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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

Chris Rock Reveals Past Pornography Addiction During Stand-Up Comedy Tour

Chris Rock, a popular stand-up comedian, is drawing large crowds for his current “Total Blackout” comedy tour. The routine is reportedly filled with Rock’s typical timely material, from discussing Donald Trump to teaching his daughters about racism. What the audience couldn’t have anticipated, however, was Chris Rock’s reference to past pornography addiction. During his routine, Rock spoke […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

3 Things Every Woman Whose Partner Uses Pornography Needs To Know

Guest blog submitted by Betrayal Trauma Recovery. For some women, it’s shocking to find out that her husband has been using pornography. For others, they are well aware of pornography in their marriage but don’t know exactly what to do about it. Here are three things that women who are in a relationship with a pornography user […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Fox News Tried to Normalize Pornography, Now It’s Being Called Out

Fox News published a slanted article claiming pornography can make you a better romantic partner. This is, of course, contrary to reliable research. As a side note: in addition to recently discussing the “benefits” of pornography, Fox News has a long history of profiting from hyper-sexualized ads placed along the side bars, and elsewhere, on […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

New Research Shows Pornography Use Decreases Satisfaction

New research is shedding light on the harms of pornography to relationships. A new meta-analysis–a reliable method for combining relevant data from various studies for greater statistical power—examined the impact of pornography consumption on individuals’ interpersonal satisfaction. The paper, entitled Pornography Consumption and Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis, concluded that “Pornography consumption was associated with lower interpersonal satisfaction outcomes […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

Even Though I Gave a Verbal “No” to Specific Requests, He Did Them Anyway

Personal testimony from a woman who submitted her story to be shared with others. I am a young woman who met a man in college whom I thought I would marry; I left the relationship because of his addiction to pornography, escalating sexual relationships with other women, and sexual assault of me. When I met this […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

One Man’s Story of Porn Addiction and Hope for Recovery

Personal testimony from a man who submitted his story of addiction and recovery to be shared with others. I started watching porn at 10 years old. Back then it was on dial up internet, with no “parental controls” or filters. They just didn’t exist. So, any kid could just find pornography like I did. This continued […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

This #WRAPWeek Let’s Fight for Loving Relationships

White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week is a time to defend loving relationships against the toxic influence of pornography. Earlier this year, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, the highly esteemed founders of the Gottman Institute wrote an open letter on pornography publicly changing their stance on pornography due to its harmful impact on intimacy and […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

“So Many People Are Supporting The Cause” – Elle’s Story

Elle is a grassroots supporter of the movement to defend dignity and to end sexual exploitation. She recently contacted the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to share her story, and how attending  NCOSE’s Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit impacted her activism. Elle’s Story: I wrote a paper about pornography while I was in college, […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

We Agree, Porn Harms Relationships and Here’s Why

On April 5th, 2016, Drs. John and Julie Gottman, clinical psychologists and co-founders of the Gottman Institute, posted “An Open Letter on Porn.” This article discussed the serious threat pornography poses for intimacy and relationships in a powerful and direct manner. Below is a response from Lisa Thompson, Vice President and Director of Education and […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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