While many associate Playboy simply with its branded items or magazine, Playboy Enterprises own various adult TV channels and websites, broadcasting brutal, hardcore pornography. Retailers that stock Playboy branded products are helping Playboy to produce and distribute content that objectifies and degrades women
As part of our 'Cross 'em off your Christmas list' campaign we have compiled a list of retailers who are stocking Playboy branded merchandise. The campaign aims to help consumers make ethical Christmas shopping decisions and reject companies that have not demonstrated corporate social responsibility.Read more
Reported by news.com.au
Former Playboy playmate Kendra Wilkinson has revealed that at age 18, she had to be "drunk or stoned" to "survive" sex with Hugh Hefner.
Spotlight latest addition to anti-sexploitation movement’s blacklist of corporate offendersRead more
Our supporters have alerted us to Spotlight’s latest catalogue. The crafts and fabric store is selling Playboy branded bed linen.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
Caught selling Playboy necklaces to 10 year old girls
Last year, Diva, the jewellery and accessories store popular with teenage girls, began selling Playboy branded jewellery. Amid public outcry, we began a campaign calling on Diva to remove Playboy items from sale. This included our change.org petition that received a total of 8,428 signatures in a matter of weeks, personally delivered to Diva stores around the country.Read more
Just the latest example of the mainstreaming of pornography
‘The "Telstra Babes" content is just a few clicks away from the "Women at Telstra" recruitment website, which describes the company's "inclusive working environment" for women and its culture that "celebrates the success of women at every level"’.Read more
Priceline is selling a major sex industry brand - Playboy
A complaint was sent to Priceline which said in part:
(By stocking Playboy) Priceline is not only assisting but is profiting from the proliferation of pornography.
Adolescent/child psychotherapist Collett Smart delivered Collective Shout's change.org petition to the Pitt Street Mall Diva store on the 29th October.
Collett has written about her experience. Originally published at FamilySmart
This weekend, I and a group of people (and a disgruntled bunny named Myxi Matosis) planned to descend upon various Diva stores around the country, with a hard copy of a petition, holding 6000+ names of people requesting that Diva remove 'Playboy' merchandise from being sold to minors in their stores.Read more