Board responds to our expose of anime and manga child abuse genres
In February, after discovering the Classification Board had approved anime and manga films featuring illegal child sexual abuse material, we called for an overhaul of the classification system. The Board had classified animated child sexual abuse material, including depictions of child rape, abuse and exploitation, as suitable for audiences as young as 15, and in some cases even younger.Read more
Classification system fails to protect women and girls: immediate action needed to stop pornification of teen girls for profitRead more
Last night I attended a special preview screening of Taryn Brumfitt's new film Embrace. Throughout the film Taryn travels the world to interview an impressive range of women about their attitudes to their bodies including Adelaide researcher Professor Marika Tiggemann; UK talk show host/photographer Amanda de Cadenet; body confidence activist Harnaam Kaur; motivational speaker Turia Pitt and Collective Shout co-founder Melinda Tankard Reist.Read more
Take the quiz
Psychologists from Middlesex University and the University of Surrey found that when presented with descriptions of women taken from Lads Mags, and comments about women made by convicted rapists, most people who took part in the study could not distinguish the source of the quotes. Read more
We compiled our own list of quotes taken from Lads Mags such as Zoo, Maxim, FHM and Picture as well as interviews with convicted rapists. Can you tell the difference?