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An Update on the Fight Against Pornography in Idaho

The following is a guest post by Craig Cobia, Ph.D., founder of Citizens for Decency. Recent headlines in Southeast Idaho mentioned how our youth are struggling with pornography, sexting, and more.  So what are we to do?  We believe that age-appropriate education, designed to carefully (without introducing them to objectionable content) help children tell a parent…


Why You Should Be at the 2018 CESE Global Summit!

The Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit is just one month away! There is no single event that you could attend that will inspire you more, get you up to speed on the issues faster, or give you the opportunity to network with the anti-sexual exploitation movement’s most influential leaders. Get Inspired We have a phenomenal…


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At the Core of the Issue: Professor Exposes Connection Between Porn and Sexual Harassment

On November 26th, a Los Angeles Times Op-Ed bore the title ‘Behind the harassment scandals, another dirty little secret: pornography’. Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we could not agree more. With each newly exposed scandal, it becomes more and more clear that the issue of sexual exploitation must be fought not only…


7 Navy Doctors Investigate: Is Internet Porn Causing Erectile Dysfunction?

[Note: this article contains medical discussion of sexual dysfunctions.] A new paper investigating the harms of pornography has been published, and its findings are cause for concern. A team of seven urologists, neuroscientists and psychiatrists from the Navy along with Gary Wilson, the founder of YourBrainOnPorn, set out to collect the facts, review research, and…


How To Stop Hiding and Quit Porn Today

By Danielle Adams, Lifestar Therapy Pornography addiction, or compulsive porn use, is a serious problem that has risen over the past decade. Like any other addiction, pornography and sexual addiction leave everyone struggling with the devastating effects associated with the disease. For those struggling with addiction, quitting porn is a healing process that will take time and…


“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,…


CNN: Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signs resolution calling porn a ‘health hazard’

Original Source: CNN Author: Forest Brown   A state with a national reputation for wholesomeness is taking aim at a medium with quite a different reputation: the pornography industry. Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed two pieces of legislation on Tuesday that aim to combat what’s called “a sexually toxic environment” caused by porn. “Pornography…


PRESS RELEASE: Utah Governor Signs Resolution Declaring Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Joint Press Conference with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation and State Senator Todd Weiler  Washington, DC – Today, in an official ceremony, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. This resolution, which passed unanimously through the Utah State Senate and House of Representatives, was drafted by the National…


The United Nations Must Consider This Torture: Reports to the UN by NCOSE

The United Nations must recognize that all individuals have an inherent right to be free from the sexual exploitation, objectification, and violence which are inherently found in prostitution and pornography. The experiences of physical, mental, and verbal abuse commonly experienced in both pornography and prostitution are consistent with torture and should be addressed accordingly. This…


STATEMENT: Dallas Votes to Ban Porn Expo Despite Threats of Lawsuit

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE   Washington, DC – The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to ban Exxxotica, a pornography expo, from returning to the city-owned downtown convention center. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds the Dallas City Council, and Mayor Rawlings, for an enlightened decision against a sexually exploitive…