Zoo Weekly Asylum Comp

Zoo Weekly withdrew a competition it was holding to find Australia’s hottest asylum seeker. The competition read: “if you’ve swapped persecution for s-xiness, we want to shoot you. (with a camera-relax!). It followed a petition run on change.org which was signed by 7500 people. For more click here. Zoo apolggised for being insensitive to asylum seekers who had been through traumatic experiences.

Melinda Tankard Reist writes about Zoo in her latest blog.

Action: MTR says that people should:

Take a stand against Zoo magazine’s contempt for women.

Submit a complaint using the online enquiry form on the Classifications website.

Contact National sales manager of Zoo Magazine, Ben Cook:  bjcook@acpmagazines.com.au

POSTED 27 Jul 2012