Topless on Yonge

Topless on Yonge

(Toronto, 1969)

Yonge Street, among all things, has also been a site for discussing the morality of women’s bodies. Zanzibar, not surprisingly, started a whole discussion around what constitutes moral when it started staging women topless. Te tension existed before, and it will exist in the future. It is in this historical tension that Ryerson is entering.


About Ryerson On Yonge

A course in the Faculty of Arts, we have been studying the history of the neighbourhood around Yonge and Dundas, and Ryerson campus, in order to consider the social context and cultural importance of the new Student Learning Centre, which will occupy 341 through 355 Yonge Street. This blog is not an official Ryerson publication, and is a student-composed analysis of campus and its neighbourhood.
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  1. Pingback: Covering Up: Censoring Sexualised Bodies in the Yonge-Dundas Area. | Ryerson On Yonge

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