Collective Shout is a grassroots campaigning movement against the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls in media, advertising and popular culture.

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26 Jul
Jennifer Aniston Hits Back at the Media for Body Shaming and It's Brilliant

It is hard enough for women to love the skin we're in when we are bombarded daily with advertisements sending us the message we have to be hot, thin and sexy. Pornified images have become the wallpaper of society and too often the media pushes one single narrow stereotype of... Read more

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25 Jul
Her daughter was sexually exploited online so this mum took action!

We have a saying at Collective Shout: "Silence is the language of complicity, speaking out is the language of change." And recently Melbourne mum, Melanie Sheppard, refused to be silent after discovering that her daughter had been sexually exploited on social media.  Read more

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21 Jul
Qld Attorney General: Wicked Campers must pull vile slogans or get off the road

Palaszczuk government moves to curb offensive advertising slogans Read more

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20 Jul
Global condemnation of Australian dance wear label FrilledNeck fashion

"It's important for people to be readily aware that among the (online sexual abuse) offending community these images are of significant interest" Read more

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18 Jul
ABC News covers Collective Shout Frilledneck Fashion sexualisation campaign

Last week we exposed Frilledneck Fashion, a dancewear company posting sexualising images of pre-teen girls on social media. Today ABC News ran a feature on our campaign. Caitlin Roper, Campaigns Manager spoke to ABC News on adult like poses and styling of girls: Read more

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15 Jul
Embrace - Let's Kickstart the Conversation about Body Image

Last night I attended a special preview screening of Taryn Brumfitt's new film Embrace. Throughout the film Taryn travels the world to interview an impressive range of women about their attitudes to their bodies including Adelaide researcher Professor Marika Tiggemann; UK talk show host/photographer Amanda de Cadenet; body confidence activist Harnaam... Read more

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13 Jul
Would you like soft porn with that? McDonald's responds!

This week our petition calling on McDonald's to ditch the soft porn gained media attention, forcing them to respond. After being contacted by a journalist a McDonald's spokesperson said each fast food restaurant selected its own entertainment content and apologised to families who were exposed to the video.  Read more

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13 Jul
Dancewear company Frilledneck Fashion sexualises girls

Last year we exposed global dancewear company California Kisses for posting sexualised images of underage and even pre-teen girls on their Instagram - images that attracted hundreds of comments of a sexual nature from adult men which CK failed to even moderate.  But it seems the message is not getting through. Yet... Read more

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11 Jul
Keeping women in their place: Objectification in advertising

As Subtle as the PoseWritten by Jennifer Moss.      About ten years ago when the internet bubble popped, I took up a new career to pay the rent. I had a good camera back before everyone had one on their phones. Fortunately I was in L.A., so I hung... Read more

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06 Jul
It's Scientific - Sex Doesn't Sell

Marketing and advertising is often ruled by sex. We're told "Sex Sells." It's such a long accepted idea that it's almost expected. From Microsoft using it to sell their Xbox to perfume companies to sell fragrances. Sex is even used to sell pizza. It's a short hand, a lazy marketing... Read more

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