The Theft of the McIver Ladies Baths

A century-old women-only swimming pool in Australia has been bullied into opening its doors to males. The McIver Ladies Baths is in the beautiful Sydney suburb of Coogee. It was built in 1886 and has been for the exclusive use of women and children ever since. Screened from view by its cliff-foot location, the pool provides the perfect place for women to swim and sunbathe in peace and safety, free from male interest and male eyes.

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