SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Legislature unanimously passed a resolution out of committee on Friday, declaring pornography a public health crisis.
Sponsored by Senator Todd Weiler, the resolution (S.C.R.9) recognizes that pornography is a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. Read more
The phenomenon of “sexting”—the practice of taking and sending sexually provocative or explicit photos of oneself and sending them to another person via email or mobile device—has taken youth culture by storm. According to a CBS News article that quotes Dr. Kristin Perry, a psychologist and founder of a parenting resource called Inparentis, “sexting is the new flirting.” Read more
Gerald Langiri is having an odd problem at work. He’s a casting director in bustling Nairobi, Kenya, and he certainly looks the part with his well-cut suit, chic glasses and clean-shaven head. He long ago got used to young actors approaching him for jobs, but these days, “it is getting pretty annoying,” complains Langiri, who prides himself on quality work.
The would-be actors are not asking about landing a role in a movie or a commercial. They want to get into porn. Langiri is bordering on indignant — to him, that industry is a lame Western import. Read more
Police deal with almost five cases a week where intimate photographs of under-18s have been shared without the subject’s consent, often by a former partner, on social media networks including Facebook and Instagram.
The true scale of the problem, which has been revealed for the first time in a series of Freedom of Information requests by The Telegraph, comes amid a growing trend among young people for “sexting” – sending indecent images of themselves.
Teens and older adults in America are shifting to virtual sex, choosing pornography „because it is less risky than actually having sex,” according to a blockbuster new survey of porn in America.
In the study, „The Porn Phenomenon,” the only area of growth area of why young and older men and women age are turning to porn is because they believe a picture or a video is safer than the real thing. Read more
Jan. 13, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – I’m no longer shocked by anything I uncover when I’m researching the porn industry. But when PornHub, the Internet’s largest online sewage facility, released statistics for 2015, I felt sick. Read more
The giant image of a forlorn man wearing a gold wedding ring might surprise you as you drive along the highways and busy streets of Phoenix, AZ. The bright, lit-up billboard reads, “Buy Sex, Lose Everything.” Read more
We live in a society that places an emphasis on preventing harmful behaviors. Smoking is no longer allowed in most public buildings, and public service announcements warn us about unhealthy diets. From seat belts to drunk driving laws, our society works to reduce the harmful impact of risky acts. Read more
Tis the season for resolutions.
As the New Year begins, countless goals are being made by optimists and pragmatists alike. Some of the most common commitments on January 1st include eating healthier, reading more, or spending more time with loved ones. But what if I told you there was a resolution you could make that can benefit your health, your mind, and your relationships all at the same time? Read more
The document Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography Use was developed by the Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the United States
Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Read more