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Kevin Spacey: Another Story of the Pattern of Abuse in Our Society

With the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements there has been a seismic shift in our current culture. Victims of sexual abuse, one after another, are speaking out against their perpetrators. With all the accusations against Kevin Spacey by men we see that women are not the only ones subject to sexual abuse. Boys and men […]

2018 Dirty Dozen List: Poster Boys of #MeToo Culture

School Resource Provides Shocking Graphic Material to Children: EBSCO Scandal

Simple searches in EBSCO databases (an educational resource for school children) result in articles normalizing prostitution, promoting anal sex, and includes live links to hardcore pornography websites. Watch the video here: Take action, download and share the below graphics on social media! Hover over the image for easy sharing options.

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2018 Dirty Dozen List: EBSCO

HBO is Normalizing Rape Culture

HBO has a long history of putting gritty, intense stories to the screen. What they don’t realize is that stories that come out of the pornography industry and prostitution are more than gritty and intense. Such stories are evidence of the devastating experiences to which the industry exposes prostituted persons. HBO uses pornography and prostitution […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: HBO

Why It Matters When HBO Normalizes Sexual Violence and Exploitation

Unfortunately, to date HBO has consistently produced content which normalizes rape myths, sexual violence, and commercial sexual exploitation through sexually exploitive depictions of sex and sexual violence. Why does sexually exploitive TV matter? Media—whether in the form of the written word, movies, television, or the visual arts, etc.— is a powerful driver of social norms. […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: HBO

Why Video Games With Sexually Exploitive Content Harm Children

Children are at a high risk of being exposed to sexually exploitive content on Steam. The PC gamer website, Steam, offers entire categories of “nudity” and “sexual content” video games. These categories include over 780 video games with explicit content, featuring only mild warnings that such material “may not be appropriate for all ages, or […]

2018 Dirty Dozen List: Steam

Why Kids in Elementary School Aren’t Safe on EBSCO Databases

Do your children use EBSCO? Whether they go to public or private school, there’s a good chance they do. Because EBSCO is one of the largest online educational databases in the country! Kids use this “curriculum appropriate” resource to do research and reading for school. Great, right? WRONG. Turns out, EBSCO is not “curriculum appropriate” at […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen List: EBSCO

Parental Controls Guide for Netflix, Apple TV, Amazon, Roku and Kindle Fire

If you are a parent concerned with the media your child may have access to, you are not alone.  Fortunately, most major programs and devices offer some form of parental control, and while these controls are often far from perfect, they can be extremely useful in protecting those we love from harmful material. This blog […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen List: iBooks

Tweet @Amazon to Stop Profiting from Sexploitation

While their corporate policy ostensibly prohibits it from selling pornography, Amazon.com is promoting material that sexualizes children and normalizes the dehumanization and sexual commodification of women. Items for sale on Amazon include child-like sex dolls, photography books with eroticized child nudity, pornographic magazines, and clothing items, and more. Their Kindle e-reader is riddled with sexually […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: Amazon

How Stripping, Prostitution, and Sex Trafficking Occurs Through Snapchat

In addition to Snapchat’s troubling association with the normalization of sexting, Snapchat has facilitated the monetization of sexting thanks to the advent of Snapcash, an in-app way to exchange money. Question: What do you call a sexual performance conducted in exchange for money? Answer: Prostitution, pornography, stripping…and sometimes even sex trafficking. Increasingly, pornography performers and […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: Snapchat

Join the #CleanUpComcast Twitter Storm With One Click

Comcast really hates to get bad reviews via social media. Make sure they hear us loud & clear that Comcast profiting from racist, incest, and teen-themed pornography and sexual exploitation is not ok! Bombard them on Twitter with #CleanUpComcast and let us know if you get any replies from them! Twitter: @ncose, Email: public@ncose.com. Click […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen: Comcast

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