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10 US Cities Where It’s Legal To Be Topless [SLIDESHOW]

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If you’re wondering where you can get an even tan or join in on a Free The Nipple movement, this is the slideshow for you.

These 10 U.S. cities support equality in toplessness across all genders, although some do come with restrictions. For example, women can go topless in South Miami but only on the beach, and toplessness is only acceptable in New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

Cities that allow unrestricted toplessness (as long as no other indecent exposure rules are being broken) include Columbus, Ohio; New York City, New York; and Portland, Oregon — but that one is no surprise. Women can also be topless in Madison, Wisconsin, but I’m not sure that anyone would want to with that kind of winter.

Surprisingly, going topless in Washington, D.C. is totally acceptable. This is the same city that threw a hissy fit over women wearing sleeveless dresses on the Hill. Can you imagine what would happen if a bunch of topless women started walking around the city streets? Chaos.

Here are other cities where it’s legal to be topless.

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