Tumblr Apps banned from the App Store after child sexual abuse material was foundRead more
Riley Reynolds who recruited ‘Barely legal’ teenage models may also face criminal charges
"Every day, a new girl turns 18…Every day, a new girl…I will never run out." - Riley ReynoldsRead more
And how a pornified world harms our ability to achieve gender equality
“Pornified messages are bombarding our young people and giving them distorted ideas about their bodies, about relationships, and about sexuality,” says Melinda Tankard Reist, in this podcast interview, “According to global research, (this is) making our kids very unwell.”
We are seeing a rise in negative physical and mental health outcomes, eating disorders, anxiety and depression, self harm, low self-esteem and poor academic performance.
“I believe we are facing a significant crisis amongst our girls,” says Melinda.
Dr Michael Flood's 7 tweets focused on the clear and consistent evidence of pornography’s effects or impact
Just in case you were wondering if the jury was still out on pornography's effects on young people Dr Michael Flood, Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong, took to Twitter to set the record straight.
We hope community members and policy makers will take note.Read more
The portrayal of women in Zoo Weekly
The piece 'Zoo Identity' is a compilation of written descriptors of women taken directly from the March 2015 issue of Zoo Australia. I endeavoured to communicate the impact of zoo and its portrayal of females on my own identity formation as a young woman.Read more
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[UPDATE] We Win!
Coles to bin Zoo mag after employee complaints - "Other young women in my work force will no longer have to put up with selling a magazine that promotes rape culture" - Read more here.
A few months ago, we were alerted to Perth based coffee bean distributor Fresh One, a brand that was posting pornographic advertising on their Facebook page to promote coffee beans.Read more