WA theme park Journey World has been slammed after posting a controversial picture advising individuals to put on much less revealing swimwear.
The image, which was posted to the park’s Fb web page, reveals a sequence of what some customers have identified to be girls’s bikini bottoms.
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Some are deemed to be applicable and others inappropriate in a transfer that has been slammed by people on Fb who’ve expressed their disdain in what they imagine to be double requirements.
Many argue that the theme park’s determination to spotlight what seems to be girls’s swimming apparel is unfair, inappropriate and one thing that will likely be extremely exhausting to police.
The favored theme park posted the picture to their Fb on Thursday. Credit score: Journey World/Fb
“Did not realise a little bit of bum cheek would traumatise a toddler, however by some means sticking them on a curler coaster will not,” one particular person wrote.
“I’d by no means be caught useless in full temporary bottoms as a result of they’re not flattering on all physique varieties and I actually don’t like being informed what I can and might’t put on,” one other added.
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Followers of the park additionally expressed their disappointment with what they thought was a backwards transfer on physique confidence.
“Are you going to ban breastfeeding as properly? Telling girls to cowl up how progressive of you,” one fan stated.
“I assumed, as a society, we had been getting extra progressive and accepting of the human physique, slightly than be shamed for it,” one other added.
7NEWS.com.au contacted the park for remark however had not obtained a response on the time of publication.
In a press release posted to Fb nonetheless, the park acknowledged that the put up had “prompted a big quantity of debate” however denied it was “gender particular”.
“Journey world is a household pleasant theme park,” the assertion stated.
The park has stated the picture is not ‘gender-specific’. Credit score: Journey World/Fb
“We hold knowledgeable of trade traits and while this was not a choice taken evenly, it’s in keeping with different parks nationwide. Tot hose who’ve taken offence, we apologise. We aren’t the primary park in Australia to replace their costume requirements on the topic, nor are we the one venue in WA that has addressed the matter with an analogous coverage.”