Sentence Examples


  • While some states actually have strong legislative wording which protects a woman's right to nurse her baby, other states simply leave out breastfeeding in public when listing the crimes that fall under indecent exposure or obscenity.
  • The Well of Loneliness written by Radclyffe Hall in 1928 was so controversial that the author was taken to trial for obscenity - in spite of the fact that "there are no descriptions of sex in it, no rude words."
  • Charges were brought against the cast for obscenity and desecration of the US flag - a case that was ultimately decided in favor of the musical by the US Supreme Court.
  • For example, the hand gesture for OK in the United States means that something is good; this same gesture is an obscenity for the Greek.
  • The Female Nude: Art, Obscenity, and Sexuality.