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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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Hello 2015! 🙂

We’d like to thank all good people who did everything they could in 2014 to help humanity — especially those who fought against the devastating harms of pornography, prostitution, sex trafficking and sexual slavery. We hope that more people will step up and do their part for this important cause this year.

The future of millions of lives of those who are being brutally exploited, abused and enslaved depends on what each and every person does or doesn’t do to help, and we are ALL equally responsible for helping as much as we can. It’s not up to “the government”, a few overworked volunteers, a handful of underfunded organizations, or “somebody else” to do the work to make things better. It’s up to ALL OF US. So we hope everyone will take heed of this and act accordingly.

In case you missed it, here is our year-ending newsletter, with lots of inspiring successes that our organization accomplished in 2014 in changing people’s lives and humanity for the better!

http://www.antipornography.org/newsletters/newsletter/7392154/94280.htm

Want to start the New Year off right by doing something for a good cause? Then please donate to help us do more in 2015 to help others!

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

If you’d like to really step up to make a difference in 2015, mature, responsible and hard-working volunteers from North America with good English language skills are always needed!

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

Best wishes for a great 2014 to all good supporters, humanitarians, volunteers, donors, and hard-working activists everywhere! 🙂

~~ The Team at AntiPornography.org
A 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization

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We’re hoping the results of this new study exposing pornography harms will encourage many men to stop using it! ~ (As well as encourage women to firmly say NO to porn in their relationships!)

    The study suggests most commercial porn follows a “homogenous script involving violence and female degradation.” Researchers say that, as porn has become a “primary source of sexual education,” those codes of behavior become more embedded and the more likely viewers are to use those scripts to act upon real life experiences.

    They found men who watch pornography several days a week rely on it for arousal and tend to involve it in their sex life by requesting particular pornographic acts. They also found the men who watch porn enjoyed sex less than those who didn’t watch porn.

READ THE REST:

http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2014/12/13/Porn-makes-men-enjoy-sex-less-according-to-a-new-study/7481418498557/

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GOOD NEWS! The porn industry lost their court appeal regarding condom use, and the L.A. County law will be upheld. 🙂

    Making adult-film performers wear condoms during porn production does not violate freedom of expression but instead protects public health and workers on set, a federal appeals court concluded Monday morning.

    The 30-page ruling largely discounted what had long been an argument by the adult-film industry: That Measure B, a voter-approved law that requires condoms be used on all porn shoots in Los Angeles County, compromises an actor’s artistic expression and ruins the fantasy aspect of pornography.

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Yay team! 🙂 Read more details in the article below:

http://www.dailynews.com/social-affairs/20141215/porn-condom-law-doesnt-violate-freedom-of-artistic-expression-judges-say

Here is more info and background on this issue:

http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/12/16/3604306/condoms-porn-ninth-circuit/

Another important development along these lines is the latest report from the California Department of Public Health:

Occupational HIV Transmission in the Adult Entertainment Film Industry

    What should be done in light of this investigation?

    • Correct and consistent use of condoms is known to reduce the risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Adult entertainment film actors should use condoms, and film producers should require on-set condom use by actors. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has determined that employers are required to furnish and ensure the use of condoms in the production of adult films at no cost to the actors.

Yay!

READ THE REST TO LEARN MORE:

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohb/Documents/OccHIVinAFI.pdf

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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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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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GOOD NEWS! Some justice is achieved, with this first revenge porn conviction in California under their new law! 🙂

    [LA TIMES] — Three years ago, Noe Iniguez and his girlfriend broke up. That’s when he decided to get even, prosecutors said.

    He posted a topless photograph of his ex-girlfriend on her employer’s Facebook page along with messages calling her a “drunk” and a “slut” and encouraging her firing, they said.

    Until recently, his actions would have been outside the reach of the law, because victims were not offered protection from people who intentionally posted their nude photographs without their consent.

    That changed when a new law took effect in October 2013, making Iniguez’s actions a misdemeanor crime.

    This week, he became the first person in California to be convicted for “revenge porn” and was sentenced to a year in jail.

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~~ Yay! We hope this will deter other offenders from thinking they can get away with posting their own revenge porn.

READ THE FULL STORY: (It’s very informative!)

http://www.latimes.com/local/crime/la-me-1204-revenge-porn-20141205-story.html

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