ELLE: 12 Fifty Shades Of Grey Scandals That Shook The Franchise

6. Fifty Shades Freed has also been accused of ‘glamourising domestic violence’.

In a column for Townhall, director of communications at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Katherine Blakeman, said: ‘Women want and deserve healthy and consensual intimate relationships. So, Fifty Shades author E.L. James dressed up a sadomasochistic, abusive sexual relationship as just that – one that ended in true love, was based on consent, and was healthy for both partners.

‘This unconvincing lie becomes all the more repulsive in the third part of the trilogy, when Christian Grey tells his wife, Ana, who suspects him of cheating, that he “made a vow to love [her] faithfully, forsaking all others, to comfort [her] in times of need, and to keep [her] safe.”‘

‘Apparently Christian Grey’s definition of ‘safe’ doesn’t include physical, emotional, or psychological safety for Ana, just ultra-possessive jealousy on his part that keeps her ‘safe’ from other men.’

Read the whole article here. 

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

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

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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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