What Happens to Sex Trafficking Survivors After They’re Rescued?

By KC If your newsfeeds are anything like ours, in the recent months, they’ve been flooded with story upon story, giving kudos to law enforcement’s efforts with combating sex trafficking and the increased recorded victim rescues. In October of 2017, news broke about a Denver sex trafficking rescue of 84 juveniles. Then, this summer, a […]

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How Street Gangs Make Big Money by Sex Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girls

By KC Drug dealing and gun running both used to be big business for streets gangs. However, these days, authorities say gangs are making the bulk of their money from sex trade—targeting young, unsuspecting victims. According to law enforcement officials, 12 to 14-year-old girls are the sex trafficking targets sought by street gangs. These girls […]

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Uncovering the Issue of Teacher-Produced Child Porn, and Ways We’re Fighting Back

By KC TRIGGER WARNING The following post contains disturbing situations involving children and adults. During September 2018 alone, there were over 20 news stories broadcasting charges, arrests, and sentences dealt to people we don’t like to imagine would ever possess, distribute, and even produce child exploitation images—teachers. Now, hear us out: If you’re a parent, […]

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Why Having Strong Human Connections Can Help Fight Porn Addiction

By KC Have you ever considered how the opposite of addiction may not be sobriety—but connection? In a recent TED Talk, Johann Hari—a journalist who has spent years researching addiction after seeing his own loved ones struggle—shared his findings. His surprising discovery? What most people believe about addiction may not actually be accurate. According to […]

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Child Porn, Not Aliens, Evacuated This Solar Observatory in New Mexico

By KC Cover photo credit to USA Today. 3 minute read. If you heard about a solar observatory being evacuated and closing for a mysterious federal investigation, what would your first thought be? If it’s “aliens,” you wouldn’t be alone. But it wasn’t extraterrestrial activity—it was something much more concerning. The sudden and previously unexplained […]

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3 Ways to Move Past Sexual Regret

By J.S. Park Before we get to the 3 Ways….we want you to learn from this story. Monica Lewinksy, the notorious center of the scandal that will forever plague former President Bill Clinton, made a remarkable statement in her recent TED Talk: “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale […]

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By the Numbers: Can Porn Production Be Connected To Sex Trafficking?

By KC Sex trafficking and porn—most people would think that these issues are completely separate, right? But they’d, unfortunately, be mistaken. Trafficking and porn are both booming businesses, so it’s not out of the question that people are taking advantage of vulnerable people for quick cash. The proof is in the stats and survivor stories. […]

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5 Ways Porn Can Harm Your Brain, Body, And Quality of Life

By KC This article was originally published on the Elephant Journal by J.K Emezi. It has been edited for content and clarity. The internet is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it has revolutionized our world, allowing people to communicate, gain knowledge, save time, and entertain in ways our grandparents could only imagine in their […]

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4 Deceptively Simple Ways To Rebuild Broken Trust

By Seth Taylor We can’t change each other; we can only change ourselves. That’s just one of the hard and fast truths about relationships, and yet we tend to spend tremendous amounts of time and energy ignoring it. Hey, I get it: sometimes that person really needs to change. But guess what: we all need […]

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How Watching Porn Can Mess With Your Brain—Literally

By KC Believe it or not, studies show that those who consume pornography more frequently have brains that are less connected, less active, and even smaller in some areas. [1] To be fair, the studies only show that there’s a correlation between porn consumption and smaller, less active brains, but they raise the question: Can […]

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How Rape Porn Taught My Boyfriend That It Was Sexy To Hurt Me

By KC Photo by Andre Benz. 8 minute read. TRIGGER WARNING The following post contains descriptions of abusive situations. 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 […]

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