More misogyny from Zoo as Ad Standards Board ruling ignored
We've helped bring down Zoo weekly's 'hottest asylum seeker' competition, made complaints to the Ad Standards Board about its sexist ads on Facebook and called on Coles and Woolworths supermarkets to stop selling the sexist mag. But Zoo refuses to change, ignoring a recent ruling from the Ad Standards Board that posts on their Facebook page were demeaning and discriminated against women.Read more
Spectrum Daiquiri Bar in Brisbane has been the target of an online backlash for naming its cocktails "Winey Bitch" and "Red Headed Slut."Read more
[UPDATE] Page deleted from Facebook
A petition was recently launched to pressure Facebook to remove a page called '12 year old slut memes.'
The page, used to bully, humiliate, expose and shame young girls had attracted over 200,000 'likers.'
Target has found itself at the centre of controversy after a Port Macquarie mother posted this comment on its Facebook page:
Dear Target,Read more
The petition calling on ZOO magazine to apologise and scrap its 'hottest asylum seeker competition' accumulated over 6000 signatures. Change.org sent out the following email to petition supporters today. Thanks to all who signed and shared the petition. You can read the original article here.
“ZOO Weekly regrets any offence caused to any of our readers, and to any asylum seeker or refugee and their families and supporters. We apologise for being insensitive.” -- Tim Keen, editor of Zoo WeeklyRead more
How do these people sleep at night?Read more
Serial offenders Diva quietly restock Playboy jewellery at discounted prices
Last year we learned that retailer Diva was selling Playboy accessories- including Playmate of the month themes- to young girls in stores around the country. In response, we circulated a petition that received over 8000 signatures within weeks and generated substantial media attention. Diva quietly removed Playboy merchandise from shelves and staff advised us they had been returned to Head Office.Read more