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Are youths that watch violent X-rated material 6 times more likely to force others sexually?

Internet Safety 101 reports: Youth who look at violent x-rated material are six times more likely to report forcing someone to do something sexual online or in-person versus youth not exposed ...
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Do men with no prior exposure to child pornography go on to harm children once exposed?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-22726004 UK government advisor John Carr, of the Council on Child Internet Safety, claims in a radio interview: Mr Carr said there was "no question" that some men ...
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Is pornography addictive?

I saw the Gary Wilson's talk, The Great Porn Experiment, which states that pornography causes arousal addiction which in turn is supposed to have a lot of negative effects like: ADHD Social anxiety ...
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Did Australia ban small-breasts pornography?

There is a widely spread news about Australia banning pornography featuring actresses with A-cup breasts. Aussie censor balks at bijou boobs Australia's 'small breast' ban Australia Bans Small ...
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Is the typical female porn star a big-boobed blonde?

Common opinion seems to believe that the most popular female porn stars are blonds with big boobs. For example, this site from 2010 has Jenna Jameson as the most popular and she fits the description. ...
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Does pornography “entice sexual violence against women”?

Wikipedia summarises a view of some anti-pornography feminists: [They] say that consumption of pornography is a cause of rape and other forms of violence against women. Robin Morgan summarizes ...
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Is the income of the porn industry 50% of the revenues made on the Internet?

Yesterday a friend of mine told me that most of the money which is made in the internet is going to the porn industry. First I didn't believe any word and I was like "Hey, shut up! There is still ...
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Is the increasing availability of high speed internet pornography reducing sex crime rates?

Some early studies show that the availability of pornography does not increase the rate of sex crimes. Research on pornography has generally been of various types (Tovar, Elias, & Chang, ...
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Are one in three porn viewers female?

There seem to be a lot of articles and reports floating on the Internet stating that one among three porn viewers is a woman (like this or this). But to reach such a conclusion, you'd have to either ...
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Does pornography bring in more money than all US sport franchises combined?

I've been sent chain emails about pornography industry revenues and was quite flabbergasted by some of the figures. The version I recalled hearing was that pornography brings in more revenue than all ...
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Is the pornography industry important in the adoption of new technology or media?

I constantly see people and articles referencing how porn drove the adoption of the Internet, VHS, DVD, Blu-Ray, Mobile, insert your technology of choice, etc. Now I'm not discounting he popularity ...
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Pornography and the male libido

Does watching pornography reduce or otherwise affect the desire of men to have actual sex? This claim has been made by numerous people, including Naomi Wolf in The Porn Myth. The broader claim is ...
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Upon retirement, what percentage of pornstars turn to religion, and which ones?

I have heard from word of mouth/gossip/etc. that many retired pornstars turn to religion after their careers are over. To what extent is this true? Is it uniform over sexes? Is it also the same for ...
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Feminism and Attitude Towards Pornography

Some sociologists have claimed that there is significant disagreement among feminists regarding pornography. There are disagreements among academics working in Women's Studies and Sociology, but ...