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HBO’s The Deuce Recycles Female Sexual Exploitation for Profit

The final episode of the first season of HBO’s new show, The Deuce, will air Sunday night, bringing to a close, for now, yet another HBO series that profits off of the sexual exploitation of women. HBO’s claims that it made a show to critique the misogyny and exploitive harms of pornography and prostitution are about as convincing […]

hbo deuce

Issue: Sexual Violence

#MeToo — 10 Ways Predators Are Grooming Kids

Post by Kristen Jenson of Protect Young Minds  Is your child being groomed right in front of you? The #MeToo social media tsunami has revealed the mind-blowing scope of sexual exploitation. I’ve been shocked to discover just how many of my friends have suffered the trauma of sexual harassment and even rape. To prevent your […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

How Do We Address Sexual Harassment in Our Culture?

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and the resignation of Amazon Studio’s Chief Roy Price, as well as similar developments in Silicon Valley, senior political analyst Mark Halperin resigned from both NBC and MSNBC over his alleged sexual harassment of several women. At the National Center on Sexual Exploitation we are reiterating our call for real cultural change […]

Mark Halperin

2017 Dirty Dozen: Amazon

The Other Side of Infidelity

By Dr. Kevin Skinner, Therapist, Author, Co-Founder of Bloom Originally posted at Bloomforwomen.com.  “I almost feel paralyzed. Like I can’t stop thinking about my marriage and questioning if any of it has been real. Did he ever really love me or have I just been lying to myself? Have I ever been good enough for him?” […]

tonic immobility

Issue: Pornography Harms

Healing a Culture Wounded by Porn Use

Katherine Blakeman, Director of Communications, recently addressed how to “heal a culture so wounded by porn and abuse” on the Drew Mariani radio show on Relevant Radio. This invitation came in response to the recent events surrounding the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo grassroots campaign. Blakeman points out the harms of pornography, citing research […]

child sexual abuse story

Issue: Pornography Harms

Boys and Men Are Victims of Sexual Abuse Too

Today, I joined EWTN’s Teresa Tomeo for her show, Catholic Connection, to discuss the sexual exploitation of boys and men, both in Hollywood and across the nation.  Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, we have heard primarily heard about female victims of sexual abuse and harassment. However, we cannot forget that boys and men are also […]

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Out of the Shadows: Addressing the Exploitation of Boys and Men

#MeToo Should Generate Concrete Solutions

It took the Weinstein scandal, a big Hollywood producer with accusers who are well-known Hollywood actresses and models, to lead to his shameful downfall and generate a national conversation about sexual assault. Part of that conversation is the rapidly growing social media trend: #MeToo, which over half a million women have posted on social media […]

Me Too

Issue: Sexual Violence

Julie Bindel on Why Fully Decriminalized Prostitution Hurts Women

The full “decriminalization” model for prostitution only exists today in New Zealand. According to British abolitionist, journalist, and author Julie Bindel, “It is the Wild West. If you remove police intervention from pimping, brothel owning, and trafficking, of course that’s what you get.” Bindel joined NCOSE Vice President Lisa Thompson this week to discuss why […]

Julie Bindel Discusses the Harms of Decriminalization

Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Dr. John Foubert on Harvey Weinstein, #MeToo & Moving Forward

Dr. John Foubert has been in the movement to end sexual violence for 25 years. He’s an academic who has written seven books on that topic and another on the harms of pornography. It’s no surprise, then, that I wanted to see what he thought of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the resultant #MeToo grassroots […]

Dr. John Foubert on Harvey Weinstein and ending sexual assault.

Issue: Pornography Harms

Trueman Goes to Rome: Child Dignity in the Digital World

World Congress on Child Dignity in the Digital World During an extraordinary opportunity to spread NCOSE’s message on a global scale, our President Patrick Trueman traveled to Rome for the World Congress on Child Dignity in the Digital World on October 6. The purpose of the Congress was to recognize that there is an unprecedented […]

Patrick Trueman with Pope Francis in Rome

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

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