Object: Women Not Sex Objects

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Electric ladyland: Is the real virtual reality space-race being fought not by games companies, but high-tech pornographers?

"It's interesting to get your reaction," says a man, who we'll call Toby, removing the headset. Blinking, I find myself back in the stark fluorescent …

Centro removes 'sex adverts' from Birmingham bus stops after complaints

Red-faced bosses at Centro have been forced to take down controversial posters from Birmingham bus stops after campaigners claimed they were sex …

Posters

Sex offence reports to Welsh police rockets by 1,000 in 12 months and experts fear increase is tip of iceberg

The number of sex offences reported to police in Wales has rocketed by almost 1,000 in just 12 months – and experts warn the increase is just the tip …

Wales

Miss World ditches 'sexist bikini round' after 63 years

The Miss World beauty pageant will no longer feature a swimsuit round for contestants, as the organiser says it 'doesn't do anything for women'<p><b>The Miss World beauty pageant</b> will no longer feature a swimsuit competition.<p>The iconic ‘bikini round’, where contestants from around the world pose in …

The future of porn: Virtual reality glasses at XBiz

They wore lanyards and laminates like any other conference attendees. Only the presence in the room of some unfathomably long false eyelashes and …

Virtual Reality

ASA upholds Object complaint about Daily Star “win a date with Page 3 babe” promotion | womensgrid – women's groups news

OBJECT welcomes the Advertising Standard Authority’s (ASA) decision to agree with our recommendation that the Daily Star ads ‘Win a date with Daily …

'More than breasts and bottoms’: OBJECT joins fight against Daily Star’s Page 3 and teen porn TV - South West Londoner

<i>The campaign to end bare boobs in national newspapers has received fresh support with OBJECT’s recent petition against the Daily Star’s inclusion of</i> …

Sexually explicit music videos should get ratings, poll reveals

Beti Baraki, Object’s Campaign Officer said:“Sexual objectification of women in the music industry does great emotional harm, perpetuating low body …

Aesthetics

Formula 1 winner Lewis Hamilton causes stir after spraying celebration champagne in woman’s face

By Marissa Payne<p>Marissa Payne<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>It’s all fun and games until champagne ends up in an innocent woman’s ear. It’s a lesson Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton learned the hard way on Sunday when he faced heavy criticism for his celebration antics after winning the Chinese Grand Prix in …

Lewis Hamilton

What a loser: Ungallant F1 ace Lewis Hamilton under fire for spraying helpless hostess in the face with champagne after winning Chinese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton is creating a bit of a track record for himself - and this one isn't on the starting grid.<p>Celebrating his win at the Chinese Grand …

Chinese Grand Prix

sexism Archives - HER-itage

Gracie was born into a polygamous religious community, and brought across the US border to Canada at the age of eight, when her mother became the …

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Massachusetts bans 'upskirt' photos, closes Peeping Tom loophole

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts on Friday banned people from secretly taking pictures or video under another person’s clothing, two days after the state’s top court pointed out that so-called ‘upskirting’ was allowed under existing laws.<p>The state legislature had hastily drafted the bill making the …

An open letter to Owen Jones – OBJECT – Medium

<i>“It’s an experience we’ve all had. You’re among a group of friends or acquaintances when suddenly someone says something that shocks you: an aside or</i> …

Help object to sexist advertisements | Women's Views on News

<b>Join the major new campaigners.</b><p>In November the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned an advertisement for The Sun newspaper’s Dream Team …

Advertising Standards Authority

Applying the ‘CHIPS Test’ in Europe

<b>By Roz Hardie, Object Chief Executive Officer</b><p>Using the <b>CHIPS</b> <b>Test</b>, devised by Caroline Heldman in the USA, is one way of looking at media sexism. …

Latin America

Daily Star's Page 3 ads banned for being 'sexist' and 'offensive'

An advert by the Daily Star for a competition offering readers a chance to win a date with a Page 3 model has been banned by the Advertising Standards Agency after they found it to be “sexist, offensive and socially irresponsible”.<p>The newspaper, which named itself the “official home of Page 3 …

'Sexist' Page Three date ad banned after complaints

A tabloid newspaper advert that offered a date with a woman as a competition prize has been banned for being sexist, offensive and socially …

The lap dancers who find it hard to leave

<b>Headlines about people being exploited in the sex trade are common, but even for those who actually choose to become escorts or lap dancers, it can be a hard industry to leave, writes Ben Miller.</b><p>Every day many thousands of people across the world say: "I quit."<p>There are numerous reasons people …

GILBERT CO-SPONSORS BILL CLAMPING DOWN ON LAP DANCING

Stephen Gilbert, MP for St Austell & Newquay, has today co-sponsored a bill in the House of Commons seeking to ensure councils clamp down on lap …

I raid a Bruxelles della “donnager” Donatella Martini

di <i>Paola Ciccioli</i><p>Donatella Martini<p>Un metro e ottanta di determinazione, Donatella Martini – io la chiamo “donnager” – è una che non cercate di …

Spearmint Rhino, Famous London Strip Club, Could Face Closure

One of London's flagship strip clubs could face closure after its licence was refused by Camden council, it has been revealed.<p>Spearmint Rhino, the …

Daily Mail and New York Post criticised for 'distorted' Isla Vista coverage

At least two newspapers selectively – and sensationally – took killer Elliot Rodger at his word on Tuesday, featuring in their coverage of the multiple murders he committed last Friday one of many women he named in a sprawling memoir published after his death.<p>The New York Post and the Daily Mail …

If [[http://www.channel4.com/programmes/strippers/4od Episode 1]] of Channel 4’s ^Strippers^ is to be believed, lap dancing is a fun, sociable and em

MumsnetGuestPosts (MNHQ) Tue 04-Mar-14 12:12:48<p>Guest post: Channel 4's 'Strippers' - the questions we should be asking<p>Economic pressures mean that …

Gran Bretagna: sotto accusa biancheria di pizzo per tredicenni

Sadie Frost, stilista ed ex moglie dell’attore Jude Law, ha lanciato Iris&Edie una linea di biancheria intima colorata e con pizzi che porta il nome …