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College Students Are Struggling With Pornography At An Unprecedented Rate

College students today are part of the “online generation.” As a result, the presence of pornography in their lives is nearly universal. One global survey of college students from four different countries (Canada, Germany, Sweden, and the U.S.) found that 76.5% of the sample used the Internet for “sexual entertainment” and 30.8% of American students reported engaging […]

Talking Points: Public Health Crisis of Pornography

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 […]

Talking Points

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 […]

Resources: Struggling?

New Gallup Poll: How Accepted is Pornography in America?

A new Gallup Poll asked Americans to rate the moral acceptability of various topics, including pornography. This year, the poll found that pornography is viewed as largely unacceptable by the majority of Americans. Sixty-one percent found pornography unacceptable. The Gallup Poll shows that the movement against pornography is alive and well in America. It’s no surprise […]

Sexual Exploitation Watch

The Brock Turner Rule: Recognizing the Links Between Pornography and Rape

In the aftermath of the Stanford rape case, in which convicted rapist Brock Turner received a sentence of only six months in jail and three years of probation, the national dialogue on campus sexual assault has been tragically re-ignited. Understandably, this case has left many wondering what factors might have contributed to this crime. It […]

Talking Points: Increase in Violence

The Utah Resolution Calling Pornography a Public Health Crisis Passed the State House of Representatives

Utah has made another significant stride toward officially recognizing pornography as a public health crisis. A resolution introduced into the Utah State Legislature declaring pornography a public health crisis has passed the Utah House of Representatives and will soon be presented to Governor Gary Herbert for his signature. It is important for Utah to recognize […]

Congressional Briefing

STATEMENT: Utah Resolution on Public Health Crisis of Pornography Passes Committee Unanimously

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE   Washington, DC –  Friday the Utah State Legislature’s resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis passed through committee unanimously. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds this development, and expects that soon other states will consider similar resolutions. “This unanimous vote is hopefully the first of many as the states begin […]

Myth or Fact: Is Sex Trafficking at the Super Bowl Really a Problem?

Recently, claims about the prevalence of sex trafficking at the Super Bowl have garnered skepticism, with some people even asserting that sex trafficking at the Super Bowl is an urban legend. Do these claims hold water? Acknowledging the Hype To begin it’s important to acknowledge that in the past some well-intentioned individuals and groups have […]

Tackle Demand

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 […]

Talking Points

Defending Dignity: Highlights From this Week

The latest updates from NCOSE and from the movement! 6 Reasons to Cut Porn Out of Your Life for Good in 2016 Tis the season for resolutions. As the New Year begins, countless goals are being made by optimists and pragmatists alike. Some of the most common commitments on January 1st include eating healthier, reading more, […]

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