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The Ad Standards Board dismissed complaints against Cotton On's 'Brazilian' advertisements on social media. Read the case report below:
"A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to want to take it off you" - Cotton On removes degrading changeroom wallpaper
Cotton On has announced it will remove changeroom wallpaper which featured a message that reduced women to sexual objects.Read more
Corporate offenders of 2013
The festive season is here. You only need to look at the latest shopping centre catalogues, online stores and even your facebook news feed to see that companies are working hard to compete for your Xmas dollar.
But lets not forget which of these companies have used sexploitation to flog their products in 2013! Before you buy gifts for friends and family, check our list. Vote with your dollar and boycott companies that have sexualised children and objectified women for profit in 2013.Read more
"Walked past this sign today in the Hobart Elizabeth Mall encouraging young men to look up to the degradation and objectification of women."Read more
[UPDATED] But some items still appear on its website. Take Action.
Collective Shout supporters have taken to social media over the festive season, launching a campaign against stationery retailer 'Typo' for selling porn themed products.Read more
Don't pay for Sexploitation this holiday season
It's that time of year again. The time of year when companies ramp up their advertising in order to compete for your Christmas dollar. There is nowhere you can go without companies placing their product and logo in your face.
Now is the time to recall which companies used sexploitation to sell and promote their products over this past year. You can make a difference by voting with your dollar against sexploitation this holiday season.
As published at Melinda Tankard Reist
See this t-shirt?
Where do you think we found it?
Some niche not well known store specializing in glamourised violence against women motifs for a specialist market into that kind of thing?
For order in a surf magazine marketing women in sexually submissive poses to boys?Read more
*Trigger Warning - violence against women, sexual assault* Collective Shout supporters have been leading the charge against clothing that features highly sexualised images of women. The 'porn t-shirt' trend, sold in youth oriented stores such as City Beach, Factorie and Cotton On, feature images that objectify and degrade women. Some clothing items depict women as victims of violence or picture them alongside violent imagery and slogans.Read more
A Collective Shout supporter was recently in a mall teeming with children and Christmas shoppers when she was confronted by Hustler T-shirts hanging at the entrance of a Krank Clothing store.
According to the Krank website, the company claims to be “Australias largest motox and lifestyle store”. It's a place where adults and young people would go for all their motor sport gear. They have clothing divisions for men, women, girls and children.
But Krank doesn't just cater for motor sports. It is also a distributor of pornographic apparel, stocking the Hustler brand.Read more