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Summer Seminar: The Public Health Harms of Pornography Explained

Presentation: The Public Health Harms of Pornography Explained The pornography of today has created an unprecedented epidemic of sexual harm. Once a social or health issue involves problems that affect individuals or groups beyond their capacity to correct – responsibility shifts from individual accountability to holding the forces and influences that cause it accountable. While […]

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Events

The Governor of Tennessee Just Officially Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Today, the governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, officially signed the joint resolution declaring pornography as a “public health crisis” in the state. The nonbinding resolution was sponsored by Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, and was passed with overwhelming support. It calls for education, prevention resources, and research on the negative effects of pornography. Tennessee is […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Is Pornography Addiction All In Your Mind?

From Your Brain On Porn Over the years there have been a series of studies that claim people who are religious are more likely to believe they are addicted to pornography, and that this belief is the driving factor behind any harms they experience from watching pornography. The key point in these studies—including a 2015 […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Bogus Research Refuted: No, Religiosity Isn’t the Reason People Are Harmed by Porn

From Your Brain On Porn “A religious person is more likely to call themselves a porn addict and compound problems in relationships because of the shame of being seen as damaged goods,” a recent article reported, regarding new research out of Brigham Young University. These statements get a lot of play in the press. But are […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Arkansas Just Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Arkansas elected officials have passed a resolution formally recognizing the public health harms of pornography. “We are in the midst of a digital and sexual health revolution,” said Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. “Personal stories from millennials who experienced negative side effects from exposure to Internet pornography at a […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Virginia Resolution Recognizing Harms of Pornography Moves Forward!

Major Update: the Virginia State House just passed the Virginia resolution recognizing the harms of pornography, similar to the one passed in Utah and South Dakota, with an overwhelming majority of 82-8. The resolution will now move on to the Virginia State Senate. This decision by the Virginia State House also follows on the heels […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

South Dakota’s Senate Just Declared Pornography a Public Health Crisis

South Dakota senators have unanimously passed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. This non-binding resolution was based on the model resolution written by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. The term “public health crisis” is used to broadly define both physical and social problems—from cigarette smoking to bullying—and it unequivocally applies to pornography, […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Podcast: What Can the New Adminitration Do to Combat Sexploitation?

America is suffering from a sexual exploitation crisis. Sex trafficking, pornography addiction, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and more, are issues significantly impacting American citizens, families, and communities. This necessitates that the full spectrum of sexual harm must be addressed by our federal government. NCOSE is located in Washington DC in order to elevate the […]

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The Porn Industry Chooses Profits Over Basic Protections to Performers Health

Proposition 60, a California ballot proposition which would have required that condoms be used and visible in all pornographic films, failed to pass last week. This was a loss for human rights, and a loss for public health. Pornography is causing a public health crisis in America, and the negative effects are felt by not only pornography […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

[VIDEO] Elizabeth Smart Speaks Out About the Link Between Pornography and Her Sexual Abuse

Watch Elizabeth Smart’s Video Here: In a world exclusive interview with Fight the New Drug, Elizabeth Smart opens up for the first time about the role pornography played in her abuse. To learn more about the impact pornography has on sexual violence and public health, visit our page on the public health crisis of pornography.

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

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