[UPDATE]: Nude Resort in Palm Springs Sues in OC to Protect No-Kids Policy

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UPDATE: A lawyer representing The Desert Sun Resort in Palm Springs has requested dismissal of the establishment's lawsuit.

Original 3-23-2012 post: Orange County's Elizabeth and John Young bought one of the premier Palm Springs nudist resorts in 2008 and, given obviously valid worries about pedophiles, thought they were doing the right thing three years later when they instituted a "no kids" policy.
 
But last month a lawyer sent the Youngs a letter threatening a lawsuit on behalf of anonymous individuals demanding financial damages if they insisted on enforcing the "no-kids" and "couples-only day pass" policy at their Desert Sun Resort.

Attempts by the Youngs' lawyers to get the law firm of Slovak Baron & Empey LLP to reveal the identities of their clients and to describe the specific instances of alleged discrimination weren't successful.

And now we have what may be the first preemptive lawsuit in the history of American nudist resorts. That's right. The Youngs felt they had no choice but to file their lawsuit this week in Orange County Superior Court.

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Desert Sun Resort should institute a "no asshole lawyers" policy, huh?
Thomas A. Vogele, the couple's lawyer, is asking Judge Linda S. Marks to declare the resort's no kid and couple only day pass policies is in alignment with California's Unruh Civil Rights Act.

Slovak Baron & Empey have not yet filed a formal response to the lawsuit.

The Desert Sun Resort owners claim they hosts approximately 10,000 nudists annually. Though not required, guests are allowed to be nude at the resort's bar, restaurant, three swimming pools, tennis courts, fire pits and relaxation areas. Public sexual or aggressive behavior is strictly prohibited, according to resort rules.

Though most visitors are "middle aged couples seeking a quiet vacation," the resort says it doesn't discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Stay tuned on this one.

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threedtravel
threedtravel

I grew up and even learned to swim in a nudist resort/ campground.  The nudist lifestyle, back in the sixties, seemed to be a more family centered simpler time.  I can understand the thinking of the owners of this resort.  We live in a litigious society and, unfortunately, it seems we also live in a time that pedophiles, with the advent of digital photography, have become more prevalent.  So, for their own protection, the owners have tried to be proactive and remove the possibility of any children becoming victims of child molesters or traders of child pornography.  Sadly, as with many things today, times and attitudes have changed.  What was once touted a family oriented atmosphere, has, necessarily, become an adults only situation.


bluemanlaughing
bluemanlaughing

Naked or not, I don't want to deal with your loud, obnoxious, selfish little hellspawn.  Keep 'em at home, because nobody likes your kids but you.  Well, you and pedophiles.  The rest of us don't want to be bothered.

coralmoody
coralmoody

Probably some "Mightier Than Thou" Mrs Jessop who wants to stick her beak in everyones business and still goes to church on Sunday so as to portray the good Christian. Doesn't want "Those perverts round here" Yet wants to complain and push for public rights against discrimination towards children, just because they've implemented a "no kids" policy.Plenty of places family's can go with the kids, why do that want to go to the nudist resort? To gossip that's why, they love the drama and create it if need be.

ladyofargonne
ladyofargonne

I don't think this suit is about children at all. Either it's an attempt to put the nudist colony out of business or someone is just being a jerk.

Greendogo
Greendogo

Some families have raised their kids going to nudist camps every year - some even live in nudist colonies.  It's not a pedophile thing; it's a lifestyle choice.  You don't have room to judge the parents as long as they are insuring the safety of their children in these environments.

allahmuhammed6969
allahmuhammed6969

Not really a surprise since gay couples with adopted children like exposing their kids to adult genitalia. I think it's sick and disgusting. Children aren't allowed into movies showing adult genitalia, why would these people think it's appropriate for them to see the real thing? On top of that why would you expose your naked underage daughters and sons to pervy adults that get off checking them out? You don't think there's a danger that they could get touched inappropriately in the restrooms?

 

sisto.leal
sisto.leal

WTF,What kind of Parents are these?Why would you want your "Child" running around nude in front of a bunch of strangers?This is baffling! The authorities should look further into this case & run a background check on the individuals who filed this "Lawsuit"!!

cpmondello
cpmondello

its another one of those "i want special rights" family values folks that believes god made them more important that every one else. its like when u have a job, and u dont do what u got hired for because you say your god told u not to....you should be fired. i hate conservative christians who always run around complaining when minorities want just equal rights when it is them who always want special rights whole saying all minorities do.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

If adults never got nude ... there would be no children.

 

hth.

Peter
Peter

I wonder if it was Kids , or kids who pressured their parents into starting the suit. That would an interesting twist :) 

Cyclops
Cyclops

The people (or individual person) may be suing over the "couples" day pass requirement. As in it descriminates against single people that may want to use the resort... (to gaze at others to the point of creepyness and use thier hidden camera to take photos no doubt)

Tim Underwood
Tim Underwood

What kind of parents want to bring their kids to a place surrounded by naked adults so badly that they sue, or is it just some pedophile upset he can't bring his date?

pretap
pretap

I HOPE THEY WIN, AS APPARENTLY THOSE FILING 'FOR' CHILDREN BEING ALLOWED, COULD VERY WELL BE 'PEDOPHILES' THEMSELVES ("NOTHING NEW ABOUT SEEING ADULTS IN THE BUFF", BUT FOLLOWING CHILDREN INTO SHOWERS, ETC. WOULD BE A TOTALLY DIFFERENT AND SICK STORY.). WATCH WHAT'S COMING FOLKS, THIS IS ONLY THE 'BEGINNING'.

MourningEve
MourningEve

It seems that pa-runts insist upon bringing their brats everywhere but to school and to get a vaccination these days!

Doc Johnson
Doc Johnson

That photo is usually the opposite of what nude beach goers look like, unfortunately.

Doc Johnson

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The Desert Sun Resort is one of the very popular nude resort around this world. There is no any child is allow on this resort. Wish i will visit on this resort.

909Jeff
909Jeff

Good for them! They should have the right to operate their private business how they want to! 

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thejokerlies
thejokerlies

@Greendogo----Don't be naive.  You do realize there are pedophiles looking at your kids because of your "lifestyle choice," right?!  Unfortunately, these kids have no choice in the matter.  I really think it's totally irresponsible to expose kids to things like this (and literally expose them, as well).  They can decide for themselves when they turn 18, until then, keep them safe, innocent, and at home.

allahmuhammed6969
allahmuhammed6969

All the hateful gays are coming out of the closet! In this age of Jerry Sandusky, what parent in their right mind would put their children in the presence of nude adult strangers with their genitalia exposed while also parading their naked children for all the world to see? I understand that it's the thing to do in gay homes with adopted children, but it's time we take a stand against these perverts and their crimes against nature. I can hardly believe there are people that actually defend these sick and disgusting practices. I guess NAMBLA is alive and well in Orange County.

mikeinsf
mikeinsf

 @allahmuhammed6969 You are utterly devoid of intelligence. Which is it, huh? The pervy gays who want their kids to see genitalia, or is it little girls who have to worry about straight men with lecherous eyes and grabby hands. Holy cow you're an ignorant, hateful person.

NotAfanOfMuhammed69
NotAfanOfMuhammed69

 @allahmuhammed6969 You are an idiot.  Your proof of this stupid statement?  Perhaps I should reply that Muslims "with adopted children like exposing their kids to adult genitalia".  Probably true.  Probably Allah insists.

 

Of course, I don't believe a word of the insult I just hurled, but people like you need to be annoyed.

dagobarbz
dagobarbz

 Once the kids reach 18, pu-runts become payrents.

dagobarbz
dagobarbz

Gotta wonder too, where'd that ocean behind them come from out there in the desert?

Beavis
Beavis

Heh heh! You said 'private'.

STEVEKNOWSBEST
STEVEKNOWSBEST

Allah is Fictional, oil is real, get with the program!!

909Jeff
909Jeff

I'm just stoked that we get to see boobies in that pic and that it was strategically cropped to not show the twig and berries. 

mikeinsf
mikeinsf

I'm preferential to the twig 'n berries meself.

dagobarbz
dagobarbz

 LOL inorite? Lawd help you if you're a birdwatcher and wind up in a discussion about great tits and blue-footed boobies!

MourningEve
MourningEve

I went to the Galapagos, and got teased about "boobies" for weeks!

MourningEve
MourningEve

 Guess who shows up at the nudist camp complaining about how too much sun ruins one's complexion, and then critiques everyone's haircuts.

dagobarbz
dagobarbz

 Is that a bible in your pocket, or are you just unhappy to see us have fun?

dagobarbz
dagobarbz

 What a rip-off! I can see boobies any time I want, in my mirror. Gotta go out for twigs n' berries.

909Jeff
909Jeff

Do you ever have any fun or are you a wet blanket all the time? 

Jqt
Jqt

What a couple of juveniles. 909Jeff's first comment was on the money then his 14 yo brain kicked in. As for Beavis, it's obvious

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