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NCOSE 2018 Impact Report: The Fall of Online Trafficking Titan Backpage; Walmart Removes Cosmo; Comcast Safer for Kids; And More!

2018 was our most successful year to date, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Whether your support was financial, taking actions through our website, praying for our movement, sharing our social media posts, or simply telling your friend about the issue of sexual exploitation, you helped make 2018 the strongest year for our organization […]

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VICTORY! Another Hotel cancels ‘Black and Blue’ event eroticizing violence against women

We asked our friends, Love People Not Pixels, in Houston if they could lead the charge directly in getting an event that eroticized violence against women canceled. Our CESE Summit has energized and united many of the groups in Houston and they were eager (and hopeful) to take it on.

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Report of NCOSE’s 2017 Efforts to Defend Dignity

To my dear allies and friends in this fight, I want to extend my warmest thanks to you for your generous support of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation in 2017. Your dedication to defending human dignity is a personal inspiration to myself and our team, as we are reminded that so many individuals across […]

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ACTION: Ask Major Hotel Corporations to Stop Hosting Sexually Exploitive Events

Pornographic or sexually oriented conventions, expos, or conferences held in hotels risk the safety and welfare of hotel staff and patrons. Sexually exploitive events are those that promote sexually oriented businesses—businesses whose purpose it is to stimulate, titillate, or arouse the sexual fantasies of patrons, or facilitate the exchange of commercial or group sex acts. […]

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NCOSE Drafts Model Brand Standards for Major Hotels Regarding Exploitive Events

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation is calling on major hotels to adopt new brand standards regarding pornography, or sexploitation, events. It is vital that mainstream hotels reject facilitating sexual exploitation, and that they do not subject their staff and community to the harmful secondary effects such events produce.

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Two Hotels Cancel Hosting a Pornography Expo

In less than two weeks, two hotels in Houston, TX, (Hilton Houston Galleria Area Hotel, and the independently owned Holiday Inn Southwest hotel) opted to break contracts with the TEXXXAS porn event. It’s significant that socially responsible corporations are refusing to do business with this expo in light of the many harms associated with pornography. Among […]

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IHG removes porn, makes statement against “sexual exploitation”

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), an international hotel company, worked with NCOSE to ensure pornography distribution is prohibited in all of its hotel chains, globally. IHG sent a communication to all of its hotels, informing them of the policy re-enforcement to be implemented as soon as respective contracts run out. IHG has also pledged to continuously […]

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After long battle, Marriott finally changes their porn policy

After years of lobbying by a large coalition of groups, including us at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (formerly Morality in Media), Citizens for Community Values, American Family Association, Focus on the Family, and others, Marriott Hotels & Resorts announced in 2011 that they would be dropping pornography from their locations. While a major […]

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Robert Rowling of Omni Hotels: “I don’t want this in my hotels!”

In an October 2000 New York Times article, Omni’s president, Jim Caldwell, said that his company’s decision to remove the sex-videos would cost it an estimated $1.8 million per year. The company stated that “[t]he anticipated loss in revenue demonstrates the company’s commitment to the issue. Omni Hotels has already removed adult magazines from the […]

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