April 22, 2015

Cosmos Harms Minors Campaign Launchesx

In recent years, Cosmopolitan Magazine has begun to glamorize things like public, anal, group, or violent sex in nearly all of their issues. What’s worse is that this magazine is purposefully targeting younger and younger audiences with Disney stars and teen idols often donning the covers and featured in the headline stories. Together with William Randolph Hearst’s granddaughter, Victoria Hearst, National Center on Sexual Exploitation launched the Cosmo Harms Minors campaign asking that Cosmo be sold to adults only and have the cover wrapped like all other porn magazines in retail shops.

 The campaign launched on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  View the the full ‘Cosmo Harms Minors’ Campaign Launch- Press Conference with Victoria Hearst here:

Join us in requesting that this magazine have the cover wrapped like all other pornographic magazines in retail shops and not be sold to minors!

Take Action!

  1. Email Cosmo Retailers and Editors through our website, CosmoHarmsMinors.com
  2. Ask local law enforcement to enforce your state harmful to minors laws
  3. Print this flyer (below) in front of the Cosmo Magazines at your local retailer and make a complaint to the store manager

WARNING Cosmo is a porn magazine

 

Featured Coverage of the Cosmo Harms Minors Campaign:

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Hearst Granddaughter: Cosmopolitan is ‘Porn’
By: Bob Unruh
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
WND

“The granddaughter of media mogul William Randolph Hearst is launching a campaign to cover up in-store issues of her family company’s Cosmopolitan magazine because of content she describes as pornographic. In a news conference Wednesday at the National Press Club, Victoria Hearst, whose cousin, William Randolph Hearst III, is chairman of the Hearst Corp., said: “I love my family. I love the executives at Hearst. This is not ‘Mommy Dearest.’ This is simply me being concerned about getting porn out of the hands of children…” READ MORE

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Hearst Heir: ‘Cosmo a Porno Magazine’ Read by Minors
By: Sean Piccollo
Thursday, April 24, 2015
Newsmax

“A granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst says it’s time to put a wrapper on one of the family’s best-known titles — Cosmopolitan magazine, a.k.a. Cosmo — and move it behind the counter next to adult monthlies such as Playboy and Hustler…”READ MORE

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William Randolph Hearst’s Granddaughter Skewers Cosmo as a ‘Porn’ Magazine
By Cortney O’Brien
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Townhall

“William Randolph Hearst, the famed newspaper publisher and inspiration for the film ‘Citizen Kane,’ wouldn’t even be able to recognize his company’s Cosmopolitan magazine today. What was once an inspirational circular for women, has declined to little more than pornography…”READ MORE.

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Interview by Katie Yoder
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
MRC TV 

Dawn Hawkins, Vice President, National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCSE), interviewed with Media Research Center TV to discuss the launch of the Cosmo Harms Minors Campaign.

 

Hearst Granddaughter: Playboy More ‘Responsible’ Than Cosmo
Interview by: Katie Yoder
MRC Newbusters


For more information, please visit CosmoHarmsMinors.com. If you would like an interview with Dawn Hawkins, please contact Amanda Smith at amanda@ncose.com or (202) 393-7245.

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