Musical.ly is Exposing Children to Pornography. Take Action Now!

Joshua Tijerina Family, Morality Leave a Comment

I got a text from a friend yesterday morning that sickened me. His wife had discovered that Musical.ly—an app one her children often use to find funny videos—is being exploited to feed kids pornographic content. Luckily, none of her kids saw the porn videos, but others did. And what they saw was horrific. Life-altering. I started digging. The first thing …

Just In Time For Christmas, Pornhub Sells Sexual Abuse In $25 Increments

Joshua Tijerina Culture, Family Leave a Comment

I got a message on Slack Saturday morning from Nathan, Halcyon’s Executive Director, and it reads, “Dude, look up the Pornhub Christmas gift card commercial.” It takes me a little while to Google it, since I am thinking this is obviously a joke . . . except, it’s not. Sure enough, after a quick Google search, I find an article …

Millennials & Pornography: Are we preventing or perpetuating sexual violence?

Joshua Tijerina Family, Social Change 1 Comment

According to Pornhub’s latest statistics, people watched 4,392,486,580 hours of porn on PornHub’s site in 2015. Yes, that is over 4 billion hours . . . of porn . . . on one site. While I am not naive to the prevalence of pornography, I still couldn’t help but feel shocked and I immediately thought, how does watching over 4 …