There has been a lot of interest in Westword's World Naked Bike Ride coverage. And some of you out there might have the idea to recreate the magic that the protest brought to our city. But before you strip and run around the 16th Street Mall, you might want to study an important city ordinance.
Sec. 38-157.1. Indecent exposure. (a) It shall be unlawful for a person to commit an act of indecent exposure. (b) A person commits an act of indecent exposure if they knowingly expose their genitals or buttocks to the view of any person under circumstances which are likely to cause a reasonable person affront or alarm. (Ord. No. 967-99, § 1, 12-20-99)
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.