SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors got a dressing down during a hearing on a proposed public nudity ban.

Gypsy Taub took off her clothes during Monday's hearing and had to be taken away by sheriff's deputies. She agreed to get dressed and wasn't arrested or cited.

Supervisor Scott Wiener proposed the law that would ban nudity on public streets, a law designed to get a group of naked men to stop lounging around on Castro district streets, among other things.

The San Francisco Chronicle ( says speakers tussled over whether the Castro "naked guys" were a few harmless individuals just expressing themselves or a growing public nuisance.

Weiner's proposal was approved by the board's Neighborhood Services committee and it now goes to the full board later this month.


Information from: San Francisco Chronicle,