Porn Teaches Kids Strangulation Is a Sex Act

By December 5, 2019 December 31st, 2019 For Parents, Harms of Porn, Porn's Impact on Kids
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Strangulation is likely to be among the first ‘sex acts’ a child sees when they view online porn for the first time, according to a report in The Daily Mail (UK).

Porn is now filled with these violent acts, and users of porn are acting these out on real-life partners. In fact, a BBC survey on the subject this week found that a third of women under 40 have experienced unwanted acts of strangulation, slapping, gagging and spitting during consensual sex. And with no disclaimers telling naive youngsters that this is not how the majority of women want to be treated, they start to believe it is.

In the Daily Mail piece, “The Terrifying Sex Trend Being Forced on Young Women,” journalist Tanith Carey details the rise in deaths and injuries due to this porn-fueled trend.

Culture Reframed‘s Dr. Gail Dines is featured in the piece.

Professor Gail Dines, … author of Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality, has spent 30 years studying the subject. She says: ‘All these practices sound extreme, but these are what an 11-year-old boy sees when he first puts “porn” into Google. We know strangulation is among the most popular acts seen in porn.

Attorney Wendy Murphy, adjunct professor of sexual violence law at New England Law/Boston who recently appeared in a Culture Reframed film, was also cited in the story.

Read the full story on porn and strangulation.

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