September 18, 2012

SAY NO to Page 3

I love it when stuff like this happens. I feel thankful when an awesome group of people take charge of something that a lot of us have all been quietly thinking. I know I have. I kind of wish I was actually part of it from the beginning or had the balls in the first place to have said ‘erm.. how do we actually stop this?”

The question that has been raised by the @NoMorePage3 girls are:

Why the hell is there still a ‘page 3’ in The Sun? And why haven’t we mentioned how degrading and gross it is sooner?

I hate page 3. With a burning passion. The girls are SO young and are not told that posing topless in a red top national will not give them fame, or money or glamour. And as Caitlin Moran tweeted today: “Teenage tits are not news, or a feature”.

People probably don’t immediately see the seriousness of it. Or why these feminists are suddenly getting their knickers in a twist over it. But, the point of this petition is this: 

“Philip and Holly don’t flash up pictures of Danni, 19, from Plymouth, in just her pants and a necklace, on This Morning, do they, Dominic?” 

For a ‘family newspaper’, it’s just not very nice is it.

Right now they’re at: 18,078 supporters 
*But there’s still 981,922 signatures NEEDED*

Now, I urge anyone today who agrees with this strongly to do something about it today. Sign here:

Go go go xxxxxxx

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