Abuse, rape threats, Tyler the Creator fans defend their idol
Has Tyler the Creator breached his Visa conditions?
Collective Shout has drawn the attention of Immigration Minister the Hon. Brendan O'Connor to a series of rape and other threats from fans of US rap artist Tyler the Creator. We believe these threats have been fuelled by the artist’s abuse of our actions online. We are asking the Minister to examine whether Tyler the Creator has violated the terms of his visa conditions. Our letter, written by Caitlin Roper our W.A coordinator, appears below:Read more
ABC radio interview: Why Eatons Hill Hotel should cancel Tyler the Creator's show
Collective Shout spokesperson Melinda Liszewski was interviewed by Spencer Howson for ABC local radio about the campaign calling on Eatons Hill Hotel to cancel misogynist pro-rape rapper Tyler the Creators show.
Eatons Hill Hotel declined to be interviewed for the program.
“We’ve asked the Eatons Hill Hotel to come on air they spoke to us a couple of years ago when they launched and they were happy to tell everyone then that they were one of the biggest hotels in australia…it was ok when it was a good news story for them but they’re not coming on the program this morning to talk with us.” - Spencer Howson
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Immigration: Revoke Tyler the Creator's Australian Visa
*TRIGGER WARNING* Graphic descriptions of rape and violence against womenRead more
Stop hate speech against women on Facebook
[UPDATE] WIN! Facebook responds, commits to change
From Women, Action and the Media:
"..."In a statement released today, Facebook addressed our concerns and committed to evaluating and updating its policies, guidelines and practices relating to hate speech, improving training for its content moderators and increasing accountability for creators of misogynist content." Read more about Facebook's commitment here.Read more
Protests against Tracy Morgan's misogynist comedy show
Following reports that fans had walked out on Tracy Morgan's Melbourne performance, citing 'extreme misogyny'; Collective Shout called for a boycott of Morgan's remaining Australian shows.Read more
"Winey Bitch": Spectrum Bar a cocktail of sexism and misogyny
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
A tale of misogyny, sexism and the different ways men respond
Guest post today from Melbourne-based writer Guy Sigley. Guy began his blog The World Tells Me to oppose the profit-driven sexploitation and misogyny that are so widespread in popular culture.
Guy's latest article demonstrates some of the ways men respond when sexploitation is challenged. You can read more from Guy Sigley by visiting his blog, The World Tells me.
Facebook’s New Slut Page: a monument to girl hatred
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