“I am offering my male genitals (full penis, testes, scrotum) as a meal for 100,000 yen … Will prepare and cook as the buyer requests,” tweeted artist Mao Sugiyama, causing a bit of a media firestorm. And so, raise awareness for sexual minorities, x-gender and asexual people, Mao had his gentials surgically removed, sautéed and served to a swank Tokyo banquet of guests.
Now guess what he was charged with, two months later. Mao was very careful not to break any laws — specifically “a ban on organ sales, processing of medical waste and food sanitation requirements” — but… he now faces two years in jail and a fine of $32,000 for indecent exposure, which, in Japan, includes displaying obscene objects. That is hardly fair.
Now then. Here they are [NSFW]: