GoTopless, a prominent women’s rights organization, is preparing to host its 16th annual GoTopless Day on August 26, celebrating Women’s Equality Day in New York City. This event serves as a planetary symbol for topless rights and aims to promote gender equality in the context of public toplessness. Similar events are also scheduled in major cities across the globe, as announced by GoTopless.
Date and Time: August 26, 2023, 1:00 PM
March Route: W58th St. between 8th and 9th Ave.
Culmination: Inspirational speeches in Bryant Park at 2:00 PM
Global Participation: Similar events in major cities worldwide
Entertainment: NYC Triad Bass Band, music, and festivities
Visual Symbolism: Colossal balloon representing the movement’s message
The 16th annual GoTopless Day celebration is a testament to the ongoing fight for gender equality and individual freedom. Through vibrant marches, speeches, and global participation, the event aims to raise awareness about topless discrimination and promote a more inclusive and equitable world.
GoTopless March: The centerpiece of the celebration is the GoTopless March, which will be led by the New York City police. Thousands of participants are expected to take part, marching through the city streets as a powerful demonstration of their commitment to equal gender topless rights.
Global Participation: In addition to the New York City event, similar gatherings are set to occur in various major cities worldwide. These events will stand in solidarity with the movement’s goals and contribute to the global conversation on gender equality and individual freedom.
Historical Symbolism: The event is symbolically tied to August 26, the day when women gained the right to vote in 1920, marking a significant milestone in gender equality. This alignment underscores the importance of equal rights for all genders and the ongoing struggle to challenge societal norms.
Keynote Speeches: The celebration will culminate with inspirational speeches in Bryant Park, focusing on the profound cultural impact of advocating for topless equality. Leaders and activists will address the crowd, highlighting the progress made and the work that still lies ahead.
Music and Joy: The event promises a vibrant atmosphere filled with music, joy, and fun. The NYC Triad Bass Band will provide musical entertainment, creating an uplifting and celebratory ambiance.
Symbolic Balloon: As an artistic and symbolic gesture, a colossal balloon shaped like a pair of breasts will grace the New York City skyline during the event. This balloon serves as a visual representation of the movement’s message and goals.
“Our aim is to establish equal gender topless rights globally. We strive to liberate women’s nipples from societal constraints.” - Nadine Gary, GoTopless President.
“Enforcing equal topless rights stands as a fundamental pillar of gender parity.” - Nadine Gary.
“As long as men are allowed to be topless in public, women should have the same constitutional right.” - Maitreya Rael, Founder of GoTopless and the Raelian Movement.