In Sweden, it soon might be. It was a nice summer day on a Stockholm beach when an unfortunate gentleman, aged 65, got caught getting busy in the sand. Södertörn’s district court acquitted the man of sexual assault because he wasn’t masturbating to anyone in particular. Prosecutor Olof Vrethammar found the ruling fair and does not plan to appeal.
No longer a form of assault in Sweden, public masturbation may still fall under the “disorderly conduct” umbrella, but only time will tell. Read More
BY Katharine Ernst
on Jul 02, 2013
I never thought getting arrested would be a positive, or preferred, outcome of any given situation, but according to these protesters, it was a relief.
Last week FEMEN activists took to a mosque in Stockholm to protest the sharia, or Islamic moral code, in Egypt. These women donned long, black robes and shed them at Stockholm’s central mosque.
Phrases like, “My body is mine, not somebody’s honor” and “Gender equality” were written across their bare chests. Read More