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Young People Need Critical Porn Analysis; ‘Porn Literacy’ Is Not Enough

Flickr Images A new conversation is happening in educational circles, with many speaking up about the need for kids and teens to become 'porn literate'. It is increasingly evident that kids cannot cope with the onslaught of hyper sexed, supranormal, graphic, abusive, body punishing, downright degrading images they can openly access at the [...]

Police Probe Pornography Ring At Melbourne Elite Private School St Michael’s

Flikr Images Police are investigating a pornography ring at a Melbourne private school which involved boys sharing explicit images of young naked girls. A 16-year-old male student at St Michael's Grammar School is believed to have created a Dropbox folder which contained photos of several girls from the St Kilda school. The folder was accessed [...]

Why Are 5 Year OIds Creating P*rn Inspired Art?

Flikr Images When 5 year olds create porn themed images – in class The school principal was perplexed. I had just delivered a keynote on the impact of sexualisation and pornography exposure on children and young people at a conference of school leaders in NSW. During the break she approached me, opened her [...]

Why It’s Time To Ban Pornography

ShutterStock It is time to ban pornography. Nothing can shock us except this suggestion. We find it perfectly acceptable that smut, no matter how bestial or misogynistic, should be widely available. We even think it a moral imperative, a dictate of freedom. It does not trouble us that children can view acts of [...]

Child on Child Sexual Offences Rock Schools

Police are being called to Victorian schools three times a week to investigate sex offences that are often perpetrated by children. The revelation comes amid reports of a surge in the number children sexually abusing other children in the wider community that has been linked by treatment services to family violence and pornography. New data [...]

How Porn Twists Teens’ Brains

Should kids have access to pornography? Absolutely not. Teenagers are curious, though. There’s no magic age when you have a sexual epiphany. No one suddenly has all of the answers when they turn 18. There’s a serious void and only the Internet to fill it. It’s a problem that needs addressing. But first it has [...]

Teens Watching P0rn – Two Reasons That’s a Problem

The prevalence of teens perusing porn sites should raise concerns for two reasons: recent research regarding p0rn and the brain, and a growing number of sexual-health experts and young men claiming that Internet p0rn is causing sexual dysfunctions. - Gabe Deem via Porn: Many Teens Watch It, and Two Reasons That's a Problem | Gabe Deem.

Teens having S3x Earlier: Study

Researchers said exposure to sexual content could be part of the reason for a historical decrease in the age young people were first having sex. "Sexualised content such as pornography has become normalised in today's society and provides a private and easily accessible way for young people to learn about sex and sexual norms," they [...]

Positive Sex Education Vs Online Porn!

Who is teaching young people about sex and relationships in the digital era?   Issue Today, pornography’s influence is everywhere.  Porn influences mainstream advertising, music videos, fashion and popular culture.  Australian children are growing up in a digital world dominated by sexualised imagery that reinforces inequity and the notion that women are objects to be controlled, managed and dominated.             Use of pornography in [...]

Porn May Be Messing With Your Head

Men who report watching a lot of pornography tend to have less volume and activity in regions of the brain linked to rewards and motivation, says a new German study. The results provide the first evidence for a link between pornography consumption and reductions in brain size and brain activity in response to sexual stimuli. [...]