Why we’re saying NO to 'Insta for Kids'
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Responds to backlash with PR spin, gaslights customers objecting to Playboy merch
Youth retailer City Beach has been slammed for promoting global porn industry brand Playboy, following the release of its new range of Playboy-branded clothing.Read more
We've had another major #WakeUpInstagram win, with Instagram's rollout of new tools to help protect underage users from predators on the platform including:Read more
At the age of 21, Delphine is now the highest paid ‘porn actress’ on the planet. The specific reasons for her success make for uncomfortable reading.
By Jen Izaakson
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Prominent child protection experts also speak out
Anna Cordell's petition to Etsy calling on corporate leaders to stop selling incest and child abuse themed merch has drawn support from around the world. It has so far attracted over 17k signatures, and hundreds of comments condemning Etsy's lack of corporate social responsibility.Read more
Despite broadcasting objectifying and pornified representations of women, reinforcing sexist and harmful stereotypes about women and sexuality, and accusations of bullying and harassing young female staff, sex store Honey Birdette’s go-to refrain is that they are “empowering women”.
This claim is at odds with reality. Read on as we unpack the various ways that Honey Birdette disempowers women and girls.Read more
Cupcakes with a side of WAP-inspired porn
If there was any doubt about the mainstreaming of porn culture, Adelaide bakery The Cupcake Lady has released a range of porn-themed cupcakes for Christmas.
Borrowing phrases and imagery from Cardi B’s pornified chart-topper ‘Wet A** Pu**y’ (WAP), the cupcakes are a reminder that porn - and its harmful messages which disempower women - is everywhere.