Recently the No More Page 3 team noticed that @rustyrockets had been responding to our supporters, saying he was behind us and expressing how he wanted a T-shirt. Did this surprise me? No. If anything I’m surprised it took him as long as it did!
Cheltenham Town women’s football team has launched a bid to persuade the Government to give The Sun’s Page 3 the red card. and strip it from ‘non-age-restricted’ publications. The team has joined the…
We are sooooooo delighted to be sponsoring Cheltenham Town Ladies FC!!!
'Thank you for your email of today regarding Page 3 girls in the Sun. While I understand that some people are offended at seeing naked breasts, this particular page is something of a national institution, providing the girls with a job and Sun readers with some light and harmless entertainment.'
BBC Radio 4 - The Media Show, TV exports to China; macho news desks; Gary Barlow on Radio 2; UGC local paper
This is Eleanor Mills the Eleanor Mills directorial editor of The Sunday Times in an interview with Radio 4’s The Media Show. She talks about women in the media from about 22mins and incredibly powerfully about page 3 from 27:40. Have a listen!
The wonderful lot at Warwick University Anti-Sexism had an amazing day of action today! Check out the support!
SUs around the country have been voting to remove The Sun from their campuses, and have been successful. For us at Warwick though, it’s a bit tougher. We do not own or manage the store selling the newspaper. Therefore we can’t just make a vote and stop. Unfazed by this, we at NMP3W believe that this is something we can, and must, achieve. We do not want this ‘institution’ to continue on our grounds.
So I will not mince my words in saying that Page 3 needs to go, not just because it is a national embarrassment and a dinosaur of the 1970s but because it is anything other than a “harmless fun”.
This blog collates the comments we have received from young people themselves, adults reflecting on the impact Page 3 had on their lives as they were growing up, and comments from profession…