Welcome – thanks for visiting our site and engaging in the ‘porn and young people’ conversation. If you’re a health professional, schoolteacher or youth professional and want to learn more about porn and young people, then you’ve come to the right place…
“We are seeking out information about sex but don’t know where to go and end up learning from porn.” —Anon NZ youth (41)
We can’t look away anymore. We know that young people are looking for a better narrative around sex than porn… Pornography is made by adults and for adults … even the most popular or ‘mainstream’ content can be highly problematic from the perspective of young people learning about sex, sexuality and respectful relationships…”
— David Shanks, Chief Censor, Classification Office, 2018.