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First Waver: Barbara Hattemer

One woman was able to stop a major pornographer in his tracks. Barbara Hattemer‘s story shows how practical, community-based efforts to defend dignity can produce inspiring results. Barbara founded a Florida chapter of Morality In Media (NCOSE’s previous name) in Naples during the early 1980s. She worked to make sure a strict city ordinance was […]

It’s Our Turn

First Waver: Dr. James Dobson

The man who declared that, “Pornography is a winnable war.” For decades, James Dobson, PhD, the founder of Focus on the Family, has been a leading, many would say, “the leading,” advocate for the family in America. Presciently, he saw the influence that pornography had on family life and warned more than three decades ago […]

It’s Our Turn

Exposed to Pornified Content in a Videogame, Now She’s Speaking Up

Personal testimony submitted to NCOSE to be shared. I would like to share my story with pornography and how easily I stumbled into it as a child in the hopes that it can help people see why children should be protected from the dangers of pornography.  I was reminded of my experience when I was […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Sexual Exploitation: The Story of Two Boys

This is the story of two boys – one named Tim and the other, “Charlotte.” TIM Tim, from the UK, got addicted to internet porn at a young age. He contacted me on our Facebook page three years ago and just said, “HELP! I am addicted to pornography; my life is ruined and I tried […]

Issue: Objectification

Boys and Men Suffer, Too. It’s Time to Give Them a Voice.

Two years ago, I spoke at a press conference on the sexual objectification of girls through mainstream mediums like Cosmopolitan Magazine. I returned to the office high on adrenaline from a successful and well-covered event and then got two calls that changed my perspective greatly. THE PHONE CALLS The first was a young man in […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: The Watch List – Cosmopolitan Magazine

REPORT: Fighting Exploitation in Budapest

I just returned from a week in Budapest, Hungary where I got to speak at three different events about the harms of pornography and its connection to other forms of sexual exploitation. It was quite a moving experience! Some of you know that my journey in fighting sexual exploitation actually began because of the year […]

Events

Adopted and Abused in a Religious Home: A Survivor’s Story

Personal testimony from a woman who submitted her experience of child-on-child sexual abuse to be shared. I’m a Korean adult adoptee. I cut off communication with my adoptive family 9 yrs ago. I flew to the states and my new family at age 6, but cannot remember the first 2 yrs of happiness because of what happened […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

This Rapper’s New Song Takes an Unexpected Stance against Pornography

While other rappers often glorify pornography and the degradation of women in their music, one rapper is raising a warning voice. In his new song “The Bitten Apple,” a track from his recently released LP All the Beauty in This Whole Life, rapper Brother Ali openly addresses the dark side of pornography addiction that many […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

Chris Rock Reveals Past Pornography Addiction During Stand-Up Comedy Tour

Chris Rock, a popular stand-up comedian, is drawing large crowds for his current “Total Blackout” comedy tour. The routine is reportedly filled with Rock’s typical timely material, from discussing Donald Trump to teaching his daughters about racism. What the audience couldn’t have anticipated, however, was Chris Rock’s reference to past pornography addiction. During his routine, Rock spoke […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

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