Topless beaches now legal on Nantucket
(CNN) — It is now legal for women — and men — to be topless at beaches on the popular vacation island of Nantucket, off the coast of Massachusetts.
Earlier this year, a local-led “Gender Equality on Beaches” campaign proposed a bylaw amendment that would make it legal for anyone of any gender to go nude from the waist up while on a beach on the island.
Although Nantucket voters had already voted yes on the proposed bylaw in May, the decision became official when Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey approved it on December 6.
Under the previous law, women