- Rhino Shuts!
Sheffield Spearmint Rhino appears to have shut for good. It has withdrawn its application for a license (and its premises appears to be have been sold). Thanks to the tireless work of everyone who has objected, 3 legal actions, stalwart local campaigners and in particular its former workers – brave whistle blowers ...
- Action, Action!
We’re thrilled to be part of an ever growing coalition challenging Pornhub, including its parent company, MindGeek. Physical protests are planned outside MindGeek’s London HQ this Friday. There are also a range of online virtual protests you can be part of:
One of our supporters, Helen, spotted pornographic ‘newspaper’ The Sport ...
- Here we go again
Bristol’s 2 strip clubs are reapplying for their license, in the midst of the pandemic. Take action with our simple steps below:
You Do Not Need to be Local
As always, if you have strip clubs near you that you want to challenge or want to do something about any other ...
- News News News
Our legal victory against Rhino in the press:
Sheffield Live: Our CEO explains what this court case was really about
Filia Blog: As above but in writing!
BBC: rather poor coverage
Legal Analysis: Our barrister explains the case
Sex Object Culture
Rachel Bell, of our Management Committee, talks objectifcation with anti-gangs campaigner, Kendra Houseman (aka ‘Blondy’)
Our CEO, Dr Sasha Rakoff, ...
- Rhino Defeated!
For over a year Spearmint Rhino has been pursuing us in court for exposing rampant sexual contact at its clubs. They have now rescinded their action against us, paid us substantial legal costs, written off a previous undertaking we’d made and can never pursue us again on this issue.
And all this without any ...
- Press Release re Spearmint Rhino
Press Release: Spearmint Rhino Defeated by tiny NGO
EMBARGOED until Court Order made Public (predicted by 5pm Mon 27th July)
After spending more than a year pursuing the tiny, unfunded pressure group, Not Buying It, through the courts, Spearmint Rhino has ‘rescinded’ its claim and paid substantive costs to Not Buying It’s pro bono legal team.
- Events Events Events
Sat 4 July
Join us and a host of experts for a discussion on technology, robots and our possible future ‘brave new world’ of sexual exploitation
Sat 4 July
9 – 2.30
Find out more and join the webinar here
Mon 6 July
Why was age verification to protect kids form online porn dumped? Did you even know? ...
- Spearmint Rhino – The Beginning of…
Thank you to everyone who objected to the notorious Spearmint Rhino, Sheffield. The council has now deferred considering its license for this year until court proceedings against its licensing of the club last year are completed. In these, the council was accused of breaching equality law, of not properly considering mass breaches at the ...
- Last Chance Action
Last Chance Action
Last chance to object to the relicensing of Spearmint Rhino Sheffield. Deadline midnight Weds 27th May. Take action with our easy ‘click and send’ email from the button below!
- Time for Some Good News
Porn – Action Update
Fantastic to see the petition by Trafficking hub against Pornhub now has nearly 1 million signatures. Add yours here
Equally fantastic to see major credit card companies being put under pressure to stop allowing transactions to Pornhub. Add your name to the 100,000s today:
Porn Debate – Win!
It was good to see sister ...