Westfield-based sex shop chain racks up 50th violationRead more
Honey Birdette solidifies union with porn brandRead more
Named 'champions for women' host BDSM-strangulation ads in their malls
'Choking is sexy, women love to be choked'. That's the message Honey Birdette is broadcasting to all-ages audiences in shop windows across the country.Read more
[*Updated*] Repeat offender untouchable under ad industry self regulation
Honey Birdette has rolled out a new porny ad campaign - before the self-regulated industry “watchdog” Ad Standards has even finished ruling on ads from its last campaign. In this latest show of ad industry self-regulation failure, the sex store’s upskirting and tennis-themed ads were bumped to make way for a new objectifying and porn-inspired casino-themed campaign - timed ahead of the opening of its new Las Vegas store - dubbed ‘Lucky Number’.Read more
Sex shop given free rein to broadcast sexist and demeaning portrayals of female athletesRead more
So-called ‘Male Champions of Change’ shopping centre CEOs facilitating objectification of women in sport while claiming to ‘stamp out sexism’Read more
Ad Standards upholds Honey Birdette Complaint: "The images are similar to ones stereotypically seen in a men’s magazine or calendar"
Once again "The advertiser has not provided a response to the Panel's determination"Read more
Despite broadcasting objectifying and pornified representations of women, reinforcing sexist and harmful stereotypes about women and sexuality, and accusations of bullying and harassing young female staff, sex store Honey Birdette’s go-to refrain is that they are “empowering women”.
This claim is at odds with reality. Read on as we unpack the various ways that Honey Birdette disempowers women and girls.Read more