1934 February 28

“The Nudist” Banned by NYC License Commissioner


The New York City License Commissioner on this day announced a ban on the magazine, The Nudist. The ACLU announced that it would defend the First Amendment rights of the magazine. The commissioner targeted a total of 63 publications for various reasons.

Learn more about the ACLU’s defense of nudist publications: Leigh Ann Wheeler, How Sex Became a Civil Liberty (2013)

Read the Nudists’ Bill of Rights: http://www.aanr.com/nudist-bill-of-rights

Check out the covers of old nudist magazines at the vintagesleaze website: http://www.vintagesleaze.com/vsmagcatalogs-NUDIST.html

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