Do young people need to read porn themed novels?Read more
A supporter sent in this photograph of the inside of a General Pants change room. The change room is plastered with images of pornography and prostitution advertisements.Read more
Priceline is selling a major sex industry brand - Playboy
A complaint was sent to Priceline which said in part:
(By stocking Playboy) Priceline is not only assisting but is profiting from the proliferation of pornography.
Diva is an Australian fashion jewellery retailer popular with young girls.
In September 2011, Diva began stocking Playboy branded jewellery. 'Myxi Matosis' the disgruntled rabbit was one of thousands who spoke out against Diva's collaboration with the porn industry.
Here’s the announcement Change.org - who we have partnered with in our campaign against Diva - sent out to everyone who supported our petition calling on the fashion company to stop flogging porn-themed bling to little girls. The petition is close to reaching 7000 signatures. Thank you to all who supported us. We couldn’t do this work without you.Read more
Time to start telling the truth about the porn industry
I thought I was coming to Australia for a mix of work and sightseeing. Well, I was correct about the work part, but missed seeing your beautiful country since I spent much of my time holed up in the studios of ABC.
My book Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality, was, thanks to the efforts of Spinifex Press, selected to be part of the Sydney Writer's Festival, so I assumed I would have a work-packed four days and then some down time.
Take Action! From Melinda Tankard Reist's blog
If Playboy isn’t porn what is?
Today a guest blog post by Clive Hamilton, Australian author, Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University and a contributor to Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls.Read more
Article challenges porn in service stations, porn users retaliate with personal attacks
A few weeks ago, Brisbane times blogger Heidi Davoren wrote an article Sexploitation Overload: porn and public places. We promoted the article to members of Collective Shout and asked them to leave supportive comments, which many did.Read more
We summarise the response received from Adairs and Bras N Things following complaints about Playboy merchandise
"I sincerely apologise for any offence we may have caused you, this of course was never our intention."
It is not about an individual's feelings on the matter, but about the nature of what Adairs is promoting. Playboy is a brand of pornography.
"At Adairs we pride ourselves in creating furnishing options to appeal to all of our customers. We chose our new Mansion collection to cater for our customer who is looking for something a little more fun and glamorous."Read more