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Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity
Venice Beach declares war on our infantile obsession with nudity

Not many people are aware of it, and few exercise the right, but it is legal for women to walk around topless in New York City and other cities.  (A bare-chested New Yorker even got $40,000 from the city to settle her lawsuit alleging harassment by the NYPD for her nudity.) Now, if the Venice Neighborhood Council gets its way, toplessness will become legal somewhere more pleasant than the gritty, often slush-filled streets of the Northeast: Venice Beach. "I think this is a serious equality issue, and I'm not going to shy away from it," Melissa Diner, the Venice council community officer who sponsored the resolution told the Los Angeles Times' Martha...

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