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What Is Go-Topless Day?

Dozens of semi-nude women gave the New Yorkers an eyeful on August 23rd when they bared their boobs in Central Park as part of "National Go-Topless Day."

With Chaka Khan's "I'm Every Woman" blaring from speakers and chants of "free your breasts, free your mind," the troupe of bare-breasted women paraded along Central Park South.

"We're all here for the same reason - to allow women to be free in the park like men," organizer Sylvie Chabot, 54, of Montreal, told the crowd at a midday rally at Columbus Circle.

New York is the only state in the country where women can be topless legally, after a 1992 ruling in the state's highest court. That means any woman can walk around the city at any time with no shirt on.

Topless events took place across the country, from Los Angeles to Columbus, Ohio.

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