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Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Why The Nude Beach is a Wicked Problem

How do you keep a nude beach safe from sex pests, accepting nudity is not the cause, but that a remote location can encourage predatory opportunism? For me, Tyagarah nude beach is a wicked problem. And I don’t mean morally. I mean culturally.

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Protest this 

Remember Bentley, near Lismore, in 2014? Do you know what happened at Terania Creek, again near Lismore, or the Franklin River in Tasmania?

Let the games begin. Photo Jeff Dawson.

The World Naked Bike Ride happened across the globe (but not in all places) over the weekend and it wouldn’t be a nude bike ride if it didn’t happen in Byron Bay.

Hundreds gathered to ride in the clothing-optional, helmet compulsory annual event through the streets of Byron Bay.

The aim of the ride is more about safety than nudity. The Ride encourages drivers to take notice of cyclists, and promotes cyclist safety.

As always, riders were encouraged to ‘Bare as you Dare’.

But one has to ask: If there was a nude bike ride and Jeff Dawson wasn’t there to take photos, did it really happen?

Photos Jeff ‘Where’s my seat?’ Dawson


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