Articles on sexualisation

Articles on sexualisation

Collective Shout responds to A Current Affair segment on Honey Birdette >>>Sign the petition here<<<

“There’s a massive pressure to do what you have to do.”

A clothing brand Missguided has been told by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to not use advertising that objectifies women in future campaigns. The retailer aired an ad during the TV show Love Island that “showed models on a beach with their legs apart in seductive poses, a woman running...

The sexual exploitation of young girls on Instagram must stop now

We were recently contacted by a small, anonymous and dedicated group tackling image based abuse. This guest blog post is written by one of their members to help shed light on the insidious world of non-consensual sharing of sexualised images on the internet.  Guest blog post by the Truffle Hunters...

Collective Shout's Caitlin Roper quoted in 10 Daily

The sexualisation of girls for profit [UPDATED]                            

[*Update: 7-Eleven CEO instructs 700 stores to remove porn mags] We recently wrote to 7-Eleven CEO Angus McKay about the harmful sexual harassment mags sold in their stores. These magazines not only include pornographic images and descriptions they even encourage up-skirting which is a crime in Australia. These magazines are classified...

In yet another display of inconsistent decision-making, the Ad Standards Community Panel has dismissed community complaints against a porn-inspired Honey Birdette ad. ‘Belinda’ features a series of close-up, head-to-chest shots of a woman wearing sheer, blue, mesh fabric. Despite the ad featuring graphic, sexualised imagery, the Community Panel made several...

Popular culture bombards us with hypersexualized images of women and men, conveying powerful images that help shape our sexuality. Dr. Gail Dines, recipient of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America, sociology and women's studies professor, and porn industry researcher and writer, explores how...

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