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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25 May
Jay Jays STILL selling porn tees to young men

In early April we wrote about youth retailer Jay Jays selling 'porn tees' - T-shirts with porn inspired images of sexually objectified women printed on the front. The T-shirt range for young men shows women as faceless, headless and labelled "Dirty". Read more

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24 May
“Don’t send me that pic” - young women speak out against porn culture

Recently Plan partnered with Our Watch to survey 600 Australian girls and young women between 15-19 about personal safety and gender equality. The findings indicated that levels of abuse and online harassment are endemic. Some of the key findings included: • 58% agreed that girls often receive uninvited or unwanted... Read more

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23 May
What are we teaching boys about women when soccer clubs fundraise like this?

The Para Hills West Soccer Club in Adelaide seems to have missed the memo. With a new focus on objectification of women, abuse, violence, sexism and misogyny, Para Hills West decides not only to host a ‘Men’s Night’ fundraiser – but advertise it at the club for all the junior... Read more

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18 May
Take positive action for our kids AND support Collective Shout!

Till the end of May, $3 from every Not for Kids! book purchase via this link will be donated to Collective Shout Click here to order.  Read more

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17 May
Norwegian city bans ads with semi-naked models

Trondheim, a city in Norway, has taken action to fight negative body image issues by addressing the barrage of advertising featuring semi-naked models and images that have been digitally altered.   Read more

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17 May
Join the global campaign against Calvin Klein

Join #ICutCalvin on social media Calvin Klein recently promoted a glamorised "up-skirting" ad. Up-skirting is a growing trend of sexual harassment where pictures are taken up a woman’s skirt without her knowledge, or without her consent. Join the global social media campaign calling on Calvin Klein to remove the ad, and... Read more

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12 May
Calvin Klein pushes boundaries with harmful up-skirting advertisement

Last month we reported on Calvin Klein's sexist billboard which suggested that while men can be successful in business women are only there for their sex appeal. Now Calvin Klein have come under fire for another ad with an up-skirting picture alongside a slogan 'I flash in #mycalvins' Read more

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12 May
Exposing kids to porn makes healthy respect based relationships impossible Collective Shout tells Senate inquiry

‘The proliferation and globalisation of hypersexualised imagery and pornographic themes has led to destructive ideas about sex and makes healthy sexual exploration almost impossible…the weight of evidence about the trends in online consumption of pornography by children and young people, and the harms associated with online consumption of pornography, point... Read more

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10 May
Australian Psychological Society concerned about harms of porn to children

The Australian Psychological Society has spoken out about their concerns for the wellbeing of children due to the easy accessibility of online pornography.   Read more

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08 May
High heels for female Power Rangers reinforce sex appeal over skill

Promotional photos for the new Power Rangers film reveal female fighters costumed with high heels and 'boob armour', in a move that has been dubbed 'sexist' on social media.              Collective Shout Campaigns Manager Caitlin Roper commented on Huffington Post: Read more

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