Our rapidly changing digital world has had far-reaching consequences. However, few people have suffered as much as young women. The smart-phone introduced an unprecedented age of anonymity and access to violent, and degrading sexual violence portrayed as “normal sexuality”. This week on our podcast we were joined by speaker and activist Devorah Gilman to discuss what has happened to a … Read More
An open letter to the porn industry
This is a letter we received from a young professional woman in her mid 20’s. Dear Porn Industry, You have cheated this little girl -of her innocence at the age of 12; You have cheated this teenage girl of -her identity; You have cheated this young woman of her true beauty; You have planted lies; and false expectations; You … Read More
Love Gives Me the Strength to Fight
By Laura Davis The door clicks shut as he exits the room. My mind is still racing with arguments half-formed, and unspoken. This is unfair. This isn’t all my fault. You can’t just leave as soon as things get complicated. And, quieter: I can’t deal with this on my own. Still angry, I turn to Facebook and flip through posts. … Read More
Why Do Men Keep Treating Me Like Dirt?
Sometimes we receive letters from people expressing the truth about porn that we just need to print them verbatim. Here is one from a young woman who knows the truth about porn and is speaking up. “Is it what I look like, or who I am? Why do men keep treating me like dirt?” I was speechless for a moment … Read More
“I didn’t know the difference between rape and love”: Laura’s Story
The following was originally sent to us a few months ago after the release of Jonathon Van Maren’s Culture War. It communicated the world that young women are are growing up in so well that we asked if we could post it. This brave young women edited it slightly and sent it back in the format of a blog post. … Read More
Love Is Not A Fairytale – A Father’s Letter To His Daughter About Porn
The following is an excerpt from a new book we are working on. It is called “Love Is Not A Fairytale – A Father’s Letter To His Daughter About Love, Sex, Porn & Her Future”. Our hope is that this book can serve as a useful tool that will help dads talk to their daughters about all sorts of difficult … Read More
Good news in Canada, and what it means for you.
Yesterday there was some good news in Canada as members from all political parties in Canada rose to speak in favour of studying the effects of pornography. The official wording of the political motion put forward by Arnold Viersen an MP from Alberta states. “That the Standing Committee on Health be instructed to examine the public health effects of the … Read More
I am a woman. I am a porn addict.
When we tell people that the majority of volunteers and people wanting to work with us are women, they are either shocked, or assume it’s because these women and girls are concerned about their husbands and sons. That is not the case. It is because porn addiction is destroying women & girls. Women want to fight pornography because it’s hurting … Read More
Resource Review: Beggar’s Daughter
Several years ago, a visiting pastor informed our congregation that he would be speaking on the topic of pornography. To break the ice and ease some of the tension that immediately settled on his audience, tongue-in-cheek, he offered to take a vote: “Those who prefer that I instead preach a sermon on the geometric dimensions of the first temple, raise … Read More
Porn: It’s A Human Problem
By Colette Aikema: Not long ago I was giving a talk to an adult audience on protecting kids from porn. I had just finished giving the many disturbing statistics on porn use – particularly porn use in girls and women – when I was asked a question from someone in the audience. ‘I don’t understand something. If almost 90% of … Read More
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