Do six year olds need a bra?
Check out this snapshot from the latest K-Mart catalogue.
The caption reads 'Bonds girls wideband bralette, sizes 6-14.'Read more
Still 'strut', 'flirt' and have a 'passion for fashion'
Melinda Tankard Reist appeared on Channel 7's Morning show today, talking about Bratz dolls being relaunched with a reported 'slightly more demure' look, as reported in the LA times.
The outfits are less sexy, the makeup and hair a bit more demure and the heels not as sky-high, but the saucy Bratz dolls are strutting their way back onto toy shelves.Read more
Local Collective Shout group takes action [UPDATED]
Members of the Collective Shout Group in Toowoomba have been actively opposing sexualised clothing items currently stocked in their local Roger David and City Beach stores.Read more
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.