The children were a little embarrassed at the sight — but Buchanan told them they shouldn’t treat her differently because she was a woman.
After getting wind of what Buchanan had thought was an innocent encounter, they filed criminal charges against the 27-year-old West Valley City woman.
If convicted, Buchanan could land in jail and stay on the sex offender registry for the next 10 years.
Buchanan faces criminal penalties for being shirtless in her own home, Richards argues, while her husband was also in the same state of undress and is not charged.
In these past eight months since she was charged, Buchanan has had the case looming in the back of her mind.
A teachable moment on body positivity and acceptance to her stepchildren resulted in a lewdness charge for Tilli Buchanan.
It’s still not something that’s discussed within their family, and Buchanan said they’ve shielded their children from the criminal case. »