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Atlanta Spa Shootings: Decriminalizing an Inherently Violent and Bigoted System of Disparity Cannot Make It Safer

Fully decriminalizing an inherently bigoted and violent system of disparity can never make it safe. In March 2021, our nation once again faced a terrible mass shooting as eight victims (seven women and one man)—six of whom were women of Asian descent—were murdered while working in massage parlors in Atlanta. It took no time for…

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Myriad Survivors Reveal Years of Hidden Institutional Abuse at Kanakuk Kamps

Over the years thousands of families have entrusted their children’s hearts, minds, and safety to Kanakuk Kamps. Tragically, it appears that in a deeply troubling array of instances, the safety of children took a back seat to other considerations as decades of child sexual abuse at Kanakuk Kamps were swept under the rug by the organization….

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STATEMENT – Congressional Briefing on April 8 will Demand Criminal Investigation of Pornhub for Distributing Child Exploitation, Sex Trafficking, and Non-Consensual Content

Media Advisory WHAT: A group of survivor and advocate-led organizations are sponsoring a congressional briefing to present evidence of the rampant criminality on Pornhub, which is owned by MindGeek, an international company with offices/servers in the U.S.  Pornhub has profited by distributing child sexual abuse material (CSAM), videos of rape and assault, filmed sex trafficking, and non-consensually recorded…

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STATEMENT – Kanakuk Kamp Leaders Must Be Held Accountable for Child Sexual Abuse

Washington, DC (March 29, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) said that all those responsible for instances of sexual abuse at Kanakuk Kamp, including leadership, must be held accountable given that numerous people have come forward in lawsuits over the years alleging they were sexually abused as minors at the prominent Christian summer camp. “It…

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STATEMENT – Revealed: Visa Processes Payments for Other Pornography Websites, Despite Cutting Ties with Pornhub 

Survivors & Advocates in 11 Countries Urge Visa to Cut All Ties with Sex Trafficking Profiteer MindGeek Cambridge, England (March 26, 2021) – As part of its new Dismantle Pornhub Campaign, the International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE), along with 62 survivors and advocates representing eleven countries, have sent a letter to Visa to request that Visa cut ties with all MindGeek-owned entities. MindGeek is…

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2021 Grammy Awards Show Normalizes Systemic Issues of Sexual Exploitation

It took a lot of work to make the 2021 Grammy Awards show happen amidst myriad COVID-19 complications, but unfortunately the effort was marred by CBS’ decision to green-light sexually regressive and exploitative material in the broadcast. Beyond the troubling implications for families who were watching (a significant audience for the Grammys), the onstage presentations…

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STATEMENT – CBS’ Grammys Broadcast Normalizes Stripping, Prostitution 

Washington, DC (March 15, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) says the CBS Grammys broadcast contributed to the sexual exploitation of women by objectifying them as well as glamorizing prostitution and stripping. This was true of the performance featuring Dua Lipa as well as the segment featuring Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion that…

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T.I. and Tiny Harris on a date as published on Tiny Harris' public Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/p/CKMpeWtD3qa/

T.I., Tiny, and the Role of Power and Influence in Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

On January 26, 2021, an Atlanta-based entrepreneur, Sabrina Peterson, leveled serious allegations against rapper Clifford (T.I.) Harris when she posted shocking claims that follow a violent dispute between the two. In a string of explosive Instagram posts, Peterson claimed that Harris physically assaulted her at his home in Atlanta, GA. “…@troubleman31 you PUT A GUN…

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Ravi Zacharias, RZIM, Religion, and Institutional Sexual Abuse

Ravi Zacharias: When Religion and Institutional Sexual Abuse Collide

With the ugly truth about Ravi Zacharias’ long-hidden history of perpetrating sexual abuse having come to light, the world is faced with yet another example of sexual abuse being hidden and enabled in an institutional setting—a religious institution in this case. Tragically, it isn’t an isolated example as more than a few churches and religious…

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Only a few fans at Super Bowl LV? That’s no problem for sex traffickers.

The fact that Super Bowl LV, a game featuring Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs squaring off against Tom Brady and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will likely long hold the record for the fewest fans in attendance at a Super Bowl would be a problem for sex traffickers… if commonly held misperceptions about sex trafficking…

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