Day: February 9, 2015

Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson talk about filming "Fifty Shades of Grey" on the "Today Show.""Today Show" hosts Hoda & Kathie Lee interview "Fifty Shades of Grey" author

“Today Show” promotes “Fifty Shades of Grey” and domestic violence

In just one week, E.L. James fans will see Hollywood’s take on her twisted tale, “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Regardless of the film’s “unusual” content, as the MPAA describes it, the book’s main theme will burn through the big screen: Domestic violence and sexual abuse against women is romantic and empowering—and women want it. You can shade a lie any color you want, but it does not make it true. Hollywood is fetishing gender inequality and selling it as an empowered love story. The latest twist is that this agenda was pushed by morning talked shows, like “The Today Show,” all last week.

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Study: "Fifty Shades" Leads Women to View Porn

Grey Effects

With over 100 million copies of the book sold and box office projections of over $45 million over the movie’s first four opening days, “Fifty Shades of Grey” will continue to impact readers and viewers across the globe. However, the erotic best seller has produced negative effects on many of its readers, encouraging acceptance toward sexual violence, promotion of eating disorders and destruction of sexual realities.

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The Numbers


NCOSE leads the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation with over 300 member organizations.


The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has had over 100 policy victories since 2010. Each victory promotes human dignity above exploitation.


NCOSE’s activism campaigns and victories have made headlines around the globe. Averaging 93 mentions per week by media outlets and shows such as Today, CNN, The New York Times, BBC News, USA Today, Fox News and more.



13yo girl was abused and exploited on Instagram in her own home. It could have been prevented.

Young boy was groomed for sex trafficking via an online video game

Carmen Caliente Explains How Grooming, Sex Trafficking Led to Life in Pornography

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