• nantucket June 24, 2022 4:55 pm

    Topless Beach Proposal Divides Nantucket

    The Island of Nantucket is deeply divided over whether to allow everyone — women as well as men — to go topless at its beaches. TODAY visited the island to hear from the seventh-generation Nantucketer who proposed the change in the name of equality and to see how it’s being received. Some are concerned that the proposal would impact the…

  • nantucket May 3, 2022 11:48 pm

    Nantucket Votes in Favor of Topless Beach Proposal

    A seventh-generation Nantucket native’s proposal to allow women to go topless on the Massachusetts resort island’s beaches passed a Town Meeting vote Tuesday. Dorothy Stover proposed a bylaw amendment, called “Gender Equality on Beaches,” in February, which reads in part: “In order to promote equality for all persons, any person shall be allowed to be topless on any public...

  • nantucket May 2, 2022 6:30 pm

    Nantucket to Vote on Topless Beach Proposal

    Nantucket residents will vote on a proposal that would allow everyone to go topless at the town’s popular beaches.

  • nantucket May 2, 2022 5:59 pm

    Nantucket to Vote on Topless Beach Proposal at Town Meeting Monday

    A seventh-generation Nantucket native’s proposal to allow women to go topless on the Massachusetts resort island’s beaches will go to a vote at Town Meeting Monday. Dorothy Stover proposed a bylaw amendment, called “Gender Equality on Beaches,” in February, which reads in part: “In order to promote equality for all persons, any person shall be allowed to be topless...

  • nantucket February 15, 2022 7:46 am

    Nantucket Topless Beach Proposal Set for Town Meeting Vote

    A woman whose family has lived on Nantucket for seven generations wants to give everyone —regardless of gender — the right to take off their tops on the Massachusetts resort island’s beaches. Dorothy Stover has proposed a bylaw amendment called “Gender Equality on Beaches” that will be taken up at town meeting in May and reads in part: “In order…

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