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The Fifty Shades of Grey book series and franchise promote torture as sexually gratifying and normalize domestic violence

‘Fifty Shades’ movie trailer outrages anti-porn groups (The Washington Times)

The “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie trailer is “absolutely a misrepresentation” of what is in the book, said Gail Dines, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at Wheelock College in Boston. “It advertises it as a love affair and erotic sex — what it’s really about is abuse and violence, and the grooming of a young girl into sadistic sex,” said Ms. Dines, who is also a founding member of Stop Porn Culture.

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Young kid caught watching porn at library

Porn in US ‘A Public Health Crisis’ (Agence France-Presse)

Pornography now is so widespread in the United States that it deserves to be addressed seriously as a major public health crisis, a panel of activists said yesterday.

On the eve of a two-day conference on sexual exploitation, they suggested that porn be tackled in the same manner as teenage smoking or drunk driving.

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The Numbers

300+

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

100+

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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Stories

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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