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Ultra Tune: out of tune on sexism

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Car parts and service chain Ultra Tune are facing a flood of complaints on social media in response to its sexist ‘We’re into rubber’ TV commercial. The BDSM themed ad for car tyres depicts two rubber-clad dominatrix women brandishing a whip and feigning sexual arousal … Read More

Take Action against Child Beauty Pageants

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Girls as young as five years old are made to undergo ‘beauty’ treatments like waxing, tanning, even botox. They’re told to ‘flirt’ with the judges and be sexy. That’s the world of US “Universal Royalty Child Beauty Pageant” – and on August 2nd they want … Read More

The Sex Factor: Mainstreaming and normalising the abuse and exploitation of women

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The Sex Factor is a new reality TV program where contestants compete for the chance to become a porn star. It will be shown exclusively online. The Sex Factor is setting to profit from the mainstreaming of pornography and legitimising it as an attractive career … Read More

A Wicked Victory

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People power forces Wicked Campers to withdraw misogynistic marketing Wicked Campers withdraws sexist slogans from vans after 110,000-strong change.org petition; petition starter Paula Orbea says it’s a “people powered win against sexism” The campervan company at the centre of a people-powered revolt over sexist van … Read More

“I am a little girl and I am not a slut”: Anti Wicked Camper campaign takes off

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Thousands support Sydney mother’s petition against misogynistic Wicked Campers. Wicked Campers are known for their campervans emblazoned with sexist and demeaning slogans.We’ve written about them before. One of our supporters, blogger and activist Paula Orbea, decided she had had enough after her young daughter was … Read More

Will you help support our inspiring young activist Talitha Stone to empower young people?

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Collective Shout activist Talitha Stone, 25, recently made headlines across Australia and internationally for leading the campaign against US rapper, Tyler the Creator, whose lyrics glorify violence against women. Talitha asked why the Australian Government had a national plan of action to reduce violence against … Read More

Fresh One under fire for pornographic coffee ads

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Facebook users criticise coffee company for ‘outdated’ and ‘misogynistic’ advertising UPDATE! Coffee bean distributor roasted over porn-inspired ads takes down Facebook page via Smart Company Last week one of our supporters, Rachel, contacted us regarding Perth-based coffee company Fresh One’s Facebook page, full of sexist and … Read More

Collective Shout activists hijack sexist and objectifying Schick competition

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Schick For Men criticised for using sexual objectification of women to sell razors Last week Lucy, one of our supporters, alerted us to Schick For Men’s sexist and objectifying new commercial and competition. The commercial depicted a young woman ripping off her t-shirt, urging viewers to … Read More

Amnesty branches vote down sex industry pro-prostitution agenda

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Statements from NORMAC and Abolish Prostitution Now following Amnesty state AGMs on weekend NORDIC MODEL AUSTRALIA COALITION (NORMAC) Media Release 10/05/2014 AMNESTY BRANCHES OPPOSE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S SEX INDUSTRY AGENDA. A resolution has been passed today by Amnesty branches in Tasmania and Queensland which advocates for an … Read More

Win! Isuzu withdraws “x rated” ads & Thai sex tour competition

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Dave Martin and Collective Shout In response to our petition Isuzu has agreed to remove its “x rated” sex tourism competition. More than 1000 people signed the petition in the first 24 hours. In the end we received a total of 3608 supporters. It was … Read More

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