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Florida Proposes State Resolution Declaring Porn a Public Health Crisis

State Representative Ross Spano has proposed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. The proposal states that: “The public health crisis created by pornography and acknowledges the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change to protect the citizens of this state.” This is a great step forward! Already Utah, Arkansas, Tennessee, and […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Progress: First Edition Research Summary and 3 Key Events on the Exploitation of Boys and Men

I wanted to share some exciting news with you: we are generating a massive and much-needed shift in the way our movement addresses the sexual exploitation of boys and men. Male victims of sexual exploitation, sexual violence, sex trafficking, childhood exposure to pornography, and other sexual harms are virtually voiceless today. They are suffering alone […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Historic Press Conference: Addressing Sexual Exploitation of Boys and Men

This is the historic first press conference in Washington D.C. solely dedicated to addressing the web of sexual exploitation harming boys and men.   For too long, male sexual exploitation victims have been overlooked. Politicians, NGOs, and society at large have all failed to adequately address the experiences of boys and men involving sex trafficking, prostitution, sexual […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Why Porn is All Wrong and Why We Must Stop It Together

What’s so wrong with pornography, anyway? In an enthusiastic address to audiences at the 2016 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit, Matt Fradd boldly laid out why pornography is inherently wrong, and why we must all unite to fight against it. As an anti-pornography co-author, editor, and national public speaker, as well as a post-graduate […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Join the Back to School Campaign for Porn-Free Schools

As children head back to school this fall, all of us want to be assured our kids will be in safe environments, right? None of us would want our children introduced to addictive substances like cigarettes or drugs in school, and the same goes for sexually exploitative materials. Yet, children across the nation, in both […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen List: EBSCO

Sign the Petition: Tell HBO to Stop Producing The Deuce

Our nation is awash in pornography addictions and sexual violence. Yet, HBO is continuing to promote these themes in exchange for profits. This new show, The Deuce, chronicles the growth of the pornography industry and of prostitution in New York City during the 1970s and ‘80s.  This shift gave rise to a multi-million dollar sexually […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: HBO

The Deuce Pilot: A Premiere Rife with Graphic Sexual Exploitation

Trigger warning: this article contains descriptions of graphic sexualized exploitation depicted in HBO’s The Deuce pilot episode   HBO’s The Deuce premieres in September, however subscribers were given a pass to watch the pilot early. As suspected, The Deuce, which is set in New York around the boom of the pornography industry in America, is […]

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2017 Dirty Dozen: HBO

STATEMENT: HBO Continues Normalization of Sexual Violence with New Show, The Deuce

Washington, DC – HBO’s forthcoming television series The Deuce continues the premium cable television network’s onslaught of programs that glorify and normalize harmful sexual behaviors, particularly acts of sexual violence. The show’s main themes—the pornography industry and prostitution—tee up its performers for gratuitous pornographic scenes and disturbing, graphic sexual content. Based on the pilot show HBO made available […]

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An Open Letter to the Porn Industry from a Recovering Porn Addict

One user on Reddit is calling out the pornography industry in the below open letter. A lot of us ended up with PMO [porn-masturbation orgasm] addictions through porn. We know we bear a lot of blame for what happened to us, but we also know that you, the porn industry, is leading unsuspecting young people into your […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

3 Ways to Get Equipped and Educate Others About Sexploitation

1. We are proud to announce that our most updated version of the Pornography & Public Health: Research Summary is now available! At the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we believe it’s vital to shed a light on the vast amount of neurological, sociological and psychological research about the harms pornography inflicts on the brain, the body, and […]

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