Pornography is a social and physical toxin that destroys relationships, steals innocence, erodes compassion, breeds violence, and kills love. The issue of pornography is ground zero for all those concerned for the sexual health and wellbeing of our loved ones, communities, and society as a whole.
Drawing from recent, peer-reviewed, research literature, as well as the latest reports and surveys, this summary presents evidence supporting the view that pornography constitutes a public health crisis. While taken independently these studies do not prove that pornography causes harm, but taken in totality, the converging evidence overwhelming suggests that pornography is correlated with a wide-range of harms. Learn more and take action through the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s various campaigns related to pornography.
There is a prevailing message in pornography that people welcome aggressive actions, particularly in a sexual context. This message supports a connection between pornography and sexual violence because the medium is likely to influence viewers to commit sexual violence. A recent investigation into an attempted sexual assault demonstrates the influence that pornography can have on…
Child sexual abuse is an atrocity that goes against the very nature of human dignity. While this appears to be widely known and agreed upon, something that many around the world don’t know is the role pornography plays in fueling child sexual abuse. Yet, when taking into account the common themes of mainstream pornography, which…
At the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), we believe the law is one of the greatest tools for defending human dignity against sex trafficking, pornography, child sexual abuse, and more. It sets social norms, punishes exploiters, and gives justice to survivors. The NCOSE Law Center is an advocate to intervene in key, precedent-setting cases…
As passionate advocates in the fight to #EndExploitation, we know you are well-served by having the best knowledge, research, data, information, and analysis at your disposal. That’s why we’re excited to announce that all sessions from the 2019 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit are now available to be watched and shared—for free! The content…
Powerful Discussion Tool, “Critical Porn Analysis,” Breaks Down How Porn’s Proliferation Impacts All People
Pornography is not a new issue. However, with the rise of the Internet in the 20th century, obtaining pornography only requires a simple Google search. Sometimes it doesn’t even take any effort at all, as Internet users frequently stumble upon it by accident on social media or with unrelated online searches. The fact of the…
Sign the Petition: Tell HBO to Stop Promoting Pornography, Sexual Violence and Prostitution via The Deuce
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Check Your Local School’s Online Databases
Download the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s action packet “The ABCs vs XXX: How to Ensure Your School’s Online Library Databases are Pornography Free.” This is a useful tool for any concerned parent or citizen who wants to protect children from being exposed to pornography and sexually graphic materials on school online resources.
Tell Congress to Pressure the DOJ to Enforce Obscenity Law
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