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Revenge Porn: Is It Legal?

YouTube star Chrissy Chambers was shocked when people began posting links from a porn site with pictures and videos of her on it. The boy she dated when she was 18 posted sexually explicit images and videos of her on the internet after they broke up; they were taken and posted without her consent or…

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STATEMENT: Jennifer Lopez Speaks Out About Sexting, Commended by NCOSE

Statement by Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of NCOSE   Washington, DC –  Tuesday, during a game of “J Lo or J No” on the Live with Kelly and Michael show, when the hosts asked her opinion on sexting Jennifer Lopez stated: “(It’s) dangerous. I’m just going to have to say J No.” The National Center on Sexual Exploitation…

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VIDEO: Sexting and the Sale of Pornography through Snapchat and Snapcash

Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, explains how Snapchat and Snapcash are facilitating sexting and the sale of pornography. WATCH VIDEO HERE: Snapchat, the popular photo and video sharing app, is used by 77% of college students regularly. We have been raising awareness about Snapchat and sexting for years, but…

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“Sexting” and the Dangers of Hidden Apps

By: Irene Neumann The phenomenon of “sexting”—the practice of taking and sending sexually provocative or explicit photos of oneself and sending them to another person via email or mobile device—has taken youth culture by storm. According to a CBS News article that quotes Dr. Kristin Perry, a psychologist and founder of a parenting resource called…

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Are the Acronyms Your Child Uses Online a Red Flag?

The Internet has truly become an integral aspect of society. We use it every day, from searching for the nearest Starbucks to applying for law school. One thing that has become particularly popular among its younger users is “Internet slang,” also known as acronyms. These shorthand phrases, used globally by teens both online and while…

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Alarming New Study: Rise in Youth-Produced Child Pornography

Washington, DC (March 11, 2015) – A new research study concludes there is an, “increasing trend for distribution of sexually explicit content produced by younger children using laptop webcams.” The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) and Microsoft participated in the study, examining 3,803 images and videos, of “youth-produced sexual content” depicting young people and uploaded by the children or covertly recorded by a third party. The report, “Emerging Patters and Trends Report #1 Youth-Produced Sexual Content, was published on March 10, 2015.

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I’m just a kid and I’m addicted to porn

I’m still in high school and I have been addicted to porn for the last four years.  It started with curiosity, at first I just wanted to know what it was and now I’m scared to be alone. Now I can’t even look at a girl without terrible thoughts coming into my mind.  I’m scared…

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