Experts have blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for amplifying a host of existing social problems from income inequality to uneven healthcare opportunities and outcomes. Add human trafficking to the list. As Steuben County officials acknowledged the risk of human trafficking and related crimes earlier this month, the chairman of the county Legislature said young people face a greater danger of commercial sexual exploitation during the pandemic as social circles shrink and online chatter expands.Read More
Pornography usage is increasing all over the world. It is estimated that 79.5% of women and 98% of men have watched porn. But why is this an issue, one might ask? Pornographers are just sexually liberated people, right? Unfortunately, many people featured in porn are being sex-trafficked, and viewers are unaware that the people they are lusting over are being brutally tortured.Read More
Twitter refused to take down widely shared pornographic images and videos of a teenage sex trafficking victim because an investigation “didn’t find a violation” of the company’s “policies,” a scathing lawsuit alleges.Read More
Because of the new difficulties facing young men in this uncertain world, many are choosing to isolate themselves in a place where there is no fear of rejection and they are praised for their abilities.Read More
Catholic leaders spoke out against human trafficking on Monday, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. “It is shocking to consider the size and scope of the tragedy of human trafficking that exists in our world in 2021,” stated Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine. He called human trafficking “a horrific crime against the basic dignity and rights of the human person.”Read More
Visa and Mastercard are reportedly blocking payments on Pornhub due to allegations of child pornography on the website. What is going on here?
Nicholas Kristof, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, recently wrote a heartbreaking column on the children of PornHub, telling some of the stories of the children of PornHub. What are some of those stories?
How can people stand up to PornHub and its aiding and abetting of child pornRead More
The notion of “relationships” with robots, perverse as this may be, is not the problem. Fundamentally it is that too many of us have such an impoverished sense of humanity that we can’t tell the difference between people and robots.Read More
Sasse Again Demands Investigation as Pornhub Changes Policies After Allegations of Child Sexual Exploitation
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., repeated his demands for a full investigation into Pornhub after the pornography website rapidly changed its policies over allegations of child sexual exploitation.
“Just the other day Pornhub was insisting that it didn’t have a problem with rape and assault videos, and that its ‘vast team of human moderators’ was magically capable of working around the clock to review the 2.8 hours of video that were uploaded to the site every minute,” Sasse said in a statement to The Daily Caller News Foundation.Read More
Major credit card companies are reviewing their relationship with Pornhub following the publication of a New York Times column alleging that Pornhub is “infested with rape videos.”
“We are aware of the allegations, and we are actively engaging with the relevant financial institutions to investigate, in addition to engaging directly with the site’s parent company, MindGeek,” Visa told The Associated Press Sunday, noting that Pornhub will be prohibited from accepting any Visa payments if the massive pornography company is found to be violating the law.
Mastercard also promised to take “immediate action” if Pulitzer Prize-winning opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof‘s allegations are true, telling The Associated Press: “We are investigating the allegations raised in The New York Times and are working with MindGeek’s bank to understand this situation.”Read More
No sex, no marriage: why Japan has so many sex-free marriages and why a rising number of people want to stay single
In 2015, a study from the University of Tokyo showed that one in four women and one in three men in their late 30s was single. Half of them had no interest in heterosexual relations, according to the survey. Japanese media reports regularly on an increase in virginity and a supposedly declining interest in sex and dating among young people.Read More
At least three major sites — Pornhub, XTube and RedTube — have begun attaching the opt-in notification for visitors, which states that Utah believes pornographic materials can be harmful if viewed by minors.Read More
Video-sharing app TikTok said on Tuesday it is giving parents more control options, including the ability to monitor what their teenagers can view on the platform.
Owned by Chinese company ByteDance, Tiktok said parents will now be able to decide what content, users, hashtags, or sounds their children can search for as well as decide if the account should be public or remain private.Read More