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WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS

For Immediate Release September 1, 2016 WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS  Studies Show Menacing Threats from Youth Sexting Washington, D.C.—Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough™ (EIE), the pioneering internet safety organization, advises parents to learn from the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal and become vigilant about the predatory and emotional dangers …

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Our Culture Today: Drowning in Porn

This month’s New York Magazine included several articles under the banner “Drowning in Porn”, examining, in part, the impact the web-porn “tsunami” is having on the pornography industry, adults and children. As the series explains, the Internet served as “a distribution chute liberating [pornography] from the trench-coat ghetto of brown paper wrappers and seedy adult …

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Pornography & Pop Culture: Pushing the Limits, Sexualizing Youth

I recently came across Cosmopolitan’s 2010 Sex Survey, which reported that 36% of women use pornography as a “sex enhancer”.  In another Cosmo article, the magazine essentially begs its readers to explore the many “benefits” of pornography.  One standout paragraph said: “While one must be aware of the dangers of porn addiction, [pornography] can be …

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Drugs, Kids and the Virtual World

When I was in high school, I didn’t do drugs, but some of my peers certainly did.  They took their cues from older siblings and friends who passed along their “insights” about rolling a joint and making Jello shots.   Of course, some kids drank a lot, and some kids smoked a lot, but I only …

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Pornography: It’s Not Just for Boys

Last fall, I was speaking in the mountains of Virginia to a group of women about our work at Enough Is Enough to protect children and families from Internet dangers.  One of the issues we focused on was kids’ and adults’ free and easy access to Internet pornography.  Many of the women present wanted advice …

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The Drug of the New Millennium

Researchers had to get creative when confronted with sexually inactive panda bears who refused to mate. So they tried a new drug. They showed the lazy male pandas a porn video of other pandas having sex.  And so far, the tactics have proven to boost male panda’s sex drive.  The male pandas have started to …

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Relationships 3.0?

Once a year for the past five years, my mom’s four sisters descend upon Washington D.C.  In between the laughing, eating and drinking, conversation has increasingly turned towards the impact of technology on our culture and, in particular, their kids.  This weekend, these moms shared a fear I hear constantly when on the road: they …

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Not “ga-ga” over Lady Gaga

An article by J.R. Stoner Jr. highlights how “ordinary television, respectable magazines, and popular songs regularly include provocative images, situations and lyrics that a generation ago would have been labeled ‘soft porn’.  Reports from those who have looked describe what now counts as ‘hard-core’ in terms that would astonish the imagination and shock the conscience …

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Rene’s Story

Yesterday marked the official launch of our national Internet Safety 101SM Program. Yesterday’s press event (which you can watch in full on Ustream) featured footage from the DVD teaching series and compelling testimony from some of those included throughout our program, including “Rene”, whose son has suffered addiction to pornography, Alicia Kozakiewicz, survivor of a …

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