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Here is LINA’S STORY on how pornography use by her boyfriends ruined her relationships with them. Please like and share it to support the cause! Also please share your comments which we will pass on to Lina, who will appreciate your thoughtful feedback. Thanks! 🙂

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PORN IS MAKING WAR ON LOVE, KNOWLEDGE, KINDNESS, TRUE BEAUTY AND HAPPINESS

I am 28 years old and eight years ago when I was 20 I was in trouble because I was hanging out with some people who worked for fetish and BDSM pornographers. (BDSM = bondage, domination, sadism and masochism) I was working with them as a go go dancer and other bad things, but no sex.

I did it because I was angry with my ex-boyfriends. I found pornography pictures and videos on their computers many times and I was doing it for revenge. I kept thinking: “Why these girls and not me? Am I not sexy and beautiful etc.??” (I was sooo immoral and immature.) In a way I think that I got revenge against myself and nobody else. That was a real zero in my life, nothing good in my head!!!

When I started a relationship again I stopped what I was doing with the BDSM people. One day I found my new boyfriend with a dildo and he was watching porn with women and transsexuals. I felt so empty. 😦 I thought again, “Why is he doing this? Can’t I be loved? Am I so ugly? Who likes this?”

I broke up that relationship of four years and I spent one year alone. I thought that if I fell in love again I would be careful about what my boyfriend wanted and liked. Then I met someone and got involved with him. I was starting new and I was so happy. My new boyfriend was kind, etc., but one time he was staying in my house and in the morning I woke up and caught him watching porn on the computer. 😦 I didn’t break up with him and I’m still with him now. (One year and some months later.)

I talked to my friends and my mother and they told me that many boys do that sort of thing and that I shouldn’t break up because of it. But we have problems with our relationship and we haven’t been intimate in many days. Instead he masturbates in the bathroom to girls in porn, plus he wants me to do those things that the girls in porn do and I don’t like to do them. 😦

I am feeling very sad about my boyfriend as I feel things for him and it’s not easy for me to leave him. I try to explain to him how hurtful it is when he looks at pornography, but he just says that it is “nothing bad,” and that he just sees it as a game!

In addition to these porn problems with my boyfriend my dad likes to see porn with animals.. :((((( I am not feeling well. I really don’t know why these men are so stupid. I am sure I am not like that. I don’t like these ugly ways. Why do they hurt us? Where is the love?? 😦

Porn is making war on love, knowledge, kindness, true beauty and happiness. Porn is teaching people to use their body in ugly ways, like meat!

People: Open your minds and hearts. Do good things in your life. Don’t throw yourselves into the garbage. You deserve the true beauty of life, whether you are healthy or not. Make your brain think healthy. Do something good. You can do it.

Anyway, I just wanted to say thank you and that you bring me some happiness to know that there are people out there like you who understand how harmful pornography is.

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STORY LINK:

http://www.antipornography.org/harm_stories.html#145280

For more personal accounts of the negative effects of pornography — by users, partners of users and others — please visit our Harm Stories page:

http://www.antipornography.org/harm_stories.html

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Two men kidnapped and violently raped a 5-year-old girl after watching porn videos

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India is having a very strong response to the violent rape of a five year old girl by two men after they watched porn. See below.

WARNING! VERY GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING CONTENT!

[News Point] — After a recent incident of rape of a five-year-old girl in the Indian capital that instigated outrage in the country and across the world, appeals are being made to the apex court to ban pornography completely in the nation.

It was found that the suspects in the sex crime had watched porn videos before the incident. Provoked by the explicit videos in their mobile phone, the men kidnapped a five-year-old girl in eastern New Delhi.

The girl was raped violently by the drunken duo and the girl was left with serious injuries. Doctors recovered candles and bottles from inside the girl, which the criminals had inserted to stop bleeding in the girl after rape.

Anti-porn campaigners are now demanding a complete ban on pornography in the country. Two laws in the country already forbid the creation and distribution of such material under the Information Technology Act (2000) but one after other sex crimes demand for total ban including the technical one. The Supreme Court (SC) has been urged further to take a strict action without any delay as the number of crimes is rising terribly in the country.

http://newspoint.co.za/story/413/3278-sc-urged-ban-pornography-following-horrifying-sex-crimes-india

Note: We here at AntiPornography.org advocate education over banning porn, but we certainly understand why India might be considering banning in light of such horrific crimes against young children by men who are fueled by pornography!

For more info on the connection between pornography and sex crimes, please see the page at our site on this issue. Thanks!

http://www.antipornography.org/sex_crimes.html

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“We aren’t born sexist. Sexism is learned.”

~ That’s so true! And one of the main “teachers” of sexism is PORNOGRAPHY!

So please help educate people about the harms of pornography so that they won’t watch it and support it, by liking, sharing, following and commenting on our blog, other sites and posts! Thanks! 🙂

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“We aren’t born sexist. Sexism is learned.
Revolutionize your mind.
Manhood shouldn’t depend on putting others down, but on standing for the basic human rights of BOTH SEXES.”

Go anti-sexism guy! We wholeheartedly agree! 🙂

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WATCH this moving video that exposes how children are exploited in prostitution. The primary solution to ending this abuse = REDUCING DEMAND.
 

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Who knew that South Korea was so into producing porn? (And maybe consuming it too.) Wow. Sad.

Not to mention how all that money that people spend on pornography in all of those countries could be used to save so many people from hunger or actually starving to death! Tragic 😦

~ For more informative Internet pornography statistics, check out Internet Filter Review!

http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/internet-pornography-statistics.html

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“The Myth of the Happy Hooker” – Formerly prostituted woman Rachel R. Moran exposes the harsh reality of prostitution

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PLEASE READ AND SHARE this compelling article about formerly prostituted woman @RachelRMoran and her new book “Paid For”! ~~ It’s very disturbing but very moving and educational!

[Irish Times] — The first man to take Rachel Moran into his car for £10 hand relief in 1987 didn’t care that the 15-year- old was homeless after being thrown out by her mother, who had schizophrenia and was addicted to prescription medication. He didn’t care that her mentally ill, gambling-addicted father had taken his own life. He didn’t care that the social care system had failed her.

He didn’t ask why a child was selling sex on Benburb Street in Dublin 7, or why she had been so utterly abandoned that the homeless 21-year-old pimping her was all she had to hang on to, her only friend in the world, even though she’d known him only a few days. “Take it easy on her, it’s her first time,” the pimp said – rather hypocritically, considering he knew her age was an asset.

All that first punter cared about, and the thousands after him wearing wedding rings and with baby seats in the backs of their cars, was that Moran was 15. Underage sex was, and is, a turn-on for many of the thousands of men – one in 15 – who prostitute 1,000 women and girls every day in Ireland.

“I know of girls of 13 being prostituted today,” says Moran, who is now 37 and whose book, Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution , will be published next week, with rights already sold in Australia and negotiations under way in the UK and US.

In a week when Real Men Don’t Buy Girls , a social-media campaign by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, was launched in response to the trafficking and prostitution of young girls, Moran’s experience shows that such exploitation is not new to Ireland but that it has grown with the opening of European borders.

Men who prostitute women want to express their hatred of them by hurting them in ways no other woman would endure, Moran says. She recalls a middle-class man, who could be anyone’s husband, calling her to his home and then imposing violent sex on her on his marital bed, in a room whose walls were covered with photographs of his wife and children, as he aroused himself by spewing “disgusting and demeaning” insults about his wife. (In retaliation, and as a message to his wife, Moran rolled her own lipstick under the bed.)

Paid For is no titillating call-girl memoir perpetuating the popular myth of The Happy Hooker , the Pretty Woman redemption, the sexy student enriching her future by being prostituted to pay for her education.

“How glamorous is it, I wonder, to think of a huge heaving fat sweaty man shoving his penis into the most intimate part of your body? The truth is that prostitution is always an affront to human dignity. It is psychosexual bullying. Women in prostitution are not seen as equal humans,” Moran says.

READ THE REST OF THIS POWERFUL STORY AT THE LINK BELOW: (And please don’t forget to like, comment and share to spread the word and support the cause. Thanks! :-))

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-myth-of-the-happy-hooker-1.1358702

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Here’s a powerful poster sharing the harsh reality of sex trafficking, by UniteWomen.org (@UniteWomenOrg) ~~~ Please like and share it to raise awareness! Also please like UniteWomen.org’s Facebook Page and follow them at Twitter to show solidarity and to help support the cause! Thanks! 🙂

https://www.facebook.com/UniteWomen

https://twitter.com/unitewomenorg

POSTER TEXT:

Sex trafficking is not just girls chained to a bed.
Some of them walk freely, but are coerced into sexual exploitation, lured by dreams of a better life.
When they arrive they are tied into debt bondage; an unrealistic sum owed to their boss.
Prostitution is their only option.
UNITEWOMEN.ORG
Equality for all

http://www.unitewomen.org

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Here’s the sad but hopeful story of Markus, who realized how his pornography use twisted his view of women, and then wisely decided to quit using it! Please share some positive feedback for Markus, to encourage him to continue on this positive path of setting a great example to all men of respecting women and respecting himself. We will make sure he gets it. Thanks! 🙂

MARKUS’S STORY (male, 22, Germany, found AntiPornography.org through YouTube, YouTube username = isurugi )

I’M CHOOSING TO QUIT WATCHING PORN BECAUSE I WANT TO RESPECT WOMEN AND MYSELF AGAIN

Thanks to you I have been putting effort into quitting watching porn. So I honestly want to thank you. Because of your blog and the videos you have uploaded to show the painful but undeniable truth, I have been doing my best to quit watching pornography and further show the respect to women that I already had been doing.

The thing is, porn isn’t only unhealthy for the porn stars but for us watchers as well. It twisted my view on women, made me view them as sex objects, and I wouldn’t respect women the way they should be respected. I was always thinking about sexual acts every time I met a new girl or my friends.

It may not be a serious issue now but I know that it is going to screw things up big time later on when I get a girlfriend, a wife, or a family. People think porn is just sex on film, some with fetishes, this and that, but refuse to acknowledge the fact that it corrupts the way the viewers think, which may or may not influence their behavior.

You see, there is this girl I love, and while she may not return the same feelings, I want to respect her as the lady she is, and myself. I didn’t want my “mental addiction” to pornography and my “physical addiction” to jacking off to become an issue, so I decided it’s time to stop. It’s time to quit watching women getting humiliated on the Internet and in the videos. I’m not doing this for this girl I love but for myself. She is someone I care for and she deserves the respect whether or not she returns the feelings. Not only she should be respected, but every other girl out there, even the porn stars who got into the business.

These women in porn are being treated like dirt, like crap, and it made me feel guilty watching them on film. I feel like a jackass attending to my pleasure at other people’s displeasure and misery. But thanks to you it actually struck me and influenced me to quit.

I honestly hope I keep this up, and I thank you for your time.

Yours sincerely
“isurugi”

STORY LINK:
http://www.antipornography.org/harm_stories.html#138545

For more personal accounts of the negative effects of pornography — by users, partners of users and others — please visit our Harm Stories page:

http://www.antipornography.org/harm_stories.html

And please don’t forget to like and share this post to spread the word about the harms of porn and to support the cause! Thanks! 🙂

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This infographic has some seriously disturbing pornography statistics!

  • Every 30 minutes a porn film is made in the U.S.
  • Every second 30,000 people are viewing porn.
  • The USA produces 89% of all pornographic Web pages.
  • 42.7% of Internet users view porn. (That’s 102,434,567 people.)
  • Porn is roughly a $13,000,000,000 industry.
  • It’s larger than the revenues of the top technology companies combined: Microsoft, Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Apple, Netflix, EarthLink.
  • Wow! We think these are very scary statistics! What do YOU think?

    Source: http://www.zootpatrol.com/index.php/2011/03/america-is-addicted-to-porn-infographic

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    ENDING THE DEMAND: Ex-prostitute escapes pimp and reclaims her life. Advocates: Pornography fuels prostitution

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    Here is a very moving story that exposes the sad truth about being prostituted as an ‘escort,” how pornography is linked to all types of prostitution, and how it fuels the DEMAND for it that we all must continue to fight. This article is very powerful! PLEASE READ AND SHARE IT. Thanks!

    — “Peter Qualliotine, co-founder of Organization for Prostitution Survivors, said a boy’s average age of exposure to pornography is 9. Prostitution and pornography are inseparable, he said at the Federal Way forum, and “one does not exist without the other.””

    [Federalway Mirror] — A local woman’s life took a turn for the worse when she encountered an escort service.

    The couple who ran the escort service took her in, and the man became her pimp.

    At first, he offered protection and fed her drug habit. He groomed her with a dream of money and security. She sold sex at ritzy parties and rode in flashy cars around the Puget Sound region.

    Eventually, the pimp brainwashed her into submission and ruled every aspect of her life. He collected all of her earnings and kept track of her whereabouts at all times via cellphone.

    If she failed to earn a daily quota of $1,500, she was beaten and humiliated. He would urinate on her. He whipped her with an electrical cord.

    “That was his way of showing me this is just the beginning of what will happen,” said the woman, who requested anonymity for this story out of fear the pimp could retaliate. “I was more afraid of the pimp than the johns.”

    The pimp found customers (known as johns) through ads on Backpage.com, Craigslist and alt-weekly papers. Her earnings paid for a house in SeaTac for the pimp and his wife. Thousands of dollars in tricks paid for hotel rooms around the Puget Sound region, including Federal Way and the infamous Aurora Avenue in Seattle. She also worked to pay back the cost of those ads, or pay back bail money if she went to jail.

    The johns hailed from all walks of life. Some johns reviewed her services online. Johns would ask for particular kind of girls, which was useful information for pimps.

    “I had wigs,” she said. “Sometimes they’d say, ‘I want a blonde.'”

    In a typical transaction, the prostitute took care of business with a john while the pimp waited in an adjacent hotel room to collect the money and monitor the time.

    The lifestyle left the woman with no choice but to hustle for more money, or face the wrath of her pimp. She recruited other women into the lifestyle to shoulder some of the workload when johns were seeking services at the same time. Several sessions with johns doubled as drug deals. Pimps pressured women to exploit naive customers with blackmail, for example, such as threatening to tell a john’s wife unless he paid hush money.

    In total, she had eight prostitution arrests on her record, including an undercover bust in Federal Way. Abused as a child, she was walking Pacific Highway in search of paying customers by age 15. Drugs like heroin became a way to numb herself and cope with the streets, where she had sex to survive.

    “I had to be high,” she said. “I had to feel nothing.”

    In a twist of fate, a heroin overdose inadvertently marked the turning point in reclaiming her life. While she was hospitalized, the pimp was jailed after a violent spree in search of her.

    She formed relationships with people who empowered her. Now in her mid-thirties, she is no longer a victim, but a survivor. She is married. She lives clean and sober with a career in the mental health field. She regained custody of her three children from foster care, and now helps other mothers in similar situations. She hopes to see more reforms in the child welfare system to ensure that youth avoid these abusive relationships.

    “My thanks goes to God for sending a man who was a defender of women,” she said, referring to Nick Lembo, who with his wife, Jo, provided a support outlet through Overcomer Covenant Church in Auburn.

    “The more eyes and ears on the ground,” said Jo Lembo, “the smaller a pimp’s world gets.”

    ENDING DEMAND

    A grass-roots movement is under way to end the demand for prostitution, which is tangled in a web of pornography and cultural attitudes.

    Prostitution has shifted away from the typical streetwalkers. Nowadays, johns arrange meetings online. Federal Way Police Chief Brian Wilson said officers can put an ad on Craigslist, meet with a potential john and make an arrest, all in a span of two hours.

    In 2012, there were 12 prostitution-related investigations in Federal Way, Wilson said, with nine of those initiated by police and one involving a 15-year-old girl.

    “It’s much more underground now,” Wilson said during a forum on human trafficking Jan. 9 at City Hall. “This is not a Federal Way issue. It’s a regional issue.”

    According to the former prostitute whose story was told above, the deck is stacked against police. An officer must witness a transaction before making an arrest. When police arrest one prostitute, her pimp will find a replacement and take business to another part of the region.

    “There’s not much the police can do,” said the woman, suggesting a solution for ending demand: spread awareness among youth.

    One place to start is by reshaping the perceptions young men have toward women. Some argue the negative influence of pornography on the male sexual identity, including the accompanying message of objectifying women leads to the creation of unrealistic expectations from sex.

    While there is nothing wrong with sex, young men need to be educated on how to use and understand it, according to Nick Lembo from Defenders and Shared Hope International.

    READ THE REST OF THIS STORY AT THE LINK BELOW: (And please don’t forget to like, comment and share to spread the word and support the cause. Thanks! :-))

    http://www.federalwaymirror.com/news/187019821.html

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