Being a girl in a pornified world

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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

Love Gives Me the Strength to Fight

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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

Good news in Canada, and what it means for you.

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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.

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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

Josh GilmanAwareness, Freedom, Resources, Women1 Comment

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

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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