The annual event falls on the day before Women's Equality Day and serves as a call for gender equality and a celebration of body positivity. This year's route will take marchers from the Columbus Circle area past Rockefeller Center and into Bryant Park for a rally. The march begins at 12 p. And they are reflected by obsolete, prudish ordinances in our society even today," Nadine Gary, Raelian Guide and President of GoTopless, said in a statement. Those who may feel hesitant to join Go Topless Day for fear of punishment have nothing to worry about because going topless in public in New York State is totally legal.
Take off your top to support gender equality. Go Topless Day started after the arrest of a topless activist Phoenix Feeley in , who was arrested for walking topless in public in New York. Definitely yes, it is! Go Topless Day encourages women to support gender equality and to march through Manhattan without their tops with pride. Even though toplessness is legal, police always block off the parade route for safety reasons. No matter if you are a man or a woman, join the parade, taking place on the Sunday closest to August Similar parades are held not only in Manhattan but also in Washington , D.
Note that due to the Covid scare, cities were reluctant to issue a permit for our event. It seems that society has found another item besides the female nipple to be collectively scared about. All of our events have been cancelled except for 3 in Canada. Click on each of the 3 cities below to find out the time and location:.