Journey World has hit again at social media customers who claimed their controversial skimpy bathers ban was a sexist assault on girls.
The Bibra Lake theme park created headlines yesterday once they posted a bather backside guideline on Fb, taking a stand towards skimpy swimwear on the family-friendly water park.
The put up went viral, with customers declaring that it solely gave the impression to be girls who had been being advised what to put on.
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“Why are all these pics feminine?!?” one individual wrote.
“Do you severely go round policing the rule as to who’s displaying an excessive amount of flesh of the gluteus?”
One other posed the query: “Why ought to I purchase a brand new bikini simply to take pleasure in my day? Bikinis look completely different on all physique sorts.”
The put up attracted greater than 6500 feedback and 900 shares.
Late final evening, Journey World moved to deal with the response.
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“Let’s not confuse the problem. This replace is about costume requirements and costume requirements solely. It isn’t gender particular,” they stated.
“We hold knowledgeable of business traits and while this was not a choice taken flippantly, it’s according to different parks nationwide. To those that have taken offence, we apologise.
“As a household pleasant venue, we really feel it’s applicable.”
The follow-up continued to attract criticism from the general public, with the problem of males being allowed to put on budgie smugglers raised as a contradiction to the ‘family-friendly’ stance.
Empire Rose designer Kath Cizeika yesterday stated the ban could be very laborious to implement.
“The development is large, it’s all over the place for Technology Z, it’s actually all they put on,” she stated.
“The quantity of influencers sporting the G-string bikini is de facto excessive. It’s so pushed by international social media — the skimpier it’s, the upper the quantity of ‘likes’.”