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Cosmopolitan Teaches Girls the Same Values Playboy Teaches Boys

Warning: Article discusses sexually explicit themes. Reader discretion advised. By Leanne Miller, NCOSE Intern. Just about everyone who knows the name Playboy knows that it has pornographic objectives and an explicit sexual rhetoric. Even though its mission is to be “an arbiter of style and a vanguard for political, sexual and economic freedom,” its reputation is…

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This Supermarket Now Has a Cosmo-Free Checkout

Marsh Supermarkets now has a Cosmo-free checkout. Marsh Supermarkets—a chain of produce markets and convenience stores with 72 locations in Indiana and Ohio—has committed to keep Cosmopolitan magazine out of the direct sight of its customers and to remove it from their checkout lane magazine stands. Within the magazine section of Marsh Supermarkets, Cosmo has been placed behind…

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This Simple Action Is How One Person Got Cosmo Magazine Out Of Their Wal-Mart Checkout Aisle

We regularly hear from supporters who are concerned about Cosmopolitan magazine. A nationwide survey revealed that the majority of Americans believe Cosmo is especially harmful to minors and that it should not be prominently displayed in checkout aisles.  Cosmopolitan is filled with sexually explicit articles and depictions of sex acts in virtually every edition. However, it’s often…

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Video: Cosmo is Pushing Porn Onto its Readers

The 2016 Dirty Dozen List yet again includes Cosmopolitan Magazine. The Cosmo covers are offensive and often shock people in the checkout aisle, but sadly what is inside the covers is even worse. WATCH OUR VIDEO ABOUT COSMO HERE: Graphic depictions and descriptions of sex acts are regularly featured in this magazine, and the effects…

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An Evolution from Selling “Sex Tips” to Selling Porn: Cosmopolitan Joins Forces with the Porn Industry

The premise of Sex and the Single Girl, Helen Gurley Brown’s best-seller that shocked the American public in the 1960s, was that a young woman didn’t need a ring on her finger to have and enjoy sex. Fifty years later, that notion is as culturally acceptable as a daily dose of caffeine. Gurley Brown distinctively…

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Cosmo Calls a Torture Porn Site “Ethical”…

This last December, Cosmopolitan published an article about how to know if the porn are watching is “ethical.” This isn’t the first time that Cosmo has promoted pornography, but its attempt to label porn as “ethical” reaches a new level of social irresponsibility. Let’s get one thing straight: no industry based on an individual being…

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Cosmo Came for Christmas: Now Join Our “Cosmo-X-Vent”

By Lisa Thompson with Dani Bianculli Few people following the news could have missed the controversy brewing around the Starbuck’s “Christmas” coffee cup. Conspicuously missing from the bright, red cup is any greeting referring to Christmas or any of the holidays associated with this time of year. Whether you take issue with the Starbucks cup or…

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Change Is Happening! #CosmoHarmsMinors Campaign Is Making a Difference

Your voice is making a difference! The #CosmoHarmsMinors campaign is having huge successes! We have confirmations from Walmart, Rite Aid, and Food Lion that they are moving this pornographic magazine to be behind blinders and we are hearing from dozens around the country that their local stores are following suit. Our Executive Director, Dawn Hawkins, stopped by Safeway…

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The Hill: Retailers to shield customers from Cosmopolitan magazine

By Lydia Wheeler Original Source: The Hill Cosmopolitan magazine has proven to be too risqué for some retailers. Late last month, Rite Aid and Food Lion announced they were working to shield customers from the content on the magazine’s cover. In a statement, Rite Aid said it is still going to carry the publication, but future…

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Walmart To Cover Cosmopolitan Magazine

Statement by NCSE Executive Director, Dawn Hawkins  Washington, DC – Walmart now joins the ranks of other major supermarket chains, RiteAid and Delhaize America, with its recent commitment to put Cosmopolitan behind blinders in their stores, nationwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation initiated this change by bringing the harms of minors being exposed to…

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