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RESEARCH: Impact of Pornography on Females

Negative Body Image and Pressure to Perform Pornographic Acts: As a result of viewing pornography, women reported lowered body image, criticism from their partners regarding their bodies, increased pressure to perform acts seen in pornographic films, and less actual sex. Men reported being more critical of their partner’s body and less interested in actual sex.[i] […]

Public Health Crisis of Pornography

RESEARCH: Impact of Pornography on Males

Lower Sexual Satisfaction and Sexual Dysfunction: A 2015 study of online sexual activities among males found 20.3% reported that “one motive for their porn use was to maintain arousal with their partner.” It also found that pornography use was linked to higher sexual desire, but lower overall sexual satisfaction, and lower erectile function.[i] Other research […]

Public Health Crisis of Pornography

RESEARCH: Impact of Porn on Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  Pornography and STI’s: Pornography use among adult males in America is associated with increased engagement in sexual behaviors that increase the risk of STIs. Internet pornography consumption has been positively associated with having sex with multiple partners, engaging in paid sex, and having had extramarital sex.[i]   Increased STI’s Among Adolescent Minority Females: Exposure […]

Public Health Crisis of Pornography

7 Navy Doctors Investigate: Is Internet Porn Causing Erectile Dysfunction?

[Note: this article contains medical discussion of sexual dysfunctions.] A new paper investigating the harms of pornography has been published, and its findings are cause for concern. A team of seven urologists, neuroscientists and psychiatrists from the Navy along with Gary Wilson, the founder of YourBrainOnPorn, set out to collect the facts, review research, and […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

RESEARCH: Impact of Pornography on the Brain

The Research Is In: Since 2011, there have been 26 major studies which reveal pornography use has negative and detrimental impacts on the brain.[i]   Shrinks Brain: A 2014 study of the brain scans of 64 pornography users found that increased pornography use (i.e. pornography dosage) is linked to decreased brain matter in the areas […]

Public Health Crisis of Pornography

The Porn Phenomenon and Why You Should Care – Groundbreaking Research

The numbers are in, and one thing is clear: the phenomenon of porn use poses an unprecedented public health crisis in American society. The groundbreaking new study, “The Porn Phenomenon,”  just released several key findings which underscore the necessity of addressing pornography on a large scale. This survey reports that more than a quarter of young […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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