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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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These Male Olympic Athletes Are Getting “Magic Miked”

“36 of the Greatest Summer Olympic Bulges” This is the headline of a recent Cosmopolitan magazine article, which collected photos to emphasize the genital regions of various male Olympic athletes. Instead of focusing on the athletic accomplishments of swimmers, cyclists, or gymnasts, Cosmo has once again returned to one of its favorite recreational activities: sexual…

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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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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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Breitbart: RiteAid, Food Lion, Hannaford Stores To Place Cosmopolitan Behind Blinders

by Dr. Susan Berry Original Source: Breitbart.com Several major supermarket chains will place CosmopolitanMagazine behind blinders in their stores as a result of a campaign launched in April to protect young children and adolescents from the blatant sexual material on the magazine’s cover. Supermarket chains RiteAid and Delhaize America – which owns Hannaford Stores and Food Lion – will be placing Cosmopolitan behind blinders,…

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Young eyes should be shielded from Cosmo’s porn, says group

By Bill Bumpas Wednesday, May 13, 2015 One News Now An organization fighting against pornography is calling on retailers to stop selling Cosmopolitan magazine and wrap the cover to protect children from becoming exposed to its pornographic content. The magazine claims that it targets adult women. However, Dawn Hawkins, executive director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation,…

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William Randolph Hearst’s Granddaughter Skewers Cosmo as a ‘Porn’ Magazine

By: Cortney O’Brien Thursday, April 23, 2015 Townhall William Randolph Hearst, the famed newspaper publisher and inspiration for the film ‘Citizen Kane,’ wouldn’t even be able to recognize his company’s Cosmopolitan magazine today. What was once an inspirational circular for women, has declined to little more than pornography. As a result, Hearst’s granddaughter, Victoria Hearst, is partnering…

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‘Pornographic’?! Magazine Giant’s Granddaughter Launches Full-Scale War Against Cosmo

By Kaitlan Collins Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Daily Caller Victoria Hearst — granddaughter of magazine giant William Randolph Hearst — is going after “Cosmopolitan” in a new campaign alleging that the publication has a “pornographic influence” on minors, who she wants to protect from its “sexually explicit” content. Launching in D.C. on Wednesday, the website for “Cosmo…

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