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The creators of the ‘Sexy Baby’ documentary on porn’s harms to teens have now premiered the ‘Hot Girls Wanted’ documentary’ — about the exploitative world of teen amateur porn:

    “The disturbing world of amateur pornography has been laid bare by a new documentary called ‘Hot Girls Wanted,’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday.

    The insightful look at the world of pornography shows just how easy it is for teenagers, in particular, to get caught up in a sex trade that promises big bucks and fame.

    But in a revealing peek into the billion dollar industry, documentary filmmakers exposed how professionally produced films are being made to look like home movies. …

    It showed how Craigslist ads which promised free flights to Miami bring in a constant stream of would-be porn stars.
    During the film, Riley, a 23-year-old ‘agent’ hosts half a dozen young women eager to enter the industry at his Miami home.

    He says casually: ‘Every day, another girl turns 18.’

    But the brutal world of pornography only gives girls aged 18- to 21 a career span that typically lasts just three months, due to high turnover.

    Tressa, an 18-year-old girl featured in the film, admits she was attracted to porn as a way to escape her Texas hometown.”

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Ouch. That’s a sad state of affairs. 😦

And by the way, if porn is so great and “empowering,” why is the career-span of these young women only three months?? Very telling…

“Sexy Baby” was a very good documentary and we’re looking forward to seeing and sharing this new effort by these excellent filmmakers who are doing such a great job exposing the harms of pornography. Go anti-porn team! 🙂

FULL ARTICLE: (and video)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2925811/Hot-Girls-Wanted-goes-inside-amateur-porn-industry.html

~ Visit the website for the documentary!

http://www.hotgirlswantedmovie.com

~ Check out and like the Facebook page for this new documentary!

http://www.facebook.com/hotgirlswanted

~ Follow ‘Hot Girls Wanted’ at Twitter!

https://twitter.com/HotGirlsWanted

~ Here’s an excellent article on the “Hot Girls Wanted” film and another important documentary that just debuted at Sundance about epidemic rape on college campuses:

    “We did actually start this film by going to college campuses and talking to frat boys, to get some background research, and on our sort of checklist of things we wanted to film was this amateur porn world, because all these boys are watching this porn… and it is no mistake that their behavior is aggressive, and that there are all these rapes on college campuses, because this is where it’s starting. This is what they’re watching.”

Exactly! Thanks to the filmmakers for telling it like it is and helping to educate the masses!

http://flavorwire.com/501259/the-hunting-ground-and-hot-girls-wanted-sundance-docs-investigate-the-sexual-exploitation-of-young-women

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~ Watch “Sexy Baby” documentary on iTunes!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/sexy-baby/id576021443

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Here’s a powerful new article that explains how there’s nothing “sex positive” or “empowering” about pornography! ~~

    I believe in a sexual liberation that goes beyond simply mimicking what we see in the media and pornography. Instead of actually breaking the mold, the current so-called “revolution” has just repackaged male pleasure and female submission and sold it back to us as empowering. To accept the warped version of sexuality that the porn industry has manufactured is to give up on a wonderfully intimate and human experience that has the potential to be enjoyable for everyone — not just men. Giving in to porn just because it’s easier means surrendering to a misogynistic and racist institution and being complicit in our own degradation. An authentic sexual experience for any and all genders is worth fighting for.

    It’s time for a true sexual revolution, and the last place we’ll get this is from the pornographers.

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~ That’s for sure!

By the way, stating that pornography is not empowering may be an “UNpopular” opinion at XOJANE where this article was published, and where the “Duke Freshman” teen porn performer Belle Knox has had several of her pro-porn articles published, but it’s a very POPULAR opinion around here, and in many other communities!

Many thanks to Kelsey Ruane for having the courage and integrity to speak up with the TRUTH about the horrific harms of pornography, no matter how “unpopular” it may be.

Read the rest of this excellent article below.

WARNING! Very graphic and disturbing content!

http://www.xojane.com/issues/porn-is-not-empowering

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NOTE: The outspoken author of the above article has an equally outspoken feminist blog at Tumblr, where she posts a great deal of informative anti-porn and related content. Kelsey also answers a lot of interesting questions about pornography harms submitted by her readers. So if you’re at Tumblr, we recommend that you follow her.

WARNING: Her blog shares the hardcore truth about pornography, so it does contain a lot of graphic and disturbing content.

http://sex-positive-anti-porn.tumblr.com/

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Pornhub’s 2014 stats are in and unsurprisingly the news is not good. “Teen” remains the top search term globally. ~~

Other “lowlights” include:

1) Pornhub got 78.9 billion views in 2014, up from 63.2 billion in 2013.

2) 45% of Pornhub’s 2014 traffic came from mobile phones, compared to 44% from desktop computers, and 11% percent from tablets.

3) The top 20 2014 porn search terms also include “babysitter” (equivalent to “teen” in most cases), and the incest-focused terms “step mom” and “step sister.”

Ouch! 😦

If you’re up to learning more disturbing facts about the porn-watching habits of hundreds of millions of people around the world, (mostly men), many of whom are apparently watching porn in public spaces around all of us on phones and tablets (and likely laptops), check out the full article below.

http://betabeat.com/2015/01/the-u-s-loves-lesbian-porn-and-other-highlights-from-pornhubs-year-in-review-stats/

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For the record, the “lesbian” porn that is being increasingly searched for and watched is not actually pornography made of real lesbians. Read the below article by our volunteer, ex porn performer Vanessa Belmond to learn more.

http://www.antipornography.org/my-story-of-lesbian-porn-harms-and-why-its-fake.html

Also it is just as harmful to the performers and others.

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To be clear, “lesbian” pornography is almost always two straight women pretending to have “lesbian sex” for the viewing pleasure of men, in a way that matches the delusional fantasies of men. It is just as problematic and sexist as heterosexual pornography. More info on this topic is at our page on it here:

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

If anyone knows of any other good references on this topic, please let us know, so we can add them to this page. Thanks!

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One other point to consider, regarding both “lesbian” and gay male pornography…

    “Whatever the gender of the participants, all pornography is an imitation of the male-female, conqueror-victim paradigm, and almost all of it actually portrays or implies enslaved women and master.” ~~ Gloria Steinem

Exactly! For more excellent quotes about the harms of pornography by Gloria Steinem, please check out the below page at our website:

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

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Something CAN be done to counter this global catastrophe that is fueling epidemic sex trafficking and violence against women and children, but only if enough people step up to educate others and to fight pornography, or at least support the few hard-working anti-porn organizations we have by donating and volunteering.

Combating the global harms of pornography and sexual exploitation is a HUGE job, as clearly we’re up against many MILLIONS of people who support them. So we need an equally large army of people who are willing to work just as hard to eliminate pornography and sex trade use and harms as the number of people who use, support and profit from them. So please do your part. Your efforts and support are needed!

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Here’s a great article which responds well to the all-too-common criticism of anti-porn people being “anti-sex” — by describing the profoundly disturbing but all too real connections of pornography to child sex abuse and sex trafficking.

    ‘In Cambodia, Cacho met a woman who runs a brothel who explained how she ‘reprograms’ girls by ‘normalising sexual exploitation through systematic exposure to pornography. They have to be convinced that they were the ones who chose to do this, and they must be constantly reminded that their lives are worth nothing.’

    Some UN member states estimate between 60-90% of women in the sex trade are trafficked. Thai estimates show 40% of the sex trade is child sex abuse and around 90% of trafficked girls are underage. Indigenous women are also highly overrepresented in areas of the trade. Global inequality has long encouraged sexual exploitation, but only recently has it been broadcast in pornography. How many of these women feature on porn movies watched across the world? Research suggests users do not care.

    Criticism of such issues may be framed as “anti sex”, or against those working in the trade. On the contrary, the western choice rhetoric may legitimise exploitation of the economically vulnerable. Arguments for choice, agency or “feminist porn” create new opportunities to expand sales, rather than ethics. Users draw upon piecemeal evidence to argue the sex industry can actually reduce sexist attitudes and violence. This goes directly against a 2010 meta-analysis, most recent experimental evidence and Nordic state legislation review showing the opposite.

READ THIS FULL EXCELLENT ARTICLE AT THE LINK BELOW: (And please like, comment and share to support the cause. Thanks!)

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/11/its-not-anti-sex-to-want-to-expose-pornographys-complicit-role-in-child-abuse-and-trafficking?CMP=soc_567

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS IMPORTANT TOPIC:

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

Have any of you reading this ever been accused of being “anti-sex” because you’re anti-porn? If so, how did you respond, and what was the result? Please feel free to share. Thanks!

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Novelist John Grisham thinks penalties for “child porn” viewers are too harsh. We disagree. What do *you* think?

    “We have prisons now filled with guys my age. Sixty-year-old white men in prison who’ve never harmed anybody, would never touch a child… But they got online one night and started surfing around, probably had too much to drink or whatever, and pushed the wrong buttons, went too far and got into child porn.”

    The author of legal thrillers such as The Firm and A Time to Kill who has sold more than 275m books during his 25-year career, cited the case of a “good buddy from law school” who was caught up in a Canadian child porn sting operation a decade ago as an example of excessive sentencing.

    “His drinking was out of control, and he went to a website. It was labelled ‘sixteen year old wannabee hookers or something like that’. And it said ’16-year-old girls’. So he went there. Downloaded some stuff – it was 16 year old girls who looked 30.
    “He shouldn’t ’a done it. It was stupid, but it wasn’t 10-year-old boys. He didn’t touch anything. And God, a week later there was a knock on the door: ‘FBI!’ and it was sting set up by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to catch people – sex offenders – and he went to prison for three years.”

READ THE REST OF THIS STORY AT THE LINK BELOW — And watch the VIDEO of Grisham explaining how watching (and almost certainly masturbating to) images of child sexual abuse, and therefore creating a DEMAND for them, isn’t really that bad at all!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11165656/John-Grisham-men-who-watch-child-porn-are-not-all-paedophiles.html

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~ After the above interview was published there was great public outrage. Then John Grisham ‘apologized’ on his website. It’s good he did this, but was he sincere, or just doing some necessary PR damage control to try to calm people’s upset and salvage his reputation and career? We can’t help but wonder…

For the record, there have been numerous peer-reviewed studies which have documented a link between viewing of child pornography and the committing of sex crimes against children in “real life” by those porn viewers.

~ Here’s a NYT article which discusses a study that estimates as many as 85% of viewers of child pornography have already, or will directly molest/rape/sexually abuse children:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/19/us/19sex.html?_r=0

~ Also, here’s a powerful impact statement by a victim/survivor of filmed child sexual abuse (“child pornography”), that John Grisham thinks it’s not so bad to view and masturbate to:

http://www.dailylife.com.au/life-and-love/real-life/i-am-a-real-victim-of-child-pornography-and-it-affects-me-every-day-and-everywhere-i-go-20131216-2zgn4.html

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~ Finally, here’s an example of a man who is dealing with child pornography and his attraction to children properly — by NOT using child porn, or sexual offending, but instead by supporting anti-pornography efforts, including our organization:

    “I am a 23 year old male, and I am opposed to porn. Although I see a few benefits to SOME porn, I also see the harm.

    I must admit, I am sexually attracted to children mainly, and to young looking adults. (No, I have not comitted any sexual act with a child, as I am against it.) I study psychology and see the harm it does to children, and as a result see the harm to adults can be the same.

    I support non-harmful means for a person to have sexual release, but real porn causes too much harm. It can help a single man, or woman, but I see more harm in the world.

    The main concern is child abuse and child sex abuse, which is good, but these pornographic behaviors in many houses are hurting children and adults. I am glad to see an organization addressing these problems. So, I have started donating and plan to donate more.”

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

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

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Gail Dines shares how the reported abuse by disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi was likely fueled by porn culture. NOTE: Ghomeshi was and is into sadomasochism.

    The “partners” tell a very different story. According to an article in Slate, three women interviewed by the Toronto Star “allege that Ghomeshi physically attacked them on dates without their consent. They allege that he struck them with a closed fist or open hand; bit them; choked them until they almost passed out; covered their noses and mouths so that they had difficulty breathing; and that they were verbally abused during and after sex.”

    I wish I could say that these types of assaults are news to me, but I have seen thousands of porn scenes that map out exactly the acts these women describe, and have interviewed hundreds of women who recount the same type of violence. Of course porn isn’t the only reason men assault women, but when you hear the same stories over and over again, from being choked till they almost pass out (and many of the women I interviewed have indeed passed out) to being verbally assaulted during the attack, then, as a sociologist, I have to ask: What “playbook” are these guys following?

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Correct! It is the “playbook” of the porn industry.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE BELOW:

http://msmagazine.com/blog/2014/11/10/how-jian-ghomeshi-pulled-the-feminist-wool-over-everyones-eyes/

~ Please feel free to leave a comment here and/or at the Ms. Magazine blog where the article is posted, to support what Gail wrote and to let people know what you think. Thanks! Also here is a Facebook Page for those who wish to support the survivors of Jian Ghomeshi’s (alleged) abuse:

https://www.facebook.com/supportjiansurvivors

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Interesting news! The UK is no longer allowing certain types of abusive and BDSM pornography to be made or sold.

The list includes some life threatening acts, such as strangulation, facesitting and fisting. Also: “spanking beyond a gentle level, full bondage and restraint (in conjunction with a gag and all four limbs restrained).” Finally, abusive language during sex, depictions of non-consensual sex, and urinating, if “performed onto another person or consumed.”

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Wow! This new law is limited because people in the UK can still watch all of the porn with the above content that is made in other counties. But still, it seems they are trying to do what they can to stop the worst abuses in pornography that they have control over.

What do you all think of this? Please let us know. Thanks! 🙂

FULL ARTICLE:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-porn-legislation-what-is-now-banned-under-new-government-laws-9898541.html

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