Over the last decade, an overwhelming amount of science and research has come out on the topic of pornography and its effects on the viewer. To help bring some clarity to the issue, we’ve spoken with a number of experts who have focused on studying the harms of pornography. Below you will find interviews with leaders in various fields that we have compiled over the past several years.
Porn Fuels The Demand For Sex Trafficking
Hear from experts in various academic disciplines talk about the connection between pornography and sex trafficking.
Featuring interviews from: Mahri Irvine, Ph.D.; Taina Bien-Amié; Melissa Farley, Ph.D.; John D. Foubert, Ph.D.; Donna M. Hughes; Shamere McKenzie; Kevin Malone; Susan Norris; Marian Hatcher; Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Ph.D., LMSW; Heidi Olson, RN, BSN, CPN; and Valiant Richey.
Gail Dines, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology & Women’s Studies, Wheelock College
Founding President, Culture Reframed
Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Ph.D., LMSW
Founding Executive Director, Center for Combating Human Trafficking, Wichita State University
John D. Foubert, Ph.D.
Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, Oklahoma State University
National President, One in Four
Author, How Pornography Harms
Simone Kühn, Ph.D.
Neuroscientist & Psychologist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
Mary Anne Layden, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist and Director of Education at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania
Founder, Former President & CEO, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Heidi Olson, RN, BSN, CPN, SANE-P
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program Coordinator, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Jill Manning, Ph. D.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Clinical Partner Specialist
Donna M. Hughes
Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies, Sociology & Anthropology, University of Rhode Island
Mahri Irvine, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
American University, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program