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Talking Points: Responses to Pro-Porn Arguments

Woman writing "girl power" on a mirror with red lipstick (For NCOSE article: "No, Pornography Is Not Feminist.")

No, Pornography Is Not Feminist.

Is there any kind of pornography that is congruent with feminism? Is it possible for pornography to be feminist? In spite of the research and data that provide a resounding “no,” some porn apologists still attempt to say otherwise. “Any kind of porn can be feminist if everyone involved is having a good time,” one…

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Blurred image of woman being filmed as a representation of GirlsDoPorn's sexual abuse, exploitation, and trafficking

Survivors’ $12.7M Victory Over Explicit Website a Beacon of Hope for Other Survivors

A civil lawsuit against GirlsDoPorn, brought forward by 22 women to expose the manipulation and outright fraud committed by the porn company, has reached its conclusion as a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the plaintiffs on January 2, 2020—awarding them $12.7M in damages. Federal criminal charges of sex trafficking have also been filed….

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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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Your Brain on Porn

SPECT (single-photon emission computerized tomography) brain scans of addictive pornography users are alarming. Even to the untrained eye, the brains of pornography addicts are visibly depleted, worse than even the brain scans of heroin addicts. Even more alarming, the region of the brain most depleted by addictive pornography consumption is the prefrontal cortex, the region…

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Fox News Tried to Normalize Pornography, Now It’s Being Called Out

Fox News published a slanted article claiming pornography can make you a better romantic partner. This is, of course, contrary to reliable research. As a side note: in addition to recently discussing the “benefits” of pornography, Fox News has a long history of profiting from hyper-sexualized ads placed along the side bars, and elsewhere, on…

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What about so-called “feminist” or “ethically-made” pornography?

Some have sought to embrace certain types of pornography as validating their autonomy and sexual agency. However, we believe pornography is inherently inconsistent with equality between men and women, and so it is inherently anti-feminist. Historically, pornography has been a product primarily created by men and intended for male vicarious access to women’s bodies. In…

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