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1864 Cross Dressing Ordinance

St. Louis Ordinance No. 5421, 1864

Offenses Against Morals and Decency

Sec 2. Whoever shall, in this city, appear in any public place in a state of nudity, or in a dress not belonging to his or her sex, or in an indecent or lewd dress; or shall make an indecent exposure of his or her person, or be guilty of an indecent or lewd act or behavior; or shall exhibit, sell, or offer to sell, any indecent or lewd book, picture, or other thing; or shall exhibit or peform any indecent, immoral, or lewd play, or other representation, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.

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