berkeleyside.com - 7 days ago
Naked activist slams Berkeley officials after nipple liberation proposal dies
Editor’s note: The following story contains nudity and profanity.
A naked activist unleashed a 5-minute tirade in a mostly empty City Council chamber in Berkeley on Tuesday night. The woman, Berkeley resident Gypsy Taub, was upset after officials tabled a proposal to allow women to bare their breasts in public as part of a national campaign to “free the nipple.” The proposal is not currently slated to return to the agenda. As the council meeting adjourned at 11:15 p.m., Taub disrobed, saying, “Let’s get arrested. … Let’s fucking get native.” Taub called council members hypocrites, oppressors and “a joke,” adding: “I don’t care who you are, my body belongs to me.” Officials quickly filed out of the room while Taub continued speaking.
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