How good is Porn?
Please tell us if you agree or disagree with the following five statements.
(Your answers are completely confidential and will not be used for any official research. Just interested in your view.)
“Porn stars are lucky,
loaded and love it.”
Not always.- Shelley Lubben, former porn star
"Women are lured in, coerced and forced to do sex acts they never agreed to do... [and given] drugs and alcohol to help get through hardcore scenes... The porn industry is modern-day slavery."
“Porn is perfectly legal.”
Not always.CEO of anti sex trafficking charity
"Most trafficked woman we've helped say they have been filmed for porn."
“I'm happy for my kids to look at a bit of porn - I did when I was their age.”
You might be surprised how different porn is now, compared to when you were young. 32% of teenage boys and 18% of girls have seen beastiality online 18% of teen boys and 10% of girls have seen rape or sexual violence online 15% of teen boys and 9% of girls have seen child porn online.- 'The nature and dynamics of intent pornography exposure for youth'
Chiara Sabina, Ph.D.,1 Janis Wolak, J.D.,2 and David Finkelhor, Ph.D.
“Obviously some people search for disturbing pornographic images but it's a tiny fringe element.”
20% of online porn images are of children.- (Source: www.atg.wa.gov, Source:onlinemba.com)
There are 116,000 searches for 'child pornography' every day
“Porn is a sensible way to spice up a sex life.”
Counsellors working for Relate report that use of internet porn is a cause of tension and conflict for up to 40% of their clients who come to them seeking help with sexual problems.
Of course this is a complicated issue. This site aims to get you thinking about one part of the issue.