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German town invites male drivers to park between a naked woman’s legs

by | 19th, August 2015

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The “men’s parking space” invites drivers to park between “Steep mountains, moist valleys”. The “Männerparkplatz” in the Black Forest town of Triberg  is just a joke, says  Triberg Mayor Dr. Gallus Strobel claims.

But gender equality activists in Baden-Württemberg are not l,aughing. They say:

“This type of sexist advertising, which uses a woman’s naked body to grab attention and suggests women are a sexual commodity, is both misogynistic and inhuman.”

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Mayor Strobel responds:

“It’s a matter of artistic freedom. Art is allowed to provoke people, and should do so.”

 

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As we Mr Strobel browses the ‘art collection’ on the top shelf of his local newsagents

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