Is it ironic? Is it sexist?

Good afternoon everyone,

No...I'm not sleeping in these days...FC2 was under maintenance again this morning and, from what I can gather, it'll be under maintenance again on Saturday morning...

Anyway, the weather is doing whatever it wants these days...ha ha! It looks like rainy season will come to an end sometime over the weekend and Mother Nature is trying to get as much rain in as possible before then! ha ha! Every day is calling for a chance of rain between today, tomorrow and Saturday. After that, it'll be hot and sunny. Highs will be between 29C and 32C all week.

Have you heard of Megumi Igarashi? You may know her by her pseudonym-Rokude Nashiko. I think she's trying to be funky with that name, don't you?

Anyway, she's a Tokyo-based artist who has been in the news recently for making a 3D model of her vagina. She says that in Japan there is a huge gap between the acceptance of male genitalia and female...and well, the Tokyo Police have now proved her point. You see, they arrested her for distributing pornographic material...hmmm...I don't even know where to begin...

But...let's try. So, she was arrested for distributing data that could allow people to make a 3D copy of her vagina, but it's ok for comic books to portray underage sex...yep, no irony there...ha ha!

Here are some of the things she has made with the copy of her vagina...is it porn? 
vagina kayak 
Yes, this is a kayak in the shape of her vagina...


vagina landscape3 vagina landscape 


I'm not an expert, but I think it's safe to say that we've seen pictures that look way more pornographic than those at museums all over the world! Ha ha! If no one told you it was a vagina, you wouldn't even know! 
vagina art
This is a picture of the artist with some of the other items that were confiscated by the Tokyo Police...

And, to top it off, this is happening in a country where these things are not only legal, but are celebrated as festivals...
 penis festival float  
A group of women carrying a large pink...well...ahhh...yeah, it's a giant penis!
penis festival bananas
And if seeing a giant penis makes you  hungry, you can always try one of these...I'm guessing there aren't many male customers...ha ha!
penis festival
Ahhh...no comment...ha ha!
penis festival young girls 
Yep, girls dressed as 'lolita' or school girls eating candy penises....
Wait a second, maybe that's why I've stayed here for so long! Ha ha!

What is funny though, is that her arrest has made international news and she is going to make a lot of money off of it. Being arrested was the best thing that ever could have happened to her (and the worst thing the police could have done-they've given her an international platform). I think it's a great thing! 

What do you think? Is it porn? Why are there two different standards in Japan for male genitalia (which are celebrated) and female genitalia (which are always covered up)?

Have a great day!

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