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Judge Alex Kozinski Should Resign Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Several women who served as his clerks and externs have accused Federal Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski of sexual misconduct. Kozinski is a veteran of California’s U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. In light of the allegations and Judge Kozinski’s troubling history on related issues, I call on Judge Kozinski to resign. Given the serious nature […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

TIME’s Person of the Year and Breaking the Silence About Our Pornified Culture

TIME Magazine has named “The Silence Breakers” their 2017 Person of the Year, after months of some of the most powerful men in our society meeting their downfall following allegations of sexual harassment or assault. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation applauds all of the women and men who have come forward to share their […]

Care about Cyntoia Brown? Stop normalizing “teenage prostitution.”

Cyntoia Brown was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim, for all purposes invisible to society. Her trafficker, Garion “Cut Throat” McGlothen, had coercive control over her life in August 2004 when she was picked up close to a Tennessee Sonic parking lot by 43-year-old Johnny Mitchell Allan. Allan, a real estate agent, purchased Cynotia for sex that […]

Cyntoia Brown

Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

Tell Congress to Stop Shielding Sexual Harassment Perpetrators on Capitol Hill

Right now, thanks to the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, sexual offenders or harassers in the government are shielded from public exposure through private settlements that keep their names sealed. One Capitol Hill staffer noted how this system perpetuates harassment in government, telling Buzzfeed, “When you make private settlements, it doesn’t warn the next woman or the […]

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Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda

Tackling Modern-Day Slavery, Online Sex Trafficking

Today, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on H.R. 1865, the Allowing States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA), which was introduced earlier this year by Rep. Ann Wagner. This narrowly crafted legislation is a critical tool for amending section 230 of the Communications […]

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Louisiana is the 5th State to Formally Recognize Public Health Harms of Pornography

This summer, Louisiana joined Utah, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Arkansas in formally recognizing the public health harms of pornography. Louisiana passed a state resolution declaring pornography a public health hazard for children. This resolution differs in language from the model resolution the National Center on Sexual Exploitation produced yet it maintains important themes recognizing pornography’s […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms

What Most Current Sexual Assault Apologies Have in Common

This article appears in full on the Huffington Post As the avalanche of high-profile sexual assault and harassment controversies in Hollywood, the media, and politics continues, a noticeable rhythm has set in: public accusations mount, the man offers a denial or weak apology, and then he fades into the background as soon as the next […]

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Issue: Sexual Violence

At the Core of the Issue: Professor Exposes Connection Between Porn and Sexual Harassment

On November 26th, a Los Angeles Times Op-Ed bore the title ‘Behind the harassment scandals, another dirty little secret: pornography’. Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we could not agree more. With each newly exposed scandal, it becomes more and more clear that the issue of sexual exploitation must be fought not only […]

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Issue: Objectification

Netflix Is Poised to Normalize Underage Sex Trafficking as “Prostitution”

Netflix has a chance to shape our cultural response to sexual exploitation…but will it be for better or for worse? In the age of #MeToo, and the heightened cultural dialogue surrounding sexual harassment, assault, and consent, Netflix has attempted to demonstrate corporate responsibility by cutting ties with one of its early stars—Kevin Spacey—after the actor […]

Issue: Prostitution – Bright Light on the Red Light

NCOSE Gives You the Tools To Succeed

Watch this short video highlighting some of our major efforts and wins in the fight for human dignity in 2017. Our supporters and donors make all of this possible, so please make a generous donation today! Any amount you choose to donate today will help us fulfill our end-of-year goals and map out an aggressive strategy […]

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