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Tag: topless protest

  • Wednesday, October 16th 2019 - 18:24 UTC

    Women's rally in Argentina ends with attacks on churches and a “boob protest”

    Shirtless women, calling the protest a “tetazo,” or “boob-protest”, shouted slogans: “Abort your heterosexuality,” “’death to the macho’ is not a metaphor.”

    A rally happening during Argentina’s annual “National Encounter of Women” on Sunday included a topless protest (”Tetazo) against the cathedral of La Plata, the city hosting the event this year. The rally, organized by Argentina’s leading leftwing party, wasn’t officially supported by the organizers of the women’s event.

  • Thursday, January 22nd 2015 - 06:09 UTC

    Right to sunbathe topless triggers spontaneous protest in Rio beaches

    A scantily clad group of female protesters drew a heavily breathing gaggle of journalists and cell-phone wielding onlookers to the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The protest was not meant to draw attention to another corruption scandal, police killing, or unwanted hike in transit fares, rather demand women’s right to sunbathe topless, a cause that most of the onlookers appeared to support.