A photo exhibit of gay men was stopped in Gothenburg World Culture Museum, due to risk of “Swedish Muslims being forced into a defensive position”:
This happened after several meetings with religious leaders and LGBT opponents, all heterosexual men, who were negative towards the exhibition.
The idea for the exhibition already hatched in 2007 by the newly appointed head of the museum, Margareta Alin.
– I had heard about Ohlson Wallin’s plans by another photographer and I thought it sounded like a great idea, “she told GT.
Everything was hunky-dory as long Alin was head of the museum. But it was when she retired that something happening.