#NoPornovember is here, and this first week has been amazing! On Day 1, we activated the #NoPornovember challenges, and released the much-anticipated limited edition merch, as well as our incredible Let’s Talk About Porn resource site! Needless to say, this year’s annual month-long awareness campaign is off to a fantastic start!
We want to give you some tips and resources so you can join the party all November long. All month we will be releasing new content and unveiling new ways that people around the world can change the conversation about pornography. And don’t forget about our annual Rep the Movement Day on Friday, November 16!
Here are 11 ways you can be a part of changing the conversation this month:
1. Join Our #NPNChallenges
Take part in one of our two challenges to learn more about the movement and change perceptions about porn. It’s an event that’s happening all month long, so check out our event page and click “going” to keep up with everything!
•Change The Conversation Challenge: For Fighters who want to speak up and create real change! We challenge you to check out our Get The Facts articles this month to become well-rounded in your knowledge of what we’re fighting for. Share, repost, or retweet something that speaks to you. Help others get educated by bringing the movement to them.
•30 Days Without Porn Challenge: Have you ever thought about giving up porn for good? Try it this month for 30 days to see what can happen. Feeling like you need some support to accomplish it? Our friends at Fortify can help! Fortify is an online recovery platform dedicated to helping individuals find lasting freedom from pornography. Learn, connect, and track your recovery journey. Plus, it’s now free to use! Try it out for #NoPornovember. What do you have to lose?
2. Get stoked for our brand new three-part documentary series, Brain, Heart, World, launching this month!
For the last few years, we’ve traveled around the world and interviewed experts and former porn performers, and captured real stories and experiences from those who have struggled with porn.
Now, we’re ready to present our first ever, three-part documentary series: Brain, Heart, World. It’ll be available for viewing for free during the month of November, so check it out during its limited sneak peek release!
Given the ever-growing body of research, it can no longer be denied that repeated porn exposure has a tangible effect on consumers, and is connected to declining relationship satisfaction as well as various forms of exploitation. This isn’t a moral argument, it’s simply something to consider given the facts. Brain, Heart, World exists to provide people with the opportunity to make an educated decision regarding pornography by highlighting its documented neurological, relational, and societal harmful effects.
Watch the trailer for the whole series, right here:
Are you as pumped as we are? Click here for more info and sneak peeks!
3. Check out our all-new Let’s Talk About Porn conversation resource
Want to have a conversation with porn with someone, but you’re not sure how or when? We’ve got your back! Look no further than our brand new site, Let’s Talk About Porn – A Conversation Blueprint.
Every day, for the last 10 years, we’ve been messaged and emailed by countless individuals from all around the world, asking how they can start conversations about porn with loved ones or strangers. No matter who you might want to talk to for what reason concerning porn, this resource is for you. We’ve got interactive conversation guides for parents, partners, friends, kids, and strangers. Explore the site by clicking the image below!
4. Share Truth About Porn, our new research aggregate site
We’re all about the research, as an education and awareness resource. Sometimes, it’s best to see research studies by themselves without any added commentary from anyone except those who conducted the study. We totally get that! Now, you can check out Truth About Porn (TAP) and search our growing database of studies. We’ve got categories you can search, like, “body image,” “assault culture,” “mental health,” “sexual satisfaction,” and dozens more, all cataloging research that deals exclusively with pornography’s effects. So the next time you’ve got a research paper due, or want to find that perfect study for your online debate, check out TAP!
5. Try giving up porn for 30 days, as part of our #NoPornovember challenge
This #NoPornovember, we’re actually encouraging people to give up porn for 30 days and see what happens. Get it? No porn November = #NoPornovember. If you’re interested in doing this challenge, but you’re not entirely sure where to start, check out our friends at Fortify.
Fortify is a science-based recovery tool to help individuals quit pornography through comprehensive training, real-time analytics, and interactive support so that more people can find greater happiness and lasting love.
Fortify is an online support community for men and women—young and old—seeking lasting freedom from porn. In addition to a series of instructional videos and accompanying training, Fortify offers many opportunities for individuals to share insights and stories together. Free versions of the platform are available for both youth and adults.
6. Get A Limited Edition PKL Tee
Each #NoPornovember we release a limited edition run of our popular Porn Kills Love tee in an exclusive colorway. In 2015, it was a ‘Fighter teal’ colorway. In 2016, we launched a charcoal and metallic gold design that sold out in one day, and then brought it back for good last year. Last year, we introduced our first ever 80’s/90’s inspired PKL design. And this year, for the 5th anniversary of our ‘Porn Kills Love’ classic red tee, we’re releasing a special edition: blackout, with an exclusive anniversary stamp on the back.
But hurry—they’re selling out fast! Each year, our PKL colorways have sold out, and once they’re gone, they are gone!
7. Join The Street Team and Consider Before Consuming
Consider this. Thanks to decades of studies from major institutions, there is an ever-growing body of research demonstrating significant negative impacts of pornography consumption for individuals, relationships, and society.
Why not apply the same consideration we have for what we consume and do to something that could very well actually be harming us and those we love? Why not consider the science that says porn is harmful before saying “yes” to consuming it?
This is not some sort of moral argument, it’s just something to think about. So, give it a minute, and consider the risks. Consider before consuming.
This #NoPornovember is all about “Changing the Conversation” about porn, and there is perhaps no better way to do that than joining our global Street Team or grabbing an exclusive Rock the Basics kit. When you become a Street Team Fighter (kit pictured below), or rep a Rock the Basics kit, you go a step further and become the movement.
By joining the team or grabbing a kit, you get the amazing opportunity to make a real and meaningful impact in this fight, right in your own city. We’ll send you some rad gear that you can wear, post, and share. Sometimes, all it takes is a simple act to help start a conversation. Get started—become a foot soldier in the fight for love by grabbing this information-packed kit or joining the Porn Kills Love Street Team! Plus, you get gear that can’t be found separately in our store.
8. Sign the Fighter Pledge
Fighters are committed, passionate, and real. For ourselves, for those we love, and for future generations, we must take a stand using science, facts, and personal accounts. Take the first step in showing that you are 100% invested in this fight by signing the Fighter Pledge!
The pledge details what it means to be a Fighter, and adds you to our global army of supporters so you can get updates on how to get more involved in the movement. Join the fight and help us spread the word that porn affects the viewer, damages relationships, and negatively affects society as a whole.
9. Join the Fighter Club
If you consider yourself a dedicated Fighter, our exclusive Fighter Club is the place for you. As a nonprofit, we rely on cool people just like you to help take the movement to the next level. By partnering with us monthly to support this movement, you will make an incredibly valuable contribution that helps us to more effectively educate youth and advocate for awareness across the globe.
The support from Fighter Club members directly fund our awareness campaign around the world and even help those struggling with pornography for as little as $10 a month. By being a member of the Fighter Club (FC), you’ll get all-exclusive Secret Store access with merch only available for FC members, early access to all Fighter Gear, store discounts, insider reports, news updates from the frontlines of the movement, and more.
Every #NoPornovember, FC members are granted early access to the limited edition ‘Porn Kills Love’ tee, and were able to grab it before it went public. Whatever is going on behind-the-scenes with FTND, you’ll be the first to know about it. (Plus, these exclusive FC t-shirts can’t be purchased in our online store, but we’ll send you one when you sign up for the club!)
10. Bring Us To You
Fight the New Drug provides informative and entertaining presentations that inspire students to join thousands of others around the world who avoid pornography, while speaking openly about a typically uncomfortable topic. The facts are presented in an interactive and exciting way to help teens get the facts! Get more info and book a presentation HERE.
11. Rep the Movement – especially on November 16th!
Rep the Movement Day is on Friday, November 16th! But never fear, we won’t judge you if you rep your Fighter gear all month long before then.
After all, we’re all about sparking conversations whenever possible. Not only can you spread the word by spreading facts online, you can also do it with a bold statement that will turn heads and start thoughtful conversations. Our online store is full of powerful tees with even more powerful messages, and we just debuted more last month and on November 1! From apparel to sticker packs to posters, we’ve got you covered with the latest and trendiest ways to rep the movement. Shop our online store HERE to show the world that you fight for love, and spark meaningful conversations in your community.
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