Roxy's new campaign promotes women's strength, not sex appeal
It was in 2013 that women’s surf brand Roxy was slammed for their sexist “all sex no surf” Pro Biarritz trailer.Read more
Unilever take pledge ditch the sexism. Do we buy it?
"It's time to challenge and change how we portray gender in our advertising" - Unilever marketing officer
Is this really happening? We hope so.
Unilever has a history of sexist and exploitative advertising and has let us down before. Here's some background.
Unilever is the parent company for many different brands including food and drink, personal care products and cleaning supplies.
Unilever's website states "We make some of the best known brands in the world, and those brands are used by 2 billion people every day."
Collective Shout has long called for a boycott of two of these brands - Lynx and Dove. Melinda Tankard Reist summarised the reason behind this on The Gruen Transfer.Read more
Cross'em off your Xmas list 2013
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
Cross'em off your Xmas list 2012
[UPDATE] Spotlight new addition to list for Playboy bed linen
You're about to be bombarded. Bombarded with junk mail, TV, radio and outdoor advertising all competing for your Christmas dollar. Before you purchase gifts for your friends and loved ones, lets remember those brands that have excelled in sexploitation this year, the brands and companies that do not deserve your hard earned money. Cross 'em off your Xmas list!Read more
Lynx hits the jackpot: sexist, racist and ageist
More sexploitation from a repeat corporate offenderRead more
ASB upholds complaints against Lynx 'Rules of Rugby' ad
Unilever complains Collective Shout encouraged complaintsRead more
Don't give sexploitation companies your xmas dollar
Cross'em off your Christmas list
Jingle bells, Christmas is here. Well, it was here around October according to most retailers! But that’s another blog entirely. So it’s time for you to fill the Christmas stocking, Christmas hamper or car boot with goodies again.Read more
Win! Lynx pop up spa promotion rejected: Sydney Lord Mayor exposes Lynx's tricks
Lynx's event application 'misleading and inaccurate'
Sydney City Council rejects Lynx's application for a second event
Collective Shout supporters have today received letters from the Sydney Lord Mayor in response to their complaints about the Lynx Lodge 'pop up spa' promotion.Read more
Win! Woolies withdraws from Lynx promotion
Just one week after Melinda Tankard Reist wrote about Woolworths promoting the Lynx Lodge, Woolworths has agreed to withdraw from the Lynx Lodge promotion. Lynx was holding a competition with Woolworths, where a winner will be the first to stay at the Lodge with seven friends. Collective Shout supporter Jade posted Woolworths response to the letter she sent them about the Lynx Lodge.Read more