“I developed a huge lack of self-confidence, I started to hate my body and I didn’t know how to start and keep real relationships.”
These are just a few of the less-than-ideal situations that have happened on OnlyFans, either with creators or their subscribers.
“Last week, I celebrated my 500th day free from porn. Even though I have been in recovery for two years, it took most of the first year of working through my baggage and getting the tools I needed to find freedom.”
“I gathered up information, took a breath in, and talked to him… He expressed gratitude for me bringing all the information to light for him. And he quit cold turkey that day.”
Hear from popular performers who experienced sexual assault on porn sets to understand that exploitation is not rare in the porn industry.
“Something most people do not realize is why many of these performers are capable of doing what they do on film. My sister was constantly drugged and drinking.”
“I had to constantly watch ‘cam to cam,’ site feature where you get paid to watch the person at the other side of the interaction. This was very traumatizing because I never knew what would come up on screen.”
“To find out my other half had struggled with pornography since he was 12 years old was surreal… I knew I had a critical decision to make.”
How does porn impact people’s lives, specifically women? Meet Emma, a 19-year-old cosmetology school student who struggled with porn for much of her youth.
“Tossing and turning for hours at a time became increasingly irritating… I soon discovered watching porn immediately put an end to my sleepless nights.”
“I don’t feel beautiful, and I don’t feel sexy. Because in the back of my mind, I know he has a ‘type’—and it isn’t anything close to what I look like.”
“I realize that porn led me to weird, even dangerous, scenarios. It felt cool at the time, but at 14, I’d click from porn to chat rooms, where I’d connect with men much older than me.”