MOSCOW, December 12 (Sputnik) – UK pornography regulations face opposition as demonstrators gather outside the Parliament with slogans and mass face-sitting, reports The Guardian.
The demonstration follows the recent changes to UK pornography regulations and banning of certain sex acts that according to government are immoral.
Charlotte Rose organizer of the protest called the restrictions “ludicrous” and said they were a threat to freedom of expression.
“There are activities on that list that may be deemed sexist, but it’s not just about sexism, it’s about censorship. What the government is doing is taking our personal liberties away without our permissions,” she said.
Mistress Absolute, 39, a professional dominatrix and fetish promoter together with her friend Neil Rushton find the law restrictive.
“I felt that this was the beginning of something to creep into my sexual freedom and sexual preferences. This is a gateway to other laws being snuck in.”
“They’re very sexist laws. These are much geared towards women’s enjoyment as opposed to men’s, “ Rushton added.
According to a spokesperson for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) the legislation provides the same level of protection to online content that prevails on the market in relation to the sale of physical DVDs.
The protesters chanted: “What do we want? Face-sitting! When do we want it? Now!”
Participants wearing gimp masks used mats and blankets to act out face-sitting, reports The Guardian.