Database of more than 1,000 peer-reviewed research articles, current news and opinion articles detailing the many harms of pornography. We invite you to use this database to understand how pornography affects the brain, impacts child development, is linked to sexual trafficking and further harms individuals, families and society.
The booming demand for trafficked women and children in recent years is due in part to the proliferation of pornography. The purpose of this site is to bring together research, expert testimony and personal accounts to help the public understand one of the major factors creating and driving the demand for trafficked women and children.
Government officials, leaders, celebrities and the general public are calling for increased efforts to stop sex trafficking. However, it must be recognized that unless something is done to curb the demand, we will never solve the problem of this exploitation. Instead, the problem will continue to overwhelm our society.
The different types of sexual exploitation are seamlessly intertwined. Pornography, sexually oriented businesses, strip clubs, prostitution and sex trafficking are all linked. It is time we stop ignoring the continuum of exploitation in order to start solving the problem.
We need strong, united leadership in order to galvanize a successful movement that will halt the pornification of our society. Morality In Media has mobilized more than 135 national, state and local groups in a united anti-pornography movement with the goals of prevention, recovery, advocacy and education.
Existing federal obscenity laws, which are not being enforced by the U.S. Department of Justice, prohibit distribution of hardcore, obscene pornography on the Internet, on cable/satellite or hotel/motel TV and in sexually oriented businesses and other retail shops. We launched and direct a coalition effort of more than 130 national, state and local groups to work together with many members of the U.S. Congress to pressure the U.S. Department of Justice to once again vigorously enforce these laws.
Many schools and public libraries have either no or inadequate filtering software in place on their computers, allowing children and adults access to hardcore pornography and leading to many other dangers at these supposedly safe places. This project equips concerned citizens with knowledge and assistance to get filters in their local libraries and schools. We invite you to take on this project in your area.
A list of 12 of our nation’s leading enablers in the sexual exploitation of women. Many leading companies in America have reacted to a lack of obscenity law enforcement by the federal government and jumped into the porn distribution business due to the lure of substantial profits. These companies (such as Hilton Hotels, Comcast, Barnes & Noble, Facebook) should be pressured to end their involvement with pornography because of its toxic influence on the public, particularly on children and families.
Broadcasters do not have a right to turn network television into a cesspool at the expense of children and those who wish to avoid the foul language and pornography that is now so common on cable television.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is responsible for enforcing decency standards on broadcast TV. These standards prohibit nudity and profanity on public TV. The FCC must enforce our right to decency on the public airwaves!
The U.S. Military has a serious pornography problem, and is doing next to nothing to combat it. Now, we are seeing the consequences with at least 70 reported sexual assaults a day in our nation’s armed services and a growing culture accepting of sexual exploitation even in the top ranks.
The goal of this effort is to help change the current sexually hostile culture in the military. We call on the Department of Defense to stop the sale of pornography on military exchanges, as well as for the military to adopt a policy that prohibits access to pornography on all military bases.
The .XXX domain was proposed as a place that all Internet porn sites would relocate, making the rest of the Internet porn free. As we predicted from the beginning, however, that did not happen. Porn companies did not relocate to .XXX, but instead, they kept their .COM sites and opened additional porn sites on .XXX.
The company behind .XXX, ICM Registry, is seeking permission to open up three more porn domains, .PORN, .ADULT and .SEX.
We know that this just means the Internet porn companies will expand to those domains as well and thousands of new porn sites will appear. Join us in the fight to oppose these!”
Pornography is causing a terrible spiritual crises in the Church, especially among the youth. It is destroying marriages, curbing vocations, and leading to a range of sexually exploitive behaviors.
Morality In Media, in partnership with other organizations, is organizing faith-based conferences on the spiritual, psychological, physical and social consequences of pornography consumption.
Morality In Media is working with local community leaders to put up billboards around the country highlighting the harms of pornography. These billboards will provide direction for local help if one is struggling with pornography. We just launched our first of these in Birmingham, Al.
If you are interested in getting billboards in your community please contact us at 202-393-7245 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Three intense one-week campaigns focused on raising awareness about the harms of pornography and connecting people with resources to overcome and protect against these harms. These campaigns include over 20 live online presentations with various experts and many local rallies; free giveaways of addiction recovery and filtering software; special training for parents; and more. These events take place in April, July and October