After facing public pressure from NCOSE advocates, Kraft Heinz has pledged not to advertise or promote any of its brands on Pornhub or other similar sites.
DC is not the first jurisdiction to consider fully decriminalizing commercial sex and it won't be the last. But we the people won't stand for exploitation.
When mainstream companies normalize or partner with the pornography industry they tacitly endorse and fund the sexually exploitive content and messages that the pornography industry produces.
"I'm in that first generation of kids who grew up going through puberty and having access to high-speed digital porn online."
"Playboy was my gateway into full-blown pornography addiction," Kanye West told Zane Lowe in an extensive video interview for Apple Music's Beats 1.
Until Massage Envy can deliver greater changes and gain back the trust of clients, they remain a dangerous place for female clientele.
The sordid Girls Do Porn case proves that the porn industry cannot distance itself from the sexual exploitation, abuse, and trafficking on which it profits.
It is time for the manufacturers of smart devices to acknowledge the dangers and risks their products can pose to children and to make them safer.
Bill 23-0318 (a.k.a. The Community Safety and Health Amendment Act of 2019) would amend existing D.C. statutes to fully decriminalize prostitution.
"Mistake of age" defenses incentivize buyers not to ask the age of the person they are purchasing and emboldens them to risk buying sex from minors.
Centralized DoH will make it harder to identify illegal content normally blocked by ISPs. This could disrupt safety filters and grow online child sex abuse.
Child sexual abuse images are illegal. Pornography is illegal. Their exploitation is demonstrably and inextricably intertwined. Yet most turn a blind eye.