No Boys Allowed: Behold, Women-Only Parking Spots
It's South Korea's attempt to make parking more female-friendly
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted May 29, 2014 3:25 PM CDT
Updated Jun 1, 2014 10:31 AM CDT
Someone in South Korea has apparently decided that women-only parking spaces should be a thing.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – This is apparently not a bad joke: South Korea is unveiling the female-only parking spot, according to reports at the Independent and NBC. The lowdown: Seoul is looking to become more "woman-friendly" via initiatives like the extra-wide, extra-long, bright pink parking spots. In case that's not obvious or patronizing enough for those of the female-and-driving persuasion, the spots will be marked with a pink-and-skirted female logo. On the (literally) bright side, the Huffington Post notes that they'll be well-lighted and closer to elevators. Oh, and for the record, this is not the first time this has happened.

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Tom Maker
Jun 2, 2014 9:29 AM CDT
Funny how women whine about not getting their way....then they get their way and they whine about it too!! I am a girl and wear high heels, I should not have to walk so far....I am a girl and it is windy and I don't want to mess my hair....I need to park closer....I am a woman and am afraid of men so I need to park closer......OK, here you hoo, now I look weak and silly because I got my way!!!
Jun 2, 2014 3:48 AM CDT
We'll have the same thing here in the US if Hilary Clinton ever becomes president.
Lou Bernardo
Jun 1, 2014 2:35 PM CDT
Why not? We already have seas of cripple parking spots in out malls, though few are really for cripples. Most are occupied by the too fat to walk gang.