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Let's try a new tactic!

Well, let's just admit: this isn't working. I suggest we make tomorrow's ralley a NAKED ralley. Think about it! What would gain us more media attention? Nothing! What else would ensure that there are no plain clothes COPS among us? Nothing! The beauty of the very bodies being destroyed by the WAR MACHINE, on display for all to see. It will be glorious!
You'll know me tomorrow, I'll be the one with "Mr. Happy" waving at the world tomorrow!
Well, let's just admit: this isn't working. I suggest we make tomorrow's ralley a NAKED ralley. Think about it! What would gain us more media attention? Nothing! What else would ensure that there are no plain clothes COPS among us? Nothing! The beauty of the very bodies being destroyed by the WAR MACHINE, on display for all to see. It will be glorious!
You'll know me tomorrow, I'll be the one with "Mr. Happy" waving at the world tomorrow!
the idea has merit 24.Mar.2003 20:44

anon

the cops, being as homophobic as they are, would not want to touch any protesting males. however, pepper spray on the pinga doesn't sound like fun either.

concealed weapons? 24.Mar.2003 20:58

gv

at least you won't be able to carry a concealed weapon..

you dont want to see me nekkid 24.Mar.2003 21:30

fatty

not all of us look sooo good, peirced dude!

originality 24.Mar.2003 21:43

Dr. Pepper

This is creative and unique! Complete nudity may not be necessary. I've been on rides where we were 99% nude but still untouchable within the law. I imagine a protest like this would not only get media attention to help free Iraq but it would also grind gas guzzling dinosauers to a stop right in the middle of the road. We could seriously impact downtown commerce without even leaving the sidewalk! Maybe we could do this as a separate event too. It sounds like a lot of fun.

Count me IN IN IN! 24.Mar.2003 21:51

CLOSET NUDIST

OK Mr. Happy, I'll Join you (but not totally nude}. If showing my tits will shut things down I am down with that. I'll flash the 8am commute until my nips are frozen.
Does anyone know if they can arrest us for this?

i think so 24.Mar.2003 21:58

mrLady

i think they could arrest you for indecent exposure, although i'm not sure of the details. i know women fought in NYC for the right to bare our ladies, but i'm not sure about PDX.

um, it's cold out, i hope you can all stay warm.

It's Not A crime 24.Mar.2003 22:19

Flasher

It's not a crime! I just looked it up. The law says that unless you're showing to excite yourself or others its totally legal. I'm thinking about body art that reads "Boobs not Bombs". This way it's a sign, not a plan to arouse anyone.

Oh yea - it will be cold so I'm just gonna flash people.

You think the "bees" (bike Cops) might crash while gawking?

legal in PDX 24.Mar.2003 22:26

t

I heard that Portland allows for nudity, hence the 'critical ass' nude bike rides. Never tried it though.

I am sick right now, but totally down to do this. At the World Social Forum in Brazil this year they did that too! They were protesting a ticket for bathing nude at the youth camp.

Well... 24.Mar.2003 22:40

Bee

I'll just makes sure that I bring my camera.

fan o' boobies, not war 24.Mar.2003 23:52

a

i'd be down there in a second baring breast, but alas i'll be at the dentist. if i were down there, i'd have something scrawled on my skin saying, "this war is just as senseless as me walking around here naked." stay warm and keep fightin'.

that's correct 25.Mar.2003 01:42

flash & dash

Portland city codes allow for men & women to go topless. Take off those undies and you might be in trouble. A Boobs not Bombs rally would definitely get some attention.