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Why Youngsters Turning To Porn To Study About Sex Is Worrisome: Study

BP World Bureau | Jan 13 2021 03:38:54 PM
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More youngsters are turning to pornographic materials to be educational in terms of gaining an understanding of sex, according to a study published in the journal ‘Archives of Sexual Behavior.'

Study lead author Emily Rothman, a professor at Boston University, said that this is problematic because porn is supposed to be meant for entertainment, not education. 

Added to that, there’s so much unethical porn focusing on lack of proper consent, rape culture, torture and even child abuse.

Porn Hub recently faced controversy for permitted the uploading of revenge porn and statutory rape contents. 

Read: Pornhub Pulls Down Millions Of Videos Amidst Statutory Rape Claims 

Researchers said that sex education should highlight consent.