Skip to comments.Marching for right to bare breasts, women faced with sea of cameras (Portland, Maine)
Posted on 04/04/2010 12:18:31 PM PDT by Zakeet
About two dozen women took a walk down Congress Street topless Saturday, attracting a large crowd as they tried to preach that partial female nudity is not worthy of attracting a crowd.
The point of the march was that a topless woman out in public should attract no more attention than a man walking around without a shirt on, said Ty MacDowell, 20, of Westbrook, who organized Saturday's event and promoted it on Facebook.
But as the event got under way in Longfellow Square, the marchers were soon outnumbered by scores of onlookers -- mostly young men eagerly snapping away with cameras and cell phones.
MacDowell said she was surprised by the turnout of those interested less in challenging societal convention than in seeing partially undressed women.
"I'm amazed," she said, and "enraged (at) the fact that there's a wall of men watching."
MacDowell said she understood that for women, going topless in public "is not socially acceptable yet, and obviously there's going to be a reaction to something that breaks the norm."
But, she said, the picture-taking was particularly upsetting.
"A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking," she said.
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You evil Freepers are advised not to gawk at these Libtards while they challenge societal convention.
I thought I’d see this happen in Portland, OR more often than Portland, ME.
Most of them look, well, like they eat too much.
They’ve got back hams.
From the back view, some of them give me the impression that the front isn't going to be lovely, perky, attractive bosoms, but more along the lines of why women wear support garments in the first place. Just my op.
After seeing the backs, I don’t care to see the fronts.
Not exactly the Swedish bikini team, are they?
Dikes on... crack?
“I’m amazed,” she said, and “enraged (at) the fact that there’s a wall of men watching.”
Good grief .. has the woman been living in a cave ..??
If you don’t want men to watch - then cover up.
They already look like out of shape dykes just from those huge handbags, short hair and back hams.
Like to view breasts to make sure they are not belonging to BREAST BOMBERS!
Then, stay out of public view.
“Naked Lesbians” would be a good name for a band.
I’m just sayin’.
Judging the crowd, I'd say it didn't live up to its namesake today.
“”A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking,” she said. Kind of a hypocritical statement considering what tthey are doing. “
My thought exactly.
This perfectly illustrates one of the worst deficiencies found in liberals -- they are completely incapable of anticipating the consequences of their actions.
Yes Alex, I'd like to buy a clue.
This Thread is Worthless With Pictures.
You mean the same way the news media asked permission when they took photos of the caskets returning from Viet Nam? HA!
Nope, if they wanna walk around nekkid, I gits to look, thems the rulz!
Portland Maine is about a bohemian as you can get. They don’t call them Maniacs for nothing.
What does that woman on the right use to dye her hair? Red Food Dye?
Why is only the hags that do this?
Boys, don’t make me tell JimRob on all of you! :-o
< quickly averts eyes >
I’m surprised they didn’t invite Guo Feng who has real moobs to help support their cause!
From Rush's Undeniable Truths of Life, no. 24:
Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women access to the mainstream of society.
Yeah, I love it when they say, “We aren’t trying to draw attention to OURSELVES, we want to draw attention to < insert dumb issue of the day >”—puleeeeze. This attention seeking behavior has NOTHING to do with wanting justice for whatever issues they proclaim. They’re just attention prostitutes with no shame, that’s all there is to it!
I didn't click the link, I'm sure you'll understand ... but the visual I'm getting, how do they march without tripping on themselves?? ;)
When they unhooked their bras all that came to mind was “pancake batter.”
About a foot and a half. If they try to run, they get black eyes.
If you get my drift. You know that song, “Pants on the ground”?
Somethin’ like that, only not pants.< shudders >
In polite company that is called “muffin top”.
Hair seems a bit short too......hmmmmm.
I think those young ladies ought to come over here from Sweden and try the same experiment. For social study purposes only, of course. I will sacrifice some time to participate as an acute observer.
I wonder what the Portly Portland gals would think of it? I bet they’d suddenly change their attitudes about women exposing themselves...when all the cameras turn away from them!
I think it is kinda fun to watch Dykes make fools of themselves.
Same principle, I guess, about which an old girlfriend commented on about 30 years ago or so (in specific regard to a Shriners parade, if I recall):
How come most of the people that walk abound like that (nearly naked) are the ones that *SHOULDN’T?”.
What a great cause! Stuck in the 60’s.
All products of the dumbed down liberal education establishment.
look like why they wear support garments in the first place
Oh yeah. I can do with out that visual.
Does anyone else notice this thread is blank except for the photo at #22? Must be my XP O/S....
always the ugly ones.
Those women don’t realize GRAVITY WILL NOT BE THWARTED!
Women on this island often go topless. Those that do have breasts down to their knees by age 35 and it is just folds of skin by then. It isn’t pretty.
But then, the men wear gourds and it isn’t pretty either.
See, you stupid cow, there's a REASON women cover up, and it has nothing to do with patriarchal oppression!
Anyone wonder why Snowe and Collins are what they are??
“Boobs for Bama”
thanks for that...I was ready to puke when I saw those moocows try to impersonate “women”.
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