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~ PERSONAL HARM STORY BY SARAH T. – 19 years old ~

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT

I grew up in a fairly big family in which I had three brothers and two sisters. I was the youngest of all of them. My family was fairly religious, and I always viewed my life as “perfect.” It wasn’t until I was in fourth grade (nine years old) that my life changed forever.

The youngest of my brothers, Ryan, who was sixteen at the time, invited me to a movie sleepover in the basement of our house. This was exciting for me because it wasn’t often that Ryan was this nice to me, or that I was able to stay up late in my own home. I gladly accepted, and we watched a couple of movies.

I was on one couch and Ryan was on the other. The couches were fairly close to each other — within arms’ reach. I remember Ryan kept leaning over and looking at me, and I never understood why — until the night was over. He had planned in his mind that this was the night he was going to sexually abuse me.

After the movie was over I started falling asleep. I looked over, and it appeared Ryan was asleep as well, but his hand was in an odd place and was resting on the couch I was laying on. After he thought I was asleep is when he started to perform the rest of what he had planned.

I was too scared to open my eyes. I truly wanted to believe that Ryan was sleeping, and that he believed I was someone else. I was afraid, and didn’t know what to do or believe.

The next day I didn’t quite understand everything that had happened to me. I had run to my room in the middle of the night and managed to fall asleep there. Right when I woke up I took out my journal and wrote down everything that had happened to me in detail. I read it over and cried. I couldn’t help but believe that it was my fault for everything that had happened.

Later in the day I had an urge to share this experience with someone. I gave the journal to my older sister Ashley, and I ran into the bathroom crying while she read it. I was so ashamed.

Ashley knocked on the door of the bathroom. I opened it and I saw that she too was crying. She then told me that she had been also once been sexually abused by Ryan. Ashley then blamed herself for not telling our parents, because she believed that if she had told them right away after she was sexually abused, then I wouldn’t have had to have go through it as well.

READ THE REST OF THIS STORY AT THE BELOW LINK:

http://www.antipornography.org/harm_stories.html#168236

SHARE YOUR OWN STORY:

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

Please like and share this post to help support the cause! Also please leave supportive comments for Sarah below. Thanks! 🙂

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FACEBOOK PAGE: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~
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Here’s a great essay about how pornography contributes to violence against women and misogynist behavior and abuse.

Sexism and violence, prevalent parts of our society, have been leading factors in creating a male-dominated porn industry; it is designed to satisfy the desires of men who do not care for women. By encouraging violent behavior and sexual abuse in productions, this industry is sending a very negative message to society. Male behavior should, according to porn, be violent, dominant, aggressive, and tough; young males end up internalizing those standards for male behavior instead of developing on their own. The pornography industry promotes domestic abuse against women and creates twisted delusions of masculinity.

http://www.antipornography.org/pornography-normalization-violence-and-abuse.html

Sadly so true!

This essay was written by Emma-Li Thompson (@ehmmali), a supporter of AntiPornography.org who is a student at Arizona State University. It was Emma-Li who arranged for our volunteer Jessica Mendes to speak to her Women’s Studies class about Jessica’s harmful experiences doing porn. We recorded that very moving and informative speech in this video here:

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http://youtu.be/ymWVWHOgDFM

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We’re very glad Emma-Li reached out to us, and we’re thankful that she has been stepping up to do her part to take a firm stand against the harms of pornography and to educate others. Emma-Li will be doing some free-lance volunteering for our organization later this year, and we’re very happy about this. She is setting an excellent example to everyone of contributing to this cause in a much needed way, and we sincerely hope that others will follow her example. (It is necessary for more people to do their part to fight porn, or it will overtake our society even more than it already has!)

Thanks again for everything, awesomely anti-porn Emma-Li! 🙂

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READ THE FULL ESSAY:

http://www.antipornography.org/pornography-normalization-violence-and-abuse.html

READ MORE CONTRIBUTED WRITINGS BY SUPPORTERS AND ALLIES:

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

CONTRIBUTE YOUR OWN CONTENT:

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

VOLUNTEER:

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

Please make a tax-deductible donation to support the cause if you’re able to. Thanks!

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

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~ SafeHealthySexNLove ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~@ExPornStarVLB ~~
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PLEASE WATCH our powerful new video of our volunteer, ex “porn star” Jessica, telling her shocking story of doing porn. She also exposes other porn industry abuses, such as rampant drug use, illegal exposure to STDs, and much more. NOTE: This is a speech to a college class that Jessica did last month.

Please like and share, and leave encouraging positive feedback for Jessica here or on the video at YouTube. Thanks for your support! 🙂

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http://youtu.be/ymWVWHOgDFM

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RELATED AND OTHER HELPFUL LINKS:

VISIT JESSICA’S PAGE at our website to read her story written in her own words, watch more videos, listen to radio interviews, and to support her volunteer efforts with us:

http://www.antipornography.org/ex-porn-star-Jessie-Rogers.html

Please DONATE to help. Your support is needed for us to continue to help ex porn performers and facilitate them speaking out!

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

THANKS VERY MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 🙂

NOTE: AntiPornography.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. All donations are fully tax-deductible.

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WATCH A PLAYLIST OF JESSICA’S VIDEOS: (starting with the video above)

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WATCH VIDEOS of Jessica with another of our volunteers, ex porn performer Vanessa Belmond. (AKA “Alexa Cruz”):

— 2 Ex Porn Stars’ Message to Women Considering Doing Porn: Jessie Rogers & Vanessa Belmond Expose All

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— Two EX PORN STARS Say Working In Porn Is A DEAD END TRIP to Nowhere. Jessie Rogers & Vanessa Belmond

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FULL TEXT of the speech in the video in this post:

http://www.antipornography.org/ex-porn-star-Jessie-Rogers-exposes-shocking-abuse.html

Info on the MURDER of BDSM porn model “Taylor Summers”:

“Photographer admits he killed porn model over payment. He stabbed Natel King during a fight in his studio after a photo shoot.”

http://articles.philly.com/2005-03-01/news/25420131_1_jennifer-mitkus-natel-king-taylor-sumers

Our page on how pornography fuels sex crimes:

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

ARTICLE: Mr. Marcus Sent To Jail For Exposing Co-Porn Stars To Syphilis
(Jessica mentions this in the video)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/05/mr-marcus-jail_n_3390912.html

Thanks again for your support! It’s very much appreciated! 🙂

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~ SafeHealthySexNLove ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~@ExPornStarVLB ~~
Post created by AntiPornography.org Nonprofit Organization ~ Preventing and combating the devastating harms of pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery, while supporting safe, healthy, equality-based sex, love, and relationships ~

Please make a tax-deductible donation to support the cause if you’re able to. Thanks!

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

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Fighting the horrific harms of pornography effectively requires a huge TEAM EFFORT. Will you help us help others? ~~~ Please watch our new video & then help in whatever way you’re able to! Thanks! ~ 🙂

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds9Xz24mF-s

Pornography fuels sexual abuse, child abuse, addiction, infidelity, divorce, prostitution, sex trafficking, slavery, and many other very harmful social problems. We’re doing our best to do *our* part to prevent and combat these harms, but this cause will only succeed if MANY MORE PEOPLE like YOU step up and do YOUR PART, and help by contributing your time, energy and much needed funds. We are ALL equally responsible for doing everything we can. We hope you will do YOUR part to help.

Please make a TAX-DEDUCTIBLE DONATION to support our efforts to fight porn harms, and to help survivors exit the sex industry and speak out! Thanks! 🙂 http://antipornography.org/donate.html

DONATE AT FACEBOOK:

https://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation/app_117708921611213

SUBMIT YOUR HARM STORY TO BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE:

http://antipornography.org/share_story.html

READ THE HARM STORIES OF OTHERS:

http://antipornography.org/harm_stories.html

VOLUNTEER ON A REGULAR BASIS! 🙂

http://antipornography.org/volunteer.html

CONTACT US TO MAKE VIDEOS, CONTRIBUTE CONTENT, OR DO FREELANCE VOLUNTEERING! 🙂

http://antipornography.org/contact.html

Check out 101+ Things You Can Do to Help Combat the Harms of Pornography!

http://antipornography.org/101_ways_you_can_help.html

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR ANTI-PORN YOUTUBE CHANNELS! Many more videos will be uploaded soon! 🙂 (Including many with survivors sharing their experiences in the sex industry!)

http://www.youtube.com/AntiPornographyOrg
http://www.youtube.com/AntiPornographyBlog
http://www.youtube.com/PornAddictionHelp

NOTE: AntiPornography.org is a 501(c)(3) IRS-approved nonprofit organization

THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 🙂

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~ SafeHealthySexNLove ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~@ExPornStarVLB ~~
Post created by AntiPornography.org Nonprofit Organization ~ Preventing and combating the devastating harms of pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery, while supporting safe, healthy, equality-based sex, love, and relationships ~

Please make a tax-deductible donation to support the cause if you’re able to. Thanks!

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

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http://www.antipornography.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: We know our website isn’t slick or fancy, and that despite it having a great deal of informative content, it has LOTS of room for improvement.

So… If anyone would like to see our site upgraded, or would just like to contribute to keeping our website going, please feel free to make a tax deductible donation to help out at the page below:

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

Thanks so much to everyone who is kind and generous enough to make a contribution! Your support is very much needed and appreciated! 🙂

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK PAGE: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~
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If you missed Monday’s powerful radio interview of ex porn performer “Jessie Rogers” (Jessica Mendes), here’s the podcast below! ~~~ Our wonderful volunteer Jessica does a GREAT job of sharing her story and exposing the true harms and abuses of the toxic porn industry. Listen and find out for yourself!

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https://soundcloud.com/swansongradio/the-porn-actress

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Many thanks to David Swanson of SwanSong Radio who hosted this very helpful interview! Thanks also to all radio stations that have aired it (such as CJSF), and those will be airing it next week!

Please support David’s work with SwanSong Radio and CJSF at the below social networking sites. Thanks! 🙂

https://www.facebook.com/swansongradio

https://twitter.com/swansongradio

https://www.facebook.com/cjsfradio

https://twitter.com/CJSF

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~ SafeHealthySexNLove ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~@ExPornStarVLB ~~
Post created by AntiPornography.org Nonprofit Organization ~ Preventing and combating the devastating harms of pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery, while supporting safe, healthy, equality-based sex, love, and relationships ~

Please make a tax-deductible donation to support the cause if you’re able to. Thanks!

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

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Tune in tomorrow to Lana Reid’s Internet radio show Don’t Box Me In to listen to an interview with ex porn performer Jessica Mendes! 🙂 (Formerly known as “Jessie Rogers” and found at @ItsJessieRogers at Twitter. Now can be found at @JessicaVeganFit.) (Lana Reid can be found at @LanaReid)

“Jessie Rogers entered the porn industry at the age of eighteen and left one and a half years later after many abusive and harmful experiences, including suffering a severe injury and contracting herpes. Jessie then spoke out and testified in favor of mandatory use of condoms in pornography. Jessie is now helping to educate the public about the harms of pornography as a volunteer for AntiPornography.org, through YouTube videos, her written story, and in interviews.”

http://www.talkzone.com/episodes/199/DBI043014.html

IMPORTANT NOTE: To listen to the interview LIVE on Wednesday, click on the big red button on the top right of page at the TalkZone link (above) that says “CLICK TO LISTEN LIVE.” If you get an error message, then try clicking on one of the other options to the left of that button, under the heading “Other Non-Flash Media Players.” We clicked on one of them which led us to iTunes where were able to hear the livestream for TalkZone radio.

Also please note that the show will be archived at the site and available at the show link, and we will also be uploading it as a video to our YouTube channel sometime soon and will post that video here when we do.

UPDATE: Listen to the interview at Jessica’s page at our website below. Also check out Jessie’s story there, and her videos she has done with us about the harms of pornography! 🙂

http://www.antipornography.org/ex-porn-star-Jessie-Rogers.html

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Please support the cause by following us here at this blog, liking us at Facebook, subscribing to our YouTube channels, and following our Twitter accounts. Thanks! ~~
FACEBOOK: AntiPornography.org – Nonreligious, Pro Free Speech, Pro Healthy Sex & Love ~~ http://www.facebook.com/ENDSexploitation ~~
YOUTUBE CHANNELS: AntiPornographyBlog ~~ AntiPornographyOrg ~~ SayNOtoProstitution ~~ ENDSexTrafficDEMAND ~~ ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ PornAddictionHelp ~~ SayNOtoSadomasochism ~~ SafeHealthySexNLove ~~
TWITTER ACCOUNTS: @AntiPornography ~~ @ENDSexTraffic ~~ @ENDProstitution ~~ @ENDSexAbuseNOW ~~ @NoSadomasochism ~~ @PornAddictHelp1 ~~ @HealthySexNLove ~~@ExPornStarVLB ~~
Post created by AntiPornography.org Nonprofit Organization ~ Preventing and combating the devastating harms of pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery, while supporting safe, healthy, equality-based sex, love, and relationships ~

Please make a tax-deductible donation to support the cause if you’re able to. Thanks!

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

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