Zoo Weekly is an 'unrestricted' pornographic magazine. This means the classification board has determined that there should be no real age limit on who can buy these magazines. Complaints to classifications about pornographic content have been rejected, with the magazine being deemed as 'mens lifestyle.'
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See below for previous campaigns and articles about Zoo Weekly.
Cafepress has a long history of selling clothing for children and babies with pornified and pro-rape slogans and imagery.
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Check out the articles below for more details.
***Petition: STOP Honey Birdette porn-style ads in family friendly shopping centres.***
Collective Shout responds to common defences of Honey Birdette sexploitation
Honey Birdette is a serial sexploitation offender. The sex shop, located in shopping centres around the country, has attracted hundreds of complaints for its sexist advertising. Ad Standards has investigated complaints over almost thirty separate advertisements, upholding half, but Honey Birdette continues to sexually objectify women. Read full article
Surf store pushes porn to young people
According to youth surf retailer City Beach, it is 'much more than just another retail shop.'
City Beach has a "philosophy" which is all about "playing a part in the day to day life of Australia's youth culture and life style." The stores are a "great place to meet up and hang out with your friends" and City Beach is "constantly assessing what it is that you want, and from that, we develop in-store entertainment for you that is unmatched by any other retailer in Australia."
The fact that young people are City Beach's target market makes its commitment to stocking pornified fashion even more disturbing.
See below for City Beach's history of pushing porn to young people.
Playboy props up its porn company through merchandising, placing the bunny logo on everything from baby bottles to underwear and car seat covers. Even the RSPCA once sold a Playboy branded dog bed. See below for more on Playboy's history of merchandising in Australia.