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ACTION: Ask Major Hotel Corporations to Stop Hosting Sexually Exploitive Events

Pornographic or sexually oriented conventions, expos, or conferences held in hotels risk the safety and welfare of hotel staff and patrons. Sexually exploitive events are those that promote sexually oriented businesses—businesses whose purpose it is to stimulate, titillate, or arouse the sexual fantasies of patrons, or facilitate the exchange of commercial or group sex acts. […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Victory – TEXXXAS Expo Squeezed into Seedy Strip Club

The TEXXXAS pornography expo has been pushed out of the mainstream in Houston, Texas. Instead of being hosted in a prestigious hotel, the TEXXXAS pornography expo will not be relegated into a seedy strip club. This is an important victory for the movement to end sexual exploitation. In less than two weeks, two hotels (Hilton […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

A Second Hotel Gives TEXXXAS Porn Expo the Boot

The TEXXXAS porn expo could be on the verge of getting run out of town! After Hilton Hotels announced that they canceled their agreement to host the sexploitation event, event coordinators started scrambling to find a new venue. Meanwhile, we got to work contacting our hotel friends. Because of our work with the Dirty Dozen […]

City Blitz Campaigns

Victory: Hilton Cancels TEXXXAS Expo Over Concerns Of Sexual Exploitation

Houston, we have a victory! Just yesterday we posted a blog explaining how the TEXXXAS pornography expo was scheduled to occur in Houston, Texas, next month. We reached out to Hilton executives to inform them about the harmful nature of this sexually exploitive event. And Hilton Worldwide cancelled its arrangement with the pornography expo! Along with […]

2015 Dirty Dozen: Hilton

TEXXXAS Porn Expo Raises Concerns About Uptick in Sex Trafficking

Trigger warning: short list of pornographic film titles included in this article. Houston, we have a problem. A pornography expo, not-so-subtly titled TEXXXAS, is taking place at the Hilton Houston Galleria Area Hotel in Houston, August 17-20. TEXXXAS event organizer John Grey has publicly stated: “Houston needs something like this, I think, and there is a market […]

City Blitz Campaigns

These Hotels Are Getting Out of the Pornography Business

Dawn Hawkins and Lisa Thompson discuss the numerous hotels that have removed on-demand pornography options as a result of the Dirty Dozen List and public pressure. WATCH VIDEO HERE: Starwood Hotel & Resorts (which owns brands like Sheraton and Westin) and InterContinental Hotels Group (which owns brands like Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza) have both committed to […]

2016 Dirty Dozen: Starwood Hotels & Resorts

InterContinental Hotels Group Re-Commits to Remove All On-Demand Pornography

A new age in the hotel industry is dawning. And it doesn’t include pornography. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), an international hotel company, has worked the past few months with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to ensure that none of its hotels will get away with selling on-demand pornography. IHG’s renewed commitment to enforcing a brand standard […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

A Christmas Message from Patrick Trueman, NCOSE President

Watch Video Here: Patrick Trueman wishes a Merry Christmas to all of the supporters of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. “I think we are winning this war!” He says, noting that NCOSE has had several victories this year, removing pornography from multiple prominent hotel chains and getting Walmart, FoodLion, and RiteAid to improve some of […]

Hilton Worldwide to Remove All In-Room Porn

Hilton to be Removed from NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List Due to Policy Change  Washington, DC (8/17/15) – Hilton Worldwide, the international hotel and resort chain, has changed its policies in order to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties, worldwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is grateful to Hilton for its […]

2015 Dirty Dozen

Dirty Dozen Progress: Hilton Hotels

We were invited to Hilton Hotel’s headquarters yesterday to discuss removing them from the Dirty Dozen List.  We are happy to share that there is significant progress being made on the part of Hilton to get out of the pornography business.  Their representative told us that they have received 1,000 calls, emails, and letters a […]

2015 Dirty Dozen: Hilton

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