Go Topless Day Date in the current year: August 28, 2016

Go Topless Day Go Topless Day is a special event, encouraging all women around the world to go topless, thus support their rights on gender-equality grounds. It's annually organized on the nearest Sunday to August 26.

On August 26, 1920 American women earned their right to vote on the basis of gender equality. In 1971 Congress of the USA recognized August 26 as Women's Equality Day. In 2007 the American organization in Nevada founded Go Topless Day as an annual event to encourage women to go topless in public. All men, who support this event, should cover their chest by brassieres or bikinis.

The event soon spread around the world, the first observance outside the USA was organized in Canada. However, the date differed from the American. Nowadays special events are organized in North and South Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. The event may vary from a special “boob” shaped dinner to a march. All women and men, who want to participate, may join the event organized by the organization or register their own. In order to omit the conflicts with the police the activists should known the topless status of their state and city.

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