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Dirty Dozen 2015

Appeals court rules no constitutional right to view porn at campus library

Original Source: WAUSAU (WKOW) — An Eau Claire man didn’t have a constitutional right to view pornography on a university library computer, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Tuesday morning. The case dates back to December 2014, when two students in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire library noticed David Reidinger, then 45, watching pornography on a library…


Cosmo Came for Christmas: Now Join Our “Cosmo-X-Vent”

By Lisa Thompson with Dani Bianculli Few people following the news could have missed the controversy brewing around the Starbuck’s “Christmas” coffee cup. Conspicuously missing from the bright, red cup is any greeting referring to Christmas or any of the holidays associated with this time of year. Whether you take issue with the Starbucks cup or…


VIDEO: What’s next? Who should the 2016 Dirty Dozen list target?

Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation we are working on compiling the 2016 Dirty Dozen list! This list targets twelve mainstream contributors to sexual exploitation every year. The Dirty Dozen has been enormously successful, changing policies at companies like Google, Facebook, Walmart, and more. By actively engaging the media and aggressively confronting sexual…


How a Dirty Dozen Victory Helps You and Your Family To Be Safe These Holidays

Our mission is to oppose sexual exploitation and defend human dignity. To fulfill our mission, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) specifically targets 12 corporate and government agencies every year. These 12 organizations, called the Dirty Dozen, are identified by NCOSE to be leading contributors of sexual exploitation, whether it’s pornography, sex trafficking, violence…


VIDEO: How To Make A Difference For 2016’s Dirty Dozen List

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is gearing up for the 2016 Dirty Dozen list. This will be the 4th year of NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen list campaign, where we publicly expose some of the top mainstream companies and organizations that are facilitating and profiting from sexual exploitation. The Dirty Dozen list has had unprecedented success,…


Breaking: Hyatt Hotels to Remove All On-Demand Explicit Videos

Hyatt Hotels to Remove In-Room Porn, Globally Washington, DC – Hyatt Hotel Corporation has changed its policy and will now remove all on-demand pornography from its guestrooms worldwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds Hyatt’s decision to reject profits from pornography—an industry based on sexual exploitation. “With this step, Hyatt is proving itself to be…


Statement: New Carl’s Jr. Commercial Objectifies Women to Sell Hamburgers

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE  Washington, DC – Carl’s Jr., one of four brands under CKE Restaurants, recently released a controversial commercial where scantily clad women play volleyball over the Mexican border in order to promote a new Tex Mex burger. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) denounces this ad as…


Thank You Sheriff Dart for Your Actions Against Prostitution Advertising Website, Backpage

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has gathered signatures and thank you notes to Sheriff Tom Dart for his efforts to combat Backpage, a website that advertises the sale of men, women, and children for sex. Many organizations dedicated to fighting against exploitation have taken part in this campaign in order to support Sherriff…


Change Is Happening! #CosmoHarmsMinors Campaign Is Making a Difference

Your voice is making a difference! The #CosmoHarmsMinors campaign is having huge successes! We have confirmations from Walmart, Rite Aid, and Food Lion that they are moving this pornographic magazine to be behind blinders and we are hearing from dozens around the country that their local stores are following suit. Our Executive Director, Dawn Hawkins, stopped by Safeway…


Washington Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Victims, Against Backpage

Recently, the Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of three young women who sued after they were sex trafficked as minors on the website. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) praises this decision, which allows the lawsuit to proceed to trial. After the lawsuit was originally filed, Backpage filed a motion to dismiss…