Masquerading as 'music videos'
Kylie Minogues former producer Mike Stock, formerly of Stock Aitken Waterman records which launched Kylie Minogue's career has condemned today's music videos as 'soft core porn.'
"The music industry has gone too far," he said.Read more
Article challenges porn in service stations, porn users retaliate with personal attacks
A few weeks ago, Brisbane times blogger Heidi Davoren wrote an article Sexploitation Overload: porn and public places. We promoted the article to members of Collective Shout and asked them to leave supportive comments, which many did.Read more
An important article appeared in the Sunday Mail about the sexualisation of children. The article details the concerns of child experts and advocates who are seeing an increase in incidents of sexual aggression and assault in children as young as 6 and 7 years old. The 2008 Senate Enquiry is mentioned and the point is made "little if, anything has been done and now things have taken a far more sinister twist."Read more
If Miley Cyrus really has moved beyond her Disney Hannah Montana persona, into a more adult market (assuming the only music adults are interested in include less clothing, more gyrating and more baffling lyrics - which I'm not convinced is the case) then why are 'tween' magazines still promoting her?Read more
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As reported by news.com.au
A PROMINENT child psychologist has called for a bra marketed to eight-year olds by iconic underwear company Bonds to be recalled from the market.
Melinda Tankard Reist
Do you remember Supre’s ‘Santa’s Bitch’ t.shirts for tween girls at Christmas? That charming little tee which told girls they were Santa’s ho, entrenching and mainstreaming pimp culture in girl’s clothing? Supre told me – and others who complained – they would withdraw them. They didn’t.
Not that long after, they were stocking their racks with “Pussy Power” t.shirts for girls, complete with cute black kitten. That’s right girls, your power is in your genitals. A good strong empowering message for girls everywhere. Thanks Supre.
Now, for the trifecta, Supre has come up with this:Read more
As a result of a raft of complaints over its “Santa’s Bitch” and “North Pole Dancer” t-shirts, Supre’s Karen Hermann told us, in writing, that “Santa’s Bitch” would be removed. But Supre was playing fast and loose with the truth. They didn't get rid of the shirts, they dropped the price.Read more
Published at the Daily Telegraph
"...consumers are split over the sale of T-shirts declaring the wearer "Santa's bitch" and "North Pole Dancer".
But the tops, on sale at tweenie chain Supre, have earned the ire of Premier Kristina Keneally.
"Children should remain children. These T-shirts are overtly sexual and they're inappropriate. We want to live in a society that values young women - and creates positive images for their development," she said.
Ms Keneally yesterday called on Supre to withdraw the T-shirts, that were on sale for $5. Read more here.