Archive for Media discussion

Why Can’t Reality TV Stop Casting Racists and Homophobes?

// June 25th, 2014 // No Comments » // Around the globe, Media discussion

And meanwhile in the USA, print media raise a mature argument discussing the last Big Brother. We ask, was this deliberately designed to boost ratings by appealing to others in their society holding deeply rooted racist and homophobic views?

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/_mobile/celebrity/news/big-brother-caleb-reynolds-racist-slurs

White Ribbon Day today!

// November 25th, 2013 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

White Ribbon Day today. Join us at the march in Melbourne today!

http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/about

Tim Hunter writes about homophobic experiences at a Prahran hotel – TheVine

// September 28th, 2013 // No Comments » // Incidents, Media discussion, Within Victoria

Tim Hunter writes about homophobic experiences at a Prahran hotel. Has change arrived or is our response more immediate and coordinated – Read Tim’s views in TheVine
http://m.thevine.com.au/#article/265970

Tackling homophobia in schools

// August 30th, 2013 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia

The bar is raised on how to address homophobia in schools. Awaiting response from the alternative government. Stay tuned

@minus18youth:

.@AustralianLabor says it will spend $8 million to tackle homophobia in schools if reelected. http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/federal-election-2013/labor-commits-8-million-to-tackle-homophobia-in-schools-20130830-2sud6.html #lgbti


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An innocent woman slain. Where’s the public outcry? | theage.com.au

// July 27th, 2013 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Within Australia, Within Victoria

Just as The Age newspaper is right to claim “An innocent woman slain. Where’s the public outcry?”, homophobic violence and prejudice motivated crime, too, remains free of broad public discourse and reflection.

http://m.theage.com.au/national/an-innocent-woman-slain-wheres-the-public-outcry-20130726-2qpw7.html