2.3 Million Cases: STI Rates in the US Reached a Record High in 2017

By KC Some data in this post was originally published on CNN. 4 minute read. Breaking news reports are saying that, for the fourth consecutive year in the United States, rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia have climbed according to announcements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at the National STD Prevention Conference […]

Read More →
You Can Find Freedom If You Can Take The First Step

By Seth Taylor Centuries ago, Celtic Pilgrims would head out on Pilgrimage with a little money and a little food in a pouch, having no destination or plan. The idea was pretty simple: rather than seeking God to illuminate the path they were walking and take away their fear as a result; instead they sought […]

Read More →
9 Ways To Get Involved With This Global Movement For Love

By KC We say it all the time, and we’ll say it again: we really wouldn’t be anywhere without our global community of millions of Fighters. As an awareness-raising and educational organization, we create the resources and aggregate the existing research into one easy-to-find place, but it’s up to our diverse and loyal supporters to […]

Read More →
Can Watching Porn Actually Be Healthy For You?

By Scott Aneloski One of the more confusing things in today’s conversation around porn is the so-called “health” argument for watching. Many people claim that it’s a positive and natural expression of sexuality and even helps foster healthy attitudes and perceptions around sex. It’s not uncommon for many regular consumers to say there’s “nothing wrong” […]

Read More →
The Porn Industry Fought to Stop Keeping Official Records of Performers’ Ages—and Won

By KC This feature piece was written by Gail Dines, Wheelock College, and David L Levy, University of Massachusetts Boston, originally published on The Conversation. FTND note: while this piece discusses legislative issues, we are a non-legislative nonprofit. Child pornography may make a comeback after court ruling guts regulations protecting minors A federal appeals court […]

Read More →
Sexting 101: Someone Ask You for a Nude Pic? Send This Instead

By KC Pretty funny stuff, eh? We think so too. But all joking aside, sexting has actually become a major problem in society. The Problem With Pressing “Send” The truth is, sexting and porn are inseparably linked. And in many cases, it equals child pornography. That’s right, by law, minors (anyone under 18) who are […]

Read More →
How Watching Porn Turned Me Into the Worst Guy in Bed

By KC Many people contact Fight the New Drug to share their personal stories about how porn has affected their life or the life of a loved one. We consider these personal accounts very valuable because, while the science and research is powerful within its own right, personal accounts from real people seem to really […]

Read More →
Do Women Get Hooked To Watching Porn Like Guys Do?

By Clay Olsen Speeding through red lights. The Tide Pod Challenge. Binging a ton of junk food. These things are pretty normalized, but does that make them safe or healthy? Porn might be normalized in our society today, but that doesn’t mean it’s harmless. As countless scientific findings and research studies are showing, porn can […]

Read More →