UPDATE: Another girl has come forward, claiming she was 15 years old when the band's bassist/vocalist Jayden Seeley (aged 21) pressured her into sending nude photos. The girl, known only as Aleks, posted on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alekskczk/status/930656401994764288 Seeley also responded to the allegations on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaydenwithcon/status/930717295088930816 According to South Australian law, where Alecks is apparently from, solicitation … Continue reading With Confidence Sacks Guitarist Over Sexual Misconduct
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Me Too – Speaking Out Against Sexual Assault
You may have noticed a new trend on social media in the last couple of days - #metoo. The hashtag was tweeted by actress Alyssa Milano on Sunday night. Within 20 minutes, it had received 10,000 replies. As of today, it stands at 63,000 replies: https://twitter.com/Alyssa_Milano/status/919659438700670976 The post came in response to allegations against Hollywood … Continue reading Me Too – Speaking Out Against Sexual Assault
True Aussie Spirit – Two Battlers Get A Little Help From The Internet
It's no secret we live in trying times. Unemployment rates are astronomical. The housing market has slumped. Donald Trump is officially President of the United States of America. Things are pretty shithouse everywhere, really. But, here's two good news stories for your day. And the best part is, they originated from the internet. Perhaps the … Continue reading True Aussie Spirit – Two Battlers Get A Little Help From The Internet
A not-so subtle tour hint from Frontier
We love the guys at Frontier Touring. They're the team behind the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Disturbed, Garbage, Nelly, RNB Fridays Live, Shawn Mendes, TLC and Yellowcard's Australian tours. In huge news today, Frontier started plastering their social media channels with a mysteriously cryptic hashtag #whereareunowOZNZ, and put a massive countdown timer on their web … Continue reading A not-so subtle tour hint from Frontier
Sinead O’Connor – A Woman On The Edge?
Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor has been found safe and sound after a series of increasingly disturbing posts on her Facebook page - the last saying she had taken an overdose. The last post read: "There is only so much any woman can be expected to bear. What was done to me this week was appalling … Continue reading Sinead O’Connor – A Woman On The Edge?
Social Media Shame
Australian writer Clementine Ford has become a bit of an internet sensation this week after posting the following message for morning current affairs show Sunrise regarding their "What's it going to take for women to get the message about taking and sending nude photos?" Facebook post: Ironically, Ford was then inundated with requests for nude … Continue reading Social Media Shame