Free from ‘toxic chemicals.’ Not free from toxic messages
Last week, 15 girls aged 14-16, and involved with Fusion Mornington Peninsula’s Real Girls program, took on Australian make-up and skincare brand Frank Body over its lip and cheek ‘Send Nudes’ product.Read more
Perth Brass Monkey Hotel has been forced to cancel its New Years Eve “Frat Party” event after a social media backlash over their sexist signage.Read more
Amazon have a long history of selling exploitative products. We've been challenging them to do better since they stocked "The Paedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: A child-lovers code of conduct" back in 2010. They initially argued freedom of speech but eventually pulled the product from their shelves.
Sadly the list of vile products stocked by Amazon has only gotten longer since then.
Zoo Weekly has a long history of exploiting and objectifying women for the enjoyment of male readers. During this time, supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths have quietly profited from the sale of this unrestricted magazine in stores around the country. There are a lot of reasons why Coles and Woolworths should rethink the sale of Zoo Weekly, but we've narrowed it down to just 20, in no particular order.Read more
Petition Creator Laura Pintur writes for Mamamia on Collective Shout's campaign to get Zoo Weekly out of Coles and Woolworths.Read more
We were recently alerted to a petition started by students from a Melbourne girls school. The petition calls for Klara Cosmetics to pull its "just kiss me don't ask" ads which also includes the phrase "Be passionate and leave no evidence."Read more
Click here to sign view petition! (Now closed)
[UPDATE] We Win!
Coles to bin Zoo mag after employee complaints - "Other young women in my work force will no longer have to put up with selling a magazine that promotes rape culture" - Read more here.