The annual Brownlow Medal award ceremony will be held tonight to celebrate the sporting accomplishments of AFL players.
Grassroots campaigning movement Collective Shout is calling on schools to be alert to the Lingerie Football League recruiting underage girls and to refuse to host practices or events on school premises.Read more
An open letter “To those who oppose the LFL in Australia” was posted on our Facebook page yesterday.
Elise – an athlete who has recently joined an LFL team – asked us to read and consider her views on the LFL.
Below is an open response to the open letter.
Dear Elise,Read more
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Three-time women's world longboard champion Cori Schumacher has started a petition calling on Roxy to stop sexualising female surfers in their marketing. The petition reads:Read more
AFL star Lance “Buddy” Franklin still promoting porn t-shirt brand to fansRead more
A name change and a few less frills might sound better to sponsors, but it does nothing for women’s sport
Jas SwilksRead more
We recently shared with you a guest post from the teaching staff of the Southern Teaching Unit in Melbourne. They shared with us about the work they do with students and in particular, their approach to health and media literacy education. Yesterday we published an interview with 14 year old Nova Stewardson, a former student of STU. Today we hear from 14 year old Texus Kent, also a student at STU.Read more
Yesterday, we shared with you an article written by the Southern Teaching Unit staff in Melbourne. We heard about how their approach to health and media literacy education has not only given students an understanding of the negative impact of narrow, stereotyped representations of women, but has also empowered them to take action.
The students have been campaigning against the Lingerie Football League's introduction to Australia.
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Last week we wrote about a tshirt brand, Nena and Pasadena. Nena and Pasadena objectify and degrade women on tshirts and market these items to teenage boys. Collective Shout supporters have been contacting Nena and Pasadena and the retailers that stock the brand. You can read the article and comments including Nena and Pasadena's dismissive responses here.Read more