Frontier Touring and Eatons Hill Hotel stop promoting music artists that promote violence against women
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Frontier Touring and Eatons Hill Hotel stop promoting music artists that promote violence against women

    1. Pip and Tan
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      Pip and Tan

      Brisbane, Australia

This week American rapper ‘Tyler, The Creator’ will be coming to Australia. This is a man who glorifies rape, genital mutilation of women, and violence in his songs, including for example, raping women and sending them home to their families pregnant. Some of his lyrics below include:

"I tell her it's my house, give her a tour/In my basement, and keep that bitch locked up in the storage/Rape her and record it, then edit it with more shit” ; “I'm not a rapper nor a rapist nor a racist/I fuck bitches with no permission and tend to hate shit/And brag about the actions in a rhyming pattern matter/Then proceed to sat her down when I go splatter in her chatterbox” - Tyler the Creator.

Venues that support this performer's tour can be regarded as being complicit with his messages about violence against women. What is even more disappointing is that Eatons Hill Hotel in Brisbane, the Capitol in Perth and Enmore Theatre in Sydney are promoting this event as being 'Open to all Ages'.

Only last week, a pregnant woman who was walking to work was raped and murdered:
"Please, please don't forget my wife, my child and please, don't let this happen again,"
- husband of murdered Logan woman.

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/2013/05/30/07/12/qld-police-to-show-cctv-in-murder-probe

‘Tyler, The Creator lyrics include “Rape a pregnant bitch and tell my friends I had a threesome. You got a fucking death wish? I'm a genie, it'll get done”

Yesterday, another woman was sexually assaulted near Carseldine train station.

There is a strong body of evidence linking sexual violence in images and music with acts of violence against women. Why are these venues allowed to incite violence against women?

We demand that you cancel this event. Our community is outraged by your decision to host ‘Tyler, The Creator’ and demand that you withdraw support for his show.

To:
Frontier Touring
Eatons Hill Hotel Brisbane
To cancel the show of American rapper ‘Tyler, The Creator

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Holly Hutchison PERTH, AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      Because the rape culture is disgusting and should not exist, especially in this "progressive" country.

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    • Bridget Blain MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      Australia has a shameful history and current culture of violence against women. Unfortunately, this kind of moronic, hateful vitriol has a powerful effect on young people, and I do not believe the venue should support this in any way. These lyrics are sickening beyond belief.

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    • Sue Kaasik AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      I believe in freedom of speech but his word is disgusting and dangerous

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    • Kelly Aldred MORWELL, AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      We should reject entertainment that glorifies violence against music, not silently support and condone it.

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    • Louise Marcroft MARRICKVILLE, AUSTRALIA
      • about 1 year ago

      This is fundamental to all women and also to the community as a whole - women, children and men. Not acceptable Tyler

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