parade staged in New York - 24th August 2015
put on a very different kind of Sunday matinee - bare-chested
women and men parading through midtown Manhattan.
GoTopless Pride Parade took to the streets of New
York to counter critics of topless tip-seekers in
bare-breasted is legal in New York.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and police Commissioner Bill
Bratton say the body-painted women who pose for photos
with tourists are a 'nuisance'.
York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the practice hearkens
to the pornographic 'bad old Times Square' of the
parade in Manhattan was among dozens staged in about
60 cities for worldwide GoTopless Day.
spokeswoman Rachel Jessee says protesters are calling
gender equality when it comes to baring one's chest.