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Screenshot of Pornhub's Instagram reshare of the Baby Yoda meme

Porn Industry Normalizes Children Using Porn with “Baby Yoda” Meme

Odds are good that you have seen at least one version of this viral Internet meme being shared countless times across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (and beyond): an adorable tiny green alien known colloquially as “Baby Yoda.” Baby Yoda is a character from a Disney+ series called The Mandalorian. Although said to be 50 years…

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Screenshot of letter from four U.S. Representatives—Jim Banks of Indiana, Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Vicky Hartzler of Missouri, and Brian Babin of Texas—to U.S. Attorney General William Barr

U.S. Reps to AG: “Declare the prosecution of obscene pornography a criminal justice priority”

On December 6, 2019, four U.S. Representatives—Jim Banks of Indiana, Mark Meadows of North Carolina, Vicky Hartzler of Missouri, and Brian Babin of Texas—sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to prioritize the prosecution of obscene pornography. The reason such a measure was necessary requires a…

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A Decade of Addiction Ravaged His Life After Being Exposed to Porn at Age 11

John* was an A+ student. He loved playing baseball with his younger brother and he had a good relationship with his parents who did everything they could to raise him well and instill him with the right values. Also, John was 11 years old when he was exposed to pornography. He was first exposed to…

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Amazon Promotes Incest, Despite Clear Research Showing the Harms of Parental Abuse on Children

By Ericka Case Child sexual abuse from a parent, a step-parent, or a parent’s live-in romantic partner is being portrayed as an acceptable “fetish” by large companies like Amazon. Thousands of incest-themed pornographic books are for sale and even included for free in the monthly subscription service Kindle, which is owned by Amazon. Searches by…

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Still of someone holding a sign that says "Resist" as a representation of the fight to end sexual exploitation

The State of the Fight to End Sexual Exploitation in 2019

The fight to end sexual exploitation is massive and multifaceted, and 2019 has been a year filled with victories and building momentum that bodes well for the movement in 2020 and beyond. These powerful moments and momentum from 2019 would not have been possible without passionate advocates and allies being willing to join together to…

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Lamar Odom and Sabrina Parr in a still from a video interview with Covenant Eyes

Lamar Odom Admits Porn Addiction: “I Don’t Want to Live Like That Anymore”

Lamar Odom, former NBA player and reality TV star, recently gave a tell-all interview on his battle with pornography addiction. In the interview, he described to Covenant Eyes how his addiction to porn “dominated his life.” “It’s just like if you’re addicted to drugs, you know, that first time can lead to an addiction,” he…

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Joint International Campaign Launched to #WakeUpInstagram to Sexual Exploitation on its Platform

Today three anti-sexual exploitation organizations from three different countries—the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (United States), Collective Shout (Australia), and Defend Dignity (Canada)—launched a #WakeUpInstagram campaign to call out rampant sex trafficking, child sexual abuse grooming, as well as adult fetishization of young girls on Instagram. “Earlier this year, YouTube came under public scrutiny for…

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PayPal Cut Ties with the Porn Industry. Thank Them for Doing the Right Thing.

PayPal has ended its payment processing work with the massive and exploitative porn site Pornhub. Making the business decision to cut ties with the incredibly lucrative pornography industry is no easy thing. Many corporations balk at the thought of jeopardizing any source of income, yet even so there are still companies out there who are…

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Still from the CBSN Originals documentary "Speaking Frankly: Porn" produced by CBS News

CBS News Admits Porn is Hijacking the Sexuality of America’s Children

In a significant development for the movement to end sexual exploitation, including the public health crisis of pornography, a CBSN Originals documentary from CBS News called “Speaking Frankly: Porn” is exposing the massive and disquieting impact pornography is having on children and teens across the United States. Although the findings of the documentary are not…

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Screenshot of Kraft Heinz's ad for "DEVOUR" that was placed on Pornhub's website

Kraft Heinz Pledges No More Porn Site Ads After NCOSE Advocates Speak Out

The global companies Kraft Heinz and Unilever recently came under public scrutiny for advertising on Pornhub—a large, sexually exploitive, pornography site that normalizes themes of racism, incest, and violence against women.  Following initial public backlash, Unilever pledged to never advertise on a pornography website again, but Kraft Heinz initially declined to rule out future plans…

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