National Free Your Breasts Day! June 20, 2012

1,2,3-GO! Bras in the fire and chant with me! No more bras! Come on now! No more bras! Okay. Alright. Just having a little fun with folk. This is all to bring up an interesting–perhaps even disturbing–fact for my quasi and hardcore feminists out there. Some of you may need to strap on a ventilator for this tidbit of shocking news. Are you sitting down? OK–good. Did you know there was supposedly never an Olympic sized event in the sixties wherein dozens, upon dozens, of women liberated their formerly captive breasts from their bras in a frenzy of bra burning glory? Nope. Never really happened the way the press said it. Apparently the myth of burning of bras, nylons, girdles and other constricting clothing the male power culture foisted on subjugated women, was symbolically tossed in a trash can to protest the Miss America Contest in 1968. Symbolically. Nothing nearly as epic as the overblown images in many of our minds. Just a brief fire and some unfortunately floppy-breasted women. However, ladies, this fact NO LONGER HAS TO BE TRUE! We can all burn our bras AND FREE OUR BREASTS! It doesn’t even have to be political. Let’s leave the politics of clothes behind, ladies. We have all been influenced in one way or another by something or someone. So let’s not fall into that small-minded line of thinking. I’m picking a day: June 20, 2012. It’s the summer solstice. A good day to do something special. I’m daring you to FREE YOUR BREASTS! Hell–I already have…


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Powder Girl believes powerful women rock! Powderful girls are everywhere. My mission is to find you and show the rest of the world have fabulous you are!
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4 Responses to National Free Your Breasts Day! June 20, 2012

  1. Author Shauna says:

    Oh darn, I missed the date. lol. Love your blog. Very empowering.

  2. 14hopper14 says:

    “…unfortunately floppy-breasted women.” Hey, I resemble that remark!! Braless for 40+ years!

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