What is Revenge Porn? – The Epidemic of Image Based Sexual Abuse

Posted on 12 July 2018

In the 1980s, Hustler Magazine inaugurated a monthly feature inviting readers to, so to speak, create their own porn. Subscribers were encouraged to submit sexual photos of women they knew, often with personal information such as name, hobbies and interests attached, to be published in the magazine’s ‘Beaver Hunt’ section. The resulting collection included some unauthorised images submitted with forged or fake consent forms, and the magazine quickly faced law suits from ...

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Revenge Porn Crisis – What Does It Mean For Marriages?

Posted on 06 February 2017

The non-consensual sharing of explicit images, usually referred to as revenge porn, is a growing problem. In the UK, a law went into effect in April 2015 that specifically defined revenge porn; “the distribution of a private sexual image of someone without their consent and with the intent to cause distress”, as a criminal offence. As of September 2016, more than 200 people had been prosecuted under this law. The UK is not the only country to enact such specific protection. ...

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