Massive News Coverage: #FiftyShadesIsAbuse

We’ve been getting a lot of news coverage on our efforts to fight sexual exploitation, specifically those opposing “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Dawn Hawkins, our Executive Director, has been doing daily interviews with national news outlets who are interested in our message against the popular franchise: it normalizes and promotes domestic abuse.

CNN hosted Dawn in a debate with Mel Robbins discussing (top) “Fifty Shades of Grey” and (bottom) the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition:



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EWTN News Nightly interviewed Dawn about this year’s Grammys and how “Fifty Shades of Grey” promotes domestic violence and abuse:


Here is some Washington, DC local coverage on the issue:


In case you missed these articles about our efforts:


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.



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