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STATEMENT: Utah Resolution on Public Health Crisis of Pornography Passes Committee Unanimously

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE   Washington, DC –  Friday the Utah State Legislature’s resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis passed through committee unanimously. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) applauds this development, and expects that soon other states will consider similar resolutions. “This unanimous vote is hopefully the first of many as the states begin…

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Recovering Porn Addicts Are Raising Awareness About the Harms of Pornography

Contrary to popular belief, pornography addiction is real and it is affecting the youth everywhere. Today’s society is very much based upon instant gratification—information is available instantaneously at the click of a button. Pornography works the same way. An individual feels sexually aroused, watches an explicit video, and receives pleasure. The mechanics of porn viewing…

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Breaking: Hyatt Hotels to Remove All On-Demand Explicit Videos

Hyatt Hotels to Remove In-Room Porn, Globally Washington, DC – Hyatt Hotel Corporation has changed its policy and will now remove all on-demand pornography from its guestrooms worldwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds Hyatt’s decision to reject profits from pornography—an industry based on sexual exploitation. “With this step, Hyatt is proving itself to be…

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Press Release: Playboy Passé: Why Nudity is Now Irrelevant

Statement by NCOSE VP of Education and Outreach, Lisa L. Thompson   Washington, DC – Playboy magazine has announced that it is discontinuing its practice of publishing fully nude photos of women, which marks a significant cultural shift as the use of hardcore pornography rises. “Playboy, once the cultural gateway to pornography, has now ceased…

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Why We Must Educate: A Lesson from the World Meeting of Families

With a sign that says “Pornography: A Public Health Crisis,” you’re going to get some attention. This was the sign that the National Center on Sexual Exploitation chose to feature at its booth this year at the World Meeting of Families, an international Catholic event preceding the Papal visit in Philadelphia. NCOSE was glad to…

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Hilton Worldwide to Remove All In-Room Porn

Hilton to be Removed from NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List Due to Policy Change  Washington, DC (8/17/15) – Hilton Worldwide, the international hotel and resort chain, has changed its policies in order to remove all on-demand pornographic videos from all of its properties, worldwide. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is grateful to Hilton for its…

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