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March 27, 2017

Understanding Radical Feminism for Men (and Women!)

“Although the most compelling critiques of pornography over the past four decades have been articulated by radical feminists, many young people—including women—assume that challenges to the pornographic culture come only from conservative and/or religious perspectives. As a result, secular and liberal folks often assume that they must endorse porn to…
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December 20, 2016

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

Originally published by Generation Next 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…
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Sexuality
July 14, 2016

#11 – How much evidence is enough when it comes to porn, children and harm?

What’s all the fuss about? I mean, really, does porn harm children? Does stumbling across a few nudes really impact a child and their understanding of the world? And if it does harm them, where’s the evidence? Kids now live in a culture that is significantly different to even as…
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Sexuality
July 13, 2016

#10 – Turning the tide on porn for the sake of our children

In December 2013, I had perhaps what may be the biggest professional showdown of my career. I was involved in an initiative that upset a particular 'professional body'. I was scolded and told in no uncertain terms that “Regardless of whatever research is presented on the purported harms of pornography,…
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Sexuality
May 26, 2016

Why ‘sexualisation’ needs to stop being hijacked by ‘Safe Schools’ dialogue

There’s a disturbing trend happening of late and I’m not sure if it’s birthed out of ignorance or fear, but either way, it’s time to challenge the dialogue. I've seen the misuse of questions about ‘Safe Schools’ happen during Q & A at the Pornography and Harms to Children and Young…
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Sexuality
May 17, 2016

Young guys use a tally board for scoring hook ups

I was at a conference recently and walked past someone with tattoos all over who was sitting alone. A really good friend of mine who is also covered from head to toe recently shared that people avoid her in public spaces because she's too 'scary'. Given she's an altogether incredibly amazing woman,…
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Sexuality
April 7, 2016

#9 – Porn Trajectory towards Adult Use

Research on adult exposure indicates similar negative effects on the individual which may foreshadow what effects are to come for children who have been exposed. A study conducted in Denmark by Peter and Valkenburgh (2014), discovered that more frequent consumption of pornography led men to feel less satisfied with their…
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Sexuality
March 9, 2016

Independent Review of ‘All of Us’

At the request of many people I am in contact with, I have taken the time to review the Safe Schools Coalition All of Us Curriculum. The research that I present and the resulting reservations I have regarding this schools resource has been forwarded to Emeritus Professor Bill Louden (conducting the formal…
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Sexuality
November 18, 2015

Answering teen questions at bella

It's amazing where this wonderful journey has taken me and I'm totally excited about this incredible role with the amazing team at bella. An online mag for teen girls, it's a space where young women can come and talk about their world. Equipping girls to walk through life with a savvy mind and…
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Sexuality
September 30, 2015

The Job Is Not Over

Heart-wrenching stories surface from time to time of young women's experiences growing up in a culture where they are not valued. This is a republished anonymous post from someone in the US. But this young woman isn't just 'someone'. She has a name - she has dreams for her future - and she never asked…
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