Here’s something to consider: no one needs porn. Guys don’t need porn. Women don’t need porn. People can choose for themselves.
“I was a fully-fledged addict. I needed drugs to get me through porn scenes. I needed drugs to numb my pain. I needed drugs to make me feel ‘happy.'”
Photos by Daisy T. Photography. Reposted from Brett’s blog with permission. January 1st, 2017. For a couple of years now I have wanted to write about my…
“I reached out to a friend and I spilled my heart to her. Literally as the words ‘I have a problem with porn’ left my mouth it was as if a physical weight was lifted from me.”
“I was threatened by agents that attempted to rape me. I was taken advantage of from men offering me scenes after I had sex with them—only to never get the contract.”
When Deanna Lynn turned 18, her friends and the pimp they introduced her to would sell her to other couples “to help [the couples] connect.” This was her introduction to the commercial sex industry.
As an organization, we have never intended the phrase “Porn Kills Love” to be shaming. Helping people recognize that porn is harmful isn’t about shaming them, it’s about inviting them to truly consider how porn impacts their life.
Unfortunately, Jose experienced a pattern of sexual abuse, manipulation, and sex trafficking at the hands of abusers who disguised themselves as partners wanting to help him.
“Now, I can tell you that no matter what you’ve gone through, you can always pick up the pieces and grow into a stronger and better person for it.”
As a popular mainstream porn performer, Alia experienced trafficking, abuse, and exploitation, eventually leaving the industry on her own terms.
After moving to Los Angeles, Joshua found his way into the porn industry. After five years and winning many awards, Joshua left the industry.
Joshua’s Story: Why I Left the Porn Industry After Winning Awards and Performing in Over 1,000 Films Article
“I had watched porn a lot by that point, and it seemed exciting to be part of that industry. I mean how difficult could it be, right?”