skinny trippers set off on nude cruise (Giles Tremlett in Madrid, The Guardian, Wednesday June 16, 2004)
Houses cover nudists' costs (James Thorner, St. Petersburg Times, June 14, 2004)
Anti-Bush campaign is stripped to its bare essentials (Susan Paynter, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Friday, June 11, 2004)

May, 2004

Good manners apply on the beach, too (AP, Sunday, May 30, 2004)
Naked and Not Ashamed: Idaho nudists seek decent exposure (Nicholas Collias, Boise Weekly, May 26, 2004)
Skin will be in when nudists hit water slides (Diana Marcum, The Fresno Bee, May 21, 2004
Nude Beaches 2004: Our annual guide celebrates 30 years without tan lines. (Gary Hanauer, San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 12, 2004)
The naked city: Nude ghettos, Boy Scouts, and the ins and outs of taking your clothes off in public (Heather Smith, San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 12, 2004)
Kenyan Runners Sweep Bay to Breakers (Joe Rogers, KCBS, Monday, May 17, 2004)
The city that knows how goes crazy for Breakers: Zaniness the order of the day for most in crosstown footrace (Demian Bulwa, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, May 17, 2004)
Barge flips as partygoers spy on nude beach (AP, May 3, 2004)

April, 2004

Nudists: View could be too good from proposed high-rise dorm (Associated Press, Monday, April 12, 2004)

March, 2004

Nude Extras Required for Depp's Latest Film (San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, March 29, 2004)
Letters to the Editor: Thoughts on breast-feeding (Paul Rapoport, Christine C. Kalligeros, and Maria Abilock, San Francisco Chronicle, Wednesday, March 24, 2004)
Public breast-feeding exposes rift in views; Woman objects to club policy against suckling uncovered (Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, March 22, 2004)

February, 2004

NBC's 'ER' Cuts Shot of Patient's Breast (Lynn Elber, Associated Press, Wed Feb 4, 2004)
MTV Blames Janet Jackson for Super Bowl Incident (Kenneth Li, Reuters, Tue Feb 3, 2004)

January, 2004

The fig leaves are falling -- in films, TV and seemingly everywhere -- challenging our blushing views of nudity (Steven Winn, San Francisco Chronicle, Monday, January 5, 2004)

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