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.
“At seven years old or so, I was groomed with adult porn, then child sexual abuse images, and then I was used in it… Boys are abused, trafficked for sex, and used in porn.”
“This was the lie I had been told: that in porn, for the first time in my life, I would have control over what I would or wouldn’t be asked to do sexually. I would have a say in what would happen with my body.”
“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.
Sex traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to lure their victims into exploitation. Porn is the marketing department of the sex trafficking 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?”
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