Italy opens first women-only beach

Woman only beachItaly has opened its first women-only beach, away from the prying eyes and wandering hands of the country’s notoriously lascivious men.

The beach at the resort of Riccione, on the Adriatic coast, is also closed to children, with mothers encouraged to leave their offspring with their father or grandparents.

Signs at the entrance to Beach 134 say “No Men”. One sign depicts a macho-looking man in a bathing costume apparently ready with his next chat-up line. But he has a diagonal line across his torso, in a manner similar to signs saying “No Dogs”. Ironically, dogs are allowed on the “Pink Beach”.

“This is not a lesbian beach,” Fausto Ravaglia, the businessman behind the idea to ban men, said. “It is simply for women to be themselves.”

Fausto Ravaglia, the owner of the beach and the businessman behind the idea to ban men, said: "The lifeguard must be a man. You clearly need a man to save women in the sea. It’s a question of muscles."

Calling it a "beach harem", Italian newspaper La Stampa said the woman-only beach reflected a growing demand for female rights in Italy.

Source: Times Online & Telegraph
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Ronnie said…
I think this is a sad world we live to see Italy having a women's only beach and no men allowed. I don't care what excuses they make saying the reason for this is son women can be themselves that is b.S. they just hate men in general. If they made a men's only beach they would want to banned that rule cause the world is always on women's side. Stop discriminating against men how sexest can people be. And they always talk about women's rights knowing good and well that women already have too many rights as it is also they go on and on saying that men should respect women, that is another way of saying that men should bow down to women which is something i would never do no matter how fine and pretty she is. i just hope America or any other country doesn't get influnce by what italy is doing cause it's just sad.