DENVER – Lots of of topless men and women will march down the sixteenth St. Mall in Denver to advertise topless equality through the 2017 Go Topless Day Parade happening this Saturday.
Organizers stated the march will search “to enhance relations between the sexes in the united statesand scale back objectification by reminding America that whereas nudity and sexuality can overlap, they are not the identical factor.”
The march will even function a chance to point out that women and men “can embrace topless equality whereas selling respect and wholesome boundaries,” in line with the occasion’s Fb web page.
The meet up will start on the Bannock Road finish of Civic Middle Park, close to the nook of Colfax and Broadway, beginning at eleven a.m.
The march down the sixteenth Road Mall and again will start at 1:30 p.m.
A worldwide occasion
Go Topless Day parades are happening in over forty cities the world over – from Burkina Faso in Africa to Valparaiso in Chile, based on the group’s web site. Over 20 occasions are scheduled to happen in america alone.
“It is just logical that GoTopless Day protests (or celebrations relying on the authorized standing of your metropolis) would fall on Ladies’s Equality Day because the proper to go topless for ladies is predicated on gender equality as their proper to vote as soon as was,” a press launch of the occasion states.
Colorado’s battle for feminine toplessness
Whereas feminine toplessness isn’t banned in Denver, cities like Fort Collins are nonetheless preventing to finish the ban on toplessness after the town stated it was planning to attraction a federal decide’s determination to briefly halt enforcement of its ban on ladies going topless.
The Denver march, which has been happening annually round this time because it began again in 2013, noticed ten occasions extra individuals in 2016 than the yr prior, in line with organizers.