Good news!  Motion M-47 passed in the House of Commons with all party support.  The Standing Committee on Health will now study the harmful effects of pornography.

Write a letter to your MP about the Health Committee study.

 

  1. Read the paper on Pornography as a Public Health Crisis
  2. Talk to your kids about pornography.  Here’s two great resources to help you do that. 

Promise Keeper's Interview

Kirk Giles from Promise Keeper's Canada interviews Glendyne Gerrard on the topic of sexual exploitation and the role men can play in ending it.


Pornography: A Public Health Crisis

A significant way to bring change to our pornified culture is by addressing pornography as a public health crisis.  To learn more about Defend Dignity’s research and action plan.

To download the Defend Dignity research and action plan paper, “Pornography:  A Public Health Crisis”  click on the LEARN MORE box below.

Pornography is at the root of most sexual exploitation.  It normalizes sexual violence against women and has permeated our culture. We need to understand the dangers of our pornified culture and work to change it.

The Effects of Pornography

With the ease of accessibility to children, it teaches them that girls and women are commodities for their sexual pleasure. View an infographic showing how pornography addiction affects the teenage brain

Resources

Books

  • The Brain that Changes Itself, Norman Doidge
  • Pornified, Pamela Paul
  • Pornland, Gail Dines

Pornography, The New Drug of Choice

The five dangers of internet pornography, affordable, accessible, anonymous, accepted and aggressive make it a dangerous drug of choice.