In a news release this week , the popular gay resort district Fire Island Pines said its stretch of beach will not be affected by the ban, as like many other Fire Island beaches, it is not on federal land. Fire Island National Seashore authorities announced Wednesday that they will start enforcing laws banning the decades-long practice of nude sunbathing on the mile-long barrier island off Long Island this summer. The ban will be enforced along the small strip of sand at Lighthouse Beach, just east of Robert Moses Field 5, located near a bird sanctuary where families stroll. It will also be enforced on four other Fire Island beaches where nude sunbathing is known to take place, according to Newsday. But Fire Island Pines is not one of those beaches. Koschmann said the popular beach will not be the focus of enforcement efforts.
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Sitting in cars along the edge of the park, four Long Beach police officers waited for the right time to pounce. The innocuous signal that spurred them to action came when they saw a middle-aged man close his laptop and head toward a public restroom known in the area as a place where men have sex with each other. One of the undercover officers followed him inside. Within moments, police were leading the man away in handcuffs. His crime: exposing himself to the officer. In Los Angeles, Long Beach and other areas where undercover lewd conduct stings endure, police defend them as an important tool for catching people who are violating the law and for deterring others from trying to have sex in parks and other public areas used by families and children. Gay-rights activists do not condone public sex but have long condemned the busts as a form of entrapment, saying they unfairly single out gay men, with sometimes devastating consequences.
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AS the blue-gray waves roll in, curl and break, thousands of delighted bathers frolic in the frothy white surf. The beach of sugar-fine sand is the backdrop to the giant mosaic of brightly colored swimsuits, towels, umbrellas and chairs and human skin ranging across every racial hue and gradation of tan. But the swimming and sunbathing crowds for which the beach is famous are only a part of the action here.
Long Island will celebrate Pride Month in Long Beach next weekend with a bevy of events for everyone. The weekend-long event will kick off on Friday, June 21 and run through Sunday, June Long Beach will again be hosting events for people from all over.