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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…


“So Many People Are Supporting The Cause” – Elle’s Story

Elle is a grassroots supporter of the movement to defend dignity and to end sexual exploitation. She recently contacted the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to share her story, and how attending  NCOSE’s Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit impacted her activism. Elle’s Story: I wrote a paper about pornography while I was in college,…


Personal Story: Anna

“…to say that pornography is a gateway drug is beyond minimal.” -Anna



An Open Letter to Russell Brand on the Detriments of Pornography

Following the recent release of a video by actor/comedian Russell Brand, which explains many of the harms of pornography use, Dr. Jill C. Manning and Dr. Gary R. Brooks, have written an open letter to Brand “wholeheartedly” thanking him for his shedding light on such an important issue. Dr. Manning, a Licensed Marriage and Family…


Super Bowl Commercials Celebrate Fatherhood

By Sarah Purple, NCSE Intern If you watched the Super Bowl commercials this year, you may have noticed a refreshing theme: the importance of fatherhood. While many commercials in the past have aimed for sex appeal, this year’s ads truly appealed to the heart, particularly the Dove, Nissan, and Toyota ads. At a time when…



My Story: “Porn ruined my sex life!”

WARNING: Graphic and explicit depictions
Sex with my boyfriend was disturbing in many ways. I feel led to discuss this to warn young women and teenage girls…



My Story: How Porn Harmed MY Life

I was ten when I lost my innocence. Ten. Over half my life ago. Now, I can’t remember what I ate for lunch yesterday, but I remember every little detail of how it happened.


How A Woman Set Me Free From Porn

It was about five and a half years ago.  I sat on the couch looking at my wife.  I had something to tell her.  I felt as if there was a war going on inside of me.  I would almost vocalize when every involuntary protective measure retaliated, full-force, to stop me.  It was awful.