Champions of Change fail to take action against sexploitation, super companies prop it upRead more
Chokers, chains, floggers, ‘F*ck me’: Six (make that seven) Honey Birdette ads found in breach of Ad Standards in a single month
Sex store sets new record for ad violations with BDSM-porn themed ads
Honey Birdette is keeping Ad Standards busy. Last month the self-regulated ad industry adjudicator reviewed community complaints against a whopping 12 different BDSM-porn themed ads displayed in the sex store’s shop windows.Read more
Scrapped bikini rule sparks hope for 'end of sexism and objectification of women and girls in sport'
Overnight, Talitha Stone's #LetThemWearShorts petition victory attracted global media attention. Launched in July, the petition called on the International Handball Federation to dump its requirement for women beach handball players to compete in bikini bottoms and to allow them to wear shorts. Talitha announced a win last week after the IHF swapped bikinis for shorts in its updated Beach Handball Rules of the Game.
Norwegian Handball Federation President Kåre Geir Lio has since told media that 'female players had told him they played better in the tight shorts, and were “very satisfied” with their new ability to choose the length'.Read more
The International Handball Federation [IHF] has changed its rules governing women’s uniforms, now allowing tank tops and shorts instead of bikini bottoms and crop tops.Read more