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.
NCOSE Says Reddit Must Institute Basic Safety Standards Washington, DC (March 3, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is urging Reddit to institute basic safety standards for its users and people depicted in sexually explicit material, since Reddit continues to allow pornography on its site. Reddit was named to NCOSE’s 2021 Dirty Dozen List of mainstream contributors to…
STATEMENT – Canadian Parliament Must Launch Criminal Investigation into MindGeek, Say Survivors and NGOs from 65 Countries
National Center on Sexual Exploitation Also Files Legal Brief Supporting Investigation Washington, DC (March 1, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) joined a collective of 104 survivors of sexual exploitation and 525 NGOs from 65 countries in calling for a criminal investigation into MindGeek in a letter to the Canadian Parliament. The NCOSE Law…
MindGeek, the parent company of online pornography website Pornhub, continued to face scrutiny for its role in facilitating—and profiting from—child sexual abuse and exploitation as its executives were questioned by the Canadian Parliament’s House of Commons Ethics Committee in early February 2021. The Parliamentary hearings regarding MindGeek were called for shortly after the publication of…
STATEMENT – Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Pornhub by Two Survivors of Childhood Sex Trafficking
WASHINGTON, DC (February 12, 2021) – An accomplished assembly of survivor-focused and commercial litigation law firms have jointly filed a class action lawsuit against MindGeek, the parent company of Pornhub. The representative class members are two survivors of childhood sex trafficking whose videos and images of their sexual abuse were posted on Pornhub and other…
WASHINGTON, DC (February 10, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has released a statement about the passing of pornographer Larry Flynt. “Larry Flynt should be remembered as a scourge on society; he directly contributed to and profited from the sexual exploitation of women for the majority of his career, and our culture is…
Credit and Debit Card Executives Must End Their Companies’ Involvement in Sexual Exploitation
Payment processing companies must stop processing payments for the pornography industry!
This easy-to-use Action will allow you to send emails directly to executives at the world’s leading payment processing companies and demand that they end their companies’ involvement in sexual exploitation.
Sign the Petition: Tell HBO to Stop Promoting Pornography, Sexual Violence and Prostitution via The Deuce
Email Steam Executives
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
*This action is for US Citizens only.
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