Friday Photo: Sex theme park opens in China

Visitors try to get a glimpse of ‘Love Land’, billed as China’s first-ever sex theme park, in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on May 15, 2009. The sex theme park is slated to open in October, but detractors hope the project will never see the light of day, as the exhibits of naked human sculptures, giant ...

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Visitors try to get a glimpse of "Love Land", billed as China's first-ever sex theme park, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on May 15, 2009. The sex theme park is slated to open in October, but detractors hope the project will never see the light of day, as the exhibits of naked human sculptures, giant genitals and boasts a sex technique workshop is stirring up howls of protest. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Visitors try to get a glimpse of 'Love Land', billed as China's first-ever sex theme park, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on May 15, 2009. The sex theme park is slated to open in October, but detractors hope the project will never see the light of day, as the exhibits of naked human sculptures, giant genitals and boasts a sex technique workshop is stirring up howls of protest.

Visitors try to get a glimpse of ‘Love Land’, billed as China’s first-ever sex theme park, in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on May 15, 2009. The sex theme park is slated to open in October, but detractors hope the project will never see the light of day, as the exhibits of naked human sculptures, giant genitals and boasts a sex technique workshop is stirring up howls of protest.

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