Today a special guest post by Collective Shout supporter Ryl Harrison. Ryl writes about her correspondence with Zhik regarding their depiction of women in sailing gear catalogues. She challenges them not to treat women as sexual decorations, but to recognise women as equal participants in the sport. Read on to see how Ryl went about challenging Zhik and what you can do to help.
Speak out against sexist bikini track sprint
There has been a lot of media this week about the Gold Coast Turf club's idea to host a 'bikini race' where up to 150 women are released from horse stalls to compete for a $5000 prize. Contact details for racing Qld at the end of the post.
THE Gold Coast Turf Club will lock bikini-clad women in barrier stalls and run them down the straight, to mirror a horse race, as part of a new novelty event.Read more