The Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society [NSFW]

Posted on: June 5th, 2012 at 6:29 am by

Never was al fresco reading so sexy.

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With Moira Johnston making international headlines last month for nonchalantly walking topless through Union Square, other vocal advocates of the grassroots movement are making themselves known. At issue is a little-known state law forged in 1992 that allows women to go sans shirt anywhere men are permitted to do the same.

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We saw a Kickstarter campaign called “Topless New York” that aims to raise awareness of the twenty-year-old statute through gallery shows and pinup calendars. But what about the nascent “Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society.” Seriously. For the second year running, this bare-breasted book club is stripping down for outdoor reading events. Memorial Day was the 2012 inauguration:

The sun was shining, the mercury hit 90-plus, and half a dozen of us lit out for Central Park, to strip down to as little as the law allows and gorge ourselves on good books and good company. In the shade near Strawberry Fields, in the open sun of Sheep Meadow, we lounged and laughed and read, and even made a few converts — three young women a few yards away saw us and were bare-breasted themselves instants later. It’s a movement! A revolution! Or at least one hell of a nice way to spend a summer afternoon.

If you’re interested in joining, hit them up! The current reading list includes the following:

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