"Several city officials on Tuesday sharply criticized a planned bikini contest to raise money for spaying pets, saying the "Hooters for Neuters" event was degrading to women. Hosted by the Hooters restaurant chain, the July 13 fundraiser will donate money to the spay and neuter programs at Los Angeles Animal Services.
"Are we going backward here?" said City Controller Laura Chick. "We are a city with all kinds of progressive programs that empower women and end discrimination in the workplace, and now we're being connected with a Hooters bikini contest. It isn't right."
Sexy women…neutered males. And they think that's a new idea?
"Councilwoman Jan Perry said the department's attempt to be creative in telling pet owners to sterilize their animals "crosses the line." "I was surprised and amazed with the photograph on the flier, and I don't think it projects a good image for the city of Los Angeles," Perry said."
As a former resident of California, there's only one thing I can say 'bout that...
posted by Harrison at 12:36 AM