London’s new Muslim mayor to ban ‘body shaming’ ads with sexy women on public transport

London’s new Muslim mayor to ban ‘body shaming’ ads with sexy women on public transport
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. (Image: Screen grab of BBC video, YouTube)

[Ed. – The P.C. terrors of today’s brainwashed younger Westerners are such a convenience for introducing dhimmitude.]

Sadiq Khan, London’s first Muslim mayor, announced Monday that “body shaming” advertisements will no longer be allowed in London’s public transport.

“As the father of two teenage girls, I am extremely concerned about this kind of advertising which can demean people, particularly women, and make them ashamed of their bodies. It is high time it came to an end,” Khan said. …

Khan was not clear in what would determine which ads would be banned, as it doesn’t include all images of people in underwear or swimming clothes. Most underwear and bikini models though can be assumed to have non-average bodies.

There was a petition with over 70,000 on Change.org opposing an advertisement with women in a bikini that asked “are you beach body ready?” The petition said, “Protein World is directly targeting individuals, aiming to make them feel physically inferior to the unrealistic* body image of the bronzed model, in order to sell their product.”

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