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Linking Exposure to Outcomes: Early Adolescents’ Consumption of Sexual Content in Six Media (Research)

A media-use questionnaire was completed by 3,261 7th and 8th graders and a subsample of 1,074 respondents was interviewed about their sexual attitudes and behaviors. Based on results from the media survey, respondents’ top television shows, movies, music, Internet sites, and newspapers were content analyzed for portrayals or references to pubertal development, romantic relationships, body exposure or nudity, sexual innuendo, touching and kissing, and sexual intercourse.

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Effects of visual and verbal sexual television content and perceived realism on attitudes and beliefs (Research)

There have been numerous studies in the past which have examined the effects of sexual television content on viewers, the findings of which have not always appeared to be consistent. Based on findings of past researchers, the author formulated and tested three hypotheses concerning the effects of sexual television, in particular making a distinction between visual and verbal sexual content as well as the level of perceived realism of the shows.

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Children as Victims

In past months’ articles, I discussed the fallacy that the viewing of explicit, adult-oriented content is just a harmless hobby and doesn’t really hurt anyone; and that, in fact, it leaves a trail of victims in its destructive wake. In that article I talked about the ways that women are victims of pornography. In this article, I will discuss the many ways that children are victimized by pornography.

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The ‘Butner Study’ Redux: A Report of the Incidence of Hands-on Child Victimization by Child Pornography Offenders

A PDF by Michael L. Bourke & Andres E. Hernandez


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