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Church fed my melancholy with its confusing and contradictory laws, but it also brought joy and gave me the sense of being tethered to, and protected by, a loving source.
When I was around 10 years old, I began to notice that Father Charlie had curious hands. Had my perception of his touching changed as I’d matured? He was a priest after all, and so it followed, in my young mind, that he was innocent and naive.
so clad as to offend against public decency or order,” which isn’t completely clear.
It does, however, appear to preclude a defence where an otherwise naked person could argue they weren’t legally “nude” because they were wearing socks.
In its decision, the court noted that her act was not done for sexual gratification and overall did no harm to the community.
A 1978 skinny-dipping conviction was also quashed in Saskatchewan, after three men were spotted swimming nude at a secluded lake.
They wouldn’t rest on a young girl’s shoulder, but encircle her waist or creep up her back, or touch the hair around her collarbone or at the back of her neck. I was in the hallway with one of my Grade 5 classmates when Father Charlie appeared one day, spreading his arms to embrace us as he’d done since we were small children.
He complimented my friend, an early bloomer, on her shamrock-patterned T-shirt as I seethed with envy.
Author Lori Lansens, pictured at her home in California.
Chatham, Ontario, Canada, where I was born and raised, was a terminus on the Underground Railroad, the final destination for escaped slaves from the American South, and, along with nearby Buxton, the inspiration for the setting of my first novel.