I read a recent post by Dear Abby. A 16-year-old girl admits her addiction to porn and asks for Abby’s advice. I really appreciate the candid honesty of this girl, and the counsel Abby gives her. Abby writes, “the problem with pornography is the distorted vision it gives viewers of what sex is really about.”
About 8 years ago Project 86 released the song PS on their album Drawing Black Lines. According to my sources, PS stands for “Porn Song,” and gives a candid look at someone caught in their addiction. I’ve posted the lyrics below, and for your listening pleasure, a Youtube video featuring the song. Enjoy! For more info about Project 86 visit their website.
In Michael Leahy’s presentation, “Porn Nation: The Naked Truth,” he told students at the University of New Hampshire, “Porn is the 800-pound gorilla in the room that nobody’s talking about. I want everyone to see the truth of what’s going on.” Let’s continue our look at how some University students have critiqued Michael Leahy’s controversial “Porn Nation” talk. As always, I’d love to hear anyone else’s comments.
As well-attended as Michael Leahy’s “Porn Nation” campus presentations have been, not everyone agrees with Leahy’s message (argumentative college students, imagine that). I thought I would give some highlights for our readers about specific rebuttals Leahy has received (as well as toss in my own two cents as a former campus minister). Of course I can’t defend Leahy on everything. While I have read his testimony and seen video footage of his talks, I can’t presume that Leahy has done and said everything “right” on every campus. But I deeply respect Leahy’s perspective and his bravery. I hope that he gets the … Continue reading →
Meet Michael Leahy, former sex/porn addict and author of the new book, Porn Nation. Porn Nation is more than the title of a new anti-pornography book. It is also the title of Michael Leahy’s controversial presentation he has given across the country at over 200 college campuses in front of more than 100,000 students. That’s right—thousands of students have packed out college auditoriums to hear Michael Leahy’s testimony about how pornography nearly ruined his life. (Check out the promo video for his campus tour.) I did a quick Google search for “Porn Nation” to see what might come up. After … Continue reading →