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Montana Becomes 15th State to Recognize Public Health Harms of Porn

Montana just became the 15th state to pass a resolution recognizing the public health harms of pornography! Similar to tobacco in the 1950s, research & science have caught up with the harmful impacts of a pervasive industry. That is why the National Center on Sexual Exploitation authored the model resolution that formally recognizes the impacts…

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Pornography – It Changes Our World

“I ran away from home when I was 12 years old. I was raped on the second night on my own. I soon met John who owned a bar and had a few extra rooms upstairs. Two other girls a little older than me had a room too. He offered me safety and a place…

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Why We Need to Talk About Pornography During National Public Health Week

The use of pornography has increased dramatically since the introduction of the Internet. With free, easy access to sexually explicit material across more platforms, pornography now reaches a greater variety of audiences. Now, decades into the Internet age, concerns about the public health impacts of pornography are mounting. This National Public Health Week, we aim…

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Pornography – It Changes How We Love

“At 20 I started dating my now wife and hid the fact that I watched porn from her. I watched porn the entire time we dated behind her back because I had become addicted and didn’t want to admit it to her. We had sexual problems due to me watching porn, it made it hard…

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Members of Parliament Say Porn Should be Treated as a Public Health Hazard

Members of the Commons Women and Equalities Committee in the UK Parliament have released a report calling on the government to address pornography as a public health hazard, in the context of reducing sexual harassment and assault against women. While the United Kingdom has taken steps to reduce childhood exposure to pornography in the past, the report…

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West Virginia’s Most Googled Health Problem is Porn Addiction

A recent study done by MedicareHealthPlans.com identified the most googled health problem in each state and West Virginia’s was porn addiction. This reveals the pervasiveness of pornography and the widening scope of its harmful effects. Like other health conditions, an addiction to pornography is a serious issue that has negative mental, physical, and emotional consequences….

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‘Compulsive Sexual Behaviour’ Classified as Mental Health Disorder by World Health Organization – via The Reward Foundation

The following is an excerpt from an article published by The Reward Foundation Here are some authoritative notes for journalists and the general public about the new diagnostic category. On 18th June 2018, the World Health Organization’s authors of the International Classification of Diseases, 11th Revision, put out a press release announcing that the implementation version…

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World Health Organization: ‘Compulsive Sexual Behavior’ Is Real – Pornography Addiction Should Be Next

According to news reports, the World Health Organization has recognized ‘Compulsive Sexual Behavior’ as an impulse control disorder. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds this step forward, and calls on WHO to formally acknowledge how compulsive pornography use fuels sex addiction and can become addictive in and of itself. “The World Health Organization has…

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Louisiana is the 5th State to Formally Recognize Public Health Harms of Pornography

This summer, Louisiana joined Utah, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Arkansas in formally recognizing the public health harms of pornography. Louisiana passed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health hazard for children. This resolution differs in language from the model resolution the National Center on Sexual Exploitation produced yet it maintains important themes recognizing pornography’s…

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Florida Proposes State Resolution Declaring Porn a Public Health Crisis

State Representative Ross Spano has proposed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis. The proposal states that: “The public health crisis created by pornography and acknowledges the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change to protect the citizens of this state.” This is a great step forward! Already Utah, Arkansas, Tennessee, and…

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