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Published:April 5th, 2010 08:37 EST
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Women Hold Topless March In Maine

By Robert Paul Reyes


"About two dozen women marched topless from Longfellow Square to Tommy`s Park this afternoon in an effort to erase what they see as a double standard on male and female nudity.

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The women, preceded and followed by several hundred boisterous and mostly male onlookers, many of them carrying cameras, stayed on the sidewalk because they hadn`t obtained a demonstration permit to walk in the street. About a thousand people gathered as the march passed through Monument Square, a mix of demonstrators, supporters, onlookers and those just out enjoying a warm and sunny early-spring day." Read More

Forget Easter egg hunts and boring sermons, I hope the topless march becomes an Easter tradition.

The organizer said that the point of the march was that a topless woman shouldn`t attract any more attention than a man who walks around sans shirt. Her glorious topless march proved just the opposite, there wouldn`t have been hundreds of onlookers if a bunch of guys marched shirtless.

In Maine it`s not illegal for a lady to be topless in public, so I fail to see the point of the march. But who cares if the demonstration was pointless, no dude is going to complain about a topless march.

If the organizers were also trying to de-sexualize and demystify breasts, they must be smoking some really good stuff. Sorry ladies, but dudes will always stare at a pretty topless woman.

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