It’s too bad some blokes had the gall to ogle these bare-breasted human rights battlers

April 5, 2010

The battle for gender equality ...alas, the Maine Sunday Telegram went behind the lines for its photographs.

According to news reports from Portland, Maine, about two dozen women marched topless from the city’s Longfellow Square to Tommy’s Park at the weekend.

Their purpose was to erase what they see as a double standard on male and female nudity.

They were promoting the freedom of women to be topless in public.

About two dozen women drew a crowd of onlookers when they shed their shirts and marched downtown in Maine’s largest city to promote what they call equal-opportunity public toplessness.

Organizer Ty MacDowell said the point of Saturday’s march in Portland was that a topless woman out in public shouldn’t attract any more attention than a man who walks around without a shirt.

Maybe she shouldn’t. But it’s odds on she will.

Maybe it’s got something to do with hormones.
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