Kimberlee Tinio Forsgren

Kimberlee Tinio Forsgren is a communications intern at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. She is currently earning a bachelor’s degree in English at Brigham Young University (BYU) with a minor in Digital Humanities and Technology. Kimberlee’s interest in activism has flourished since she joined BYU’s Anti-Human Trafficking Club at the beginning of 2016, where she has donated her creative talents and efforts to raising awareness about this important issue, and continues in her work at NCOSE. In her spare time, Kimberlee enjoys doing freelance graphic design, cooking, and spending time with her husband, Ben, who is also an intern at NCOSE.

Articles by Kimberlee Tinio Forsgren

Sexual Harassment and Abuse in the Military Is Not a New Problem

Earlier this year, in what is referred to as the Marines United Facebook scandal, it was discovered that an undetermined number of photos of nude or nearly nude female Marines were shared without their consent in a private Facebook group comprising almost 30,000 members, most of whom were active-duty Marines, Marine Corps veterans, or British…

abuse in the military

Issue: Military

This Rapper’s New Song Takes an Unexpected Stance against Pornography

While other rappers often glorify pornography and the degradation of women in their music, one rapper is raising a warning voice. In his new song “The Bitten Apple,” a track from his recently released LP All the Beauty in This Whole Life, rapper Brother Ali openly addresses the dark side of pornography addiction that many…

brother ali rapper

Issue: Pornography Harms

Wisconsin Activists Fight against Sex Trafficking and Pornography with City Blitz Campaign

A bold new billboard recently appeared along Highway 33 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Located directly across from local “sex store” Sensations, this billboard proclaims: “Sex Trafficking: Porn Creates Demand.” The billboard is part of NCOSE’s City Blitz campaign, which raises awareness in cities across the country about the harms of pornography, including links to other…

Billboard wisconsin

Issue: Pornography Harms

College “Sex Week” Promoting Exploitive Sex Tips at a Campus Near You

In March, Ohio University geared up for its most recent “Sex Week,” a four-day event where sex-related activities were hosted at a different campus location each day. Students sought to “destigmatize the conversation around sex” and “widen the conversation” to include types of sex outside of what is considered to be “conventional,” but in the…

sex week college

Issue: College

New Documentary Exposes Harms of Pornography from Insiders’ Perspectives

Ten Million Throwaways is a six-part documentary television miniseries that sheds light on the pervasive harms of pornography and the porn industry. Writer and director Andrew Douglas decided to create the documentary when he noticed that “there was a massive void around the topic of pornography” outside of the porn industry itself. “There is a…

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