Brynne Townley

Intern

Brynne Townley is a junior at Brigham Young University studying Political Science and Women’s Studies. She lived in Uruguay for a year and a half as a volunteer worker for her church, and she spent a summer studying at the University of Cambridge. She is passionate about women’s rights and the prevention of sexual exploitation. After graduation, she plans to pursue a graduate degree to enable her to continue advocating for marginalized groups. She enjoys reading, watching movies with her family, and traveling.

Articles by Brynne Townley

Join Our #BackToSchool Campaign on Twitter

Our Back to School Campaign is raising awareness about inadequate or non-existent filters in schools, which often expose children to pornography. The campaign outlines various actions you can take to become education about the issue and demand change. You can learn more about our campaign here. One way that you can make a difference is […]

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Back to School: Back to Safety?

As summer comes to a close and families prepare to send their children back to school, many of them are unaware of the potential threats lurking on school and library computers. While technology has expanded the educational possibilities in the classroom, it has also introduced a lethal enemy: online pornography. Recently, many cases of children […]

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Pornography is First Boom in Virtual Reality

Pornography is once again taking over the newest technologies, and this time it’s virtual reality. Virtual reality (VR) is a rapidly growing technology phenomenon that creates a simulated environment in which the viewer is placed inside of an experience. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article outlining how VR’s first real boom is pornography. […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

West Virginia’s Most Googled Health Problem is Porn Addiction

A recent study done by MedicareHealthPlans.com identified the most googled health problem in each state and West Virginia’s was porn addiction. This reveals the pervasiveness of pornography and the widening scope of its harmful effects. Like other health conditions, an addiction to pornography is a serious issue that has negative mental, physical, and emotional consequences. […]

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Twelve Days of Action: It’s Time to Raise Your Voice

A collective call to action has emerged out of the #MeToo Movement. People are raising their voices against a culture that objectifies women, glorifies male entitlement, and normalizes sexual violence. Despite the progress that has been made so far by these brave voices, there is still more to do. The 2018 Dirty Dozen List includes […]

2018 Dirty Dozen List: iBooks

LA City Council Members Address High Rates of Porn Use in Public Libraries

Public libraries should be spaces that enable people of all ages to embrace knowledge and discover new ideas without the fear of accidentally being exposed to graphic material. Unfortunately, the family friendly environment of Los Angeles libraries is being threatened by high rates of pornography viewing on their public computers. A report recently published by […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

When Will #MeToo Include Males Too?

Amidst the rise of the #MeToo movement and the swift takedown of dozens of high profile men after allegations of sexual harassment and assault, many women have felt empowered to speak out about their own experiences with abuse and harassment. The national spotlight is directed toward women, and society is beginning to believe them and […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Steam Announces Release of a New App, Makes it Easier to Access Exploitative Content

Valve Corporation, the parent company of Steam, recently announced the upcoming launch of a new app that will enable users to access videogames from their Steam libraries on mobile devices and tablets. This new app creates even more ways for people, especially children, to view the hypersexualized and exploitative content that is still easily accessible […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen List: Steam