"Free your breasts, free your mind!" was the rallying cry at GoTopless.org's first annual international Go Topless Pride Parade. The NYC event, organized by fire dancer Rachel Jessee, began at Columbus Circle and passed through Times Square to end at Bryant Park with an after party at Brooklyn's Boob-themed bar, Boobie Trap.
Rael, a spiritual leader who apparently was abducted by UFO's, founded GoTopless.org which has been celebrating 'Go Topless Day' on the Sunday before Women's Equality Day since 2007. The goal of the movement is to make known that women have the same constitutional right as men to walk in public bare-chested.
Free The Nipple is a film, an equality movement, and a mission to empower women across the world. We stand against female oppression and censorship, both in the United States and around the globe. Today, in the USA it is effectively ILLEGAL for a woman to be topless, breastfeeding included, in 35 states. In less tolerant places like Louisiana, an exposed nipple can take a woman to jail for up to three years and cost $2,500 in fines...
"There’s nothing more empowering for a woman than to free her body from the shackles of repression," Jesse said. “Freeing her body allows her to free her mind as well, and also to mend her self-image and self-esteem."
The large scale topless awareness event was held despite the organization’s goal to make female toplessness “a non-event.”
Scout LaRue Willis has walked the streets of New York City topless and posted the images on Twitter in protest at Instagram's "no-nipple" policy. The actress and daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore... Read the rest at DigitalSpy
Given the social and legal arguments for allowing women to go topless in public, what do you think; should women be allowed to freely walk bare-chested just as men can?
Women all around the world will be getting something off their chest on Sunday: Mainly their tops.
Aug. 24 marks Go Topless Day, a 24-hour period where women (and men) are encouraged to bare...
Voice your opinion with another quirky Man's Marbles poll;
Lawmakers imposing laws against female toplessness
GoTopless.org for fighting for 'bare-chested' equality
Men for drooling over every breast they see
Boobs in general
At the end of the video, you will see some nude body painting similar to Andy Golub's work in Times Square.