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The Porn Factor

By |2016-10-14T11:11:04+10:00June 14th, 2016|REDColumn|

Exposure to hardcore pornography is now mainstream, with porn becoming the default sexuality educator for young people. If you're a parent, teacher or guardian you should be very worried about how it is shaping young people's expectations and experiences. It is because of this huge concern that a documentary called The Porn Factor, will be screening in Melbourne, Australia, next [...]

Social media and our teens secrets

By |2016-10-14T11:11:04+10:00May 16th, 2016|Parents, REDColumn|

“Nobody is saying kids haven’t always been interested in sex—we all were—but I think what’s different is that access to pornography has changed how kids view sex in a big way. This is a huge, huge issue that should be the subject of a national conversation, and we are not having it.” This was the [...]

Guilty Pleasure at Soul Survivor

By |2016-10-14T11:11:16+10:00May 28th, 2014|News|

Soul Survivor invited members of the Guilty Pleasure team to share about pornography at the Overflow Festival held near Melbourne back in April. The team ran two sessions, one for youth leaders and adults, the other for youth. The first session, for those in youth leadership, aimed to give attendees an understanding of how to [...]

Why speak to teens about porn?

By |2016-10-14T11:11:24+10:00May 17th, 2013|REDMinutes, REDMinutes Parents|

REDMINUTE Fight the New Drug's Clay Olsen answers the question "Why speak to teens about porn?" A lot of people think "why should we approach teens on the issue of pornography?" because they think it is an adult problem, it's something that adults are struggling with, it's impacting marriages, so why focus on teens? The [...]

Why should we speak about porn’s effects at school?

By |2016-10-14T11:11:24+10:00May 10th, 2013|Parents, REDMinutes, REDMinutes Parents, Videos|

REDMINUTE No. 7 Fight the New Drug's Clay Olsen answers the question "Why should we speak about porn's effects at school?" Pornography is not just a moral issue, it is a public health issue. Just like any other public health issue is taught in schools, for instance drug addictions where we have resources and curriculums [...]