according to Swedish newspaper Queer.de.The effigy sparked a backlash, with one resident filing a criminal complaint against the town.
Master of ceremonies Christian Weiss has insisted this was not an attack on any one person, but rather a statement against ‘rampant narcissistic hypersensitivity and the pathological lack of humor’.
Horrific pictures show what can happen after touching 'UK's most dangerous plant'Human remains found in search for journalist in Brazil after 'suspect confesses'Hunt for cruel dog owner filmed dragging puppy along on its stomachWeiss said that the intention was to focus on a current event but they felt that anything about the pandemic or war in Ukraine would be too sad and Sechseläuten is supposed to be ‘happy and fun’.
Instead, organisers of the ceremony chose gender and diversity – burning a figur of a transgender woman instead. ‘When (wind) blew up the Böögg’s skirt, many spectators grinned,’ Weiss said.