Friday June 5, 2020

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In the 1960s nudity as a protest had some impact. Last week, however, the sight of a topless woman breaking through the barriers to protest against Bill Cosby smacked only of exhibitionism

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

15th April, 2018
Yoko Ono and John Lennon were the only ones to use nudity convincingly Pic: Rolling Stone

Am I allowed to protest against a spot of protesting? I confess myself entirely unimpressed by the events of last week, in which a woman elected to protest against the actions of Bill Cosby, currently facing charges of drugging and molesting a woman back in 2004, by presenting herself to him half-naked, having jumped over a barricade outside the Montgomery County courthouse in suburban Philadelphia in order to reach the former comedian, before being dragged...

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