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Another Celebrity speaks out about the addictive nature of pornography

During a web show Rapper Denzel Curry spoke out against the addictive nature of pornography and commented how Terry Crews had made similar statements in the past.. Celebrities and other public figures are starting to realize the damaging effects that pornography can have on a person, their life and relationships. In the interview Denzel Curry…

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“So Many People Are Supporting The Cause” – Elle’s Story

Elle is a grassroots supporter of the movement to defend dignity and to end sexual exploitation. She recently contacted the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to share her story, and how attending  NCOSE’s Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit impacted her activism. Elle’s Story: I wrote a paper about pornography while I was in college,…

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Defending Dignity: Highlights From this Week

The latest updates from NCOSE and from the movement! 6 Reasons to Cut Porn Out of Your Life for Good in 2016 Tis the season for resolutions. As the New Year begins, countless goals are being made by optimists and pragmatists alike. Some of the most common commitments on January 1st include eating healthier, reading more,…

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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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New Peer-Reviewed Study Affirms the Reality of Porn Addiction

A new peer-reviewed scientific research paper released last week reconfirms the existence of porn addiction.  While recent articles have been in the news that attempted to throw doubt on whether porn use can lead to addiction, superior research has validated the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s position that porn addiction is a real, and arduous, obstacle that…

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New Peer-Reviewed Study Affirms the Reality of Porn Addiction

Statement by NCSE’s Executive Director, Dawn Hawkins Washington, DC – Contrary to recent claims, pornography addiction is no illusion. A recent peer-reviewed study that appeared in the journal “Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity” affirms the reality of porn addiction, and supports the addiction model. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation contends that this information is of…

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Public Health Crisis: Porn Addiction is Hijacking Your Brain

A brain that is wired to seek out physical and psychological satisfaction from viewing pornography will be stimulated even when coming into contacted with something associated with that behavior.

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New Survey Reveals Tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds Struggle with Pornography Addiction

A recent NSPCC ChildLine survey concluded that a tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds fear that they are “addicted” to pornography. One in five of the 700 children surveyed reported to have seen pornographic images that “shocked or upset them.” NSPCC also reported that 12 percent of those surveyed, had taken part in, or had made, a sexually explicit video.

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“Evelyn” – Testimony before Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography, 1985

Evelyn, a mother and housewife in Wisconsin, testified on behalf of the Attorney’s General Commission on Pornography.   In a small town in Wisconsin, pornography was not readily available during her first few years of marriage.  Her husband’s addiction began with Playboy, obscene playing cards and R-rated movies.  He began ordering more materials by mail. His…

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“Bill” – Testimony before Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography, 1985

“Bill,” a veteran convicted of sexual assault of a minor, testified in 1985, before the Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography in Washington, DC. He candidly explained the horrific effects that porn use had upon himself, his attitudes toward the opposite sex, and his sexual compulsions. “I had a hedonistic attitude toward sex. The magazines told…

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