ONE MILLION Sign Petition to Shut Down Pornhub for Sex Trafficking Videos

A petition to shut down Pornhub, one of the most visited pornographic websites in the world, for enabling and profiting from video content depicting trafficking, rape, and under-age sex reached one million signatures this week with signers from 192 countries. Led by anti-trafficking expert Laila Mickelwait, the fast growing #Traffickinghub movement – a non-religious, non-partisan campaign – is blowing the whistle on Pornhub and its parent company Mindgeek. The grassroots global movement to shut down Pornhub, powered by the anti-trafficking organization Exodus Cry, gained ground this past February following the publication of an opinion piece by Mickelwait for the Washington

Anti PornHub Petition Nears 600,000 Sigs Following Rape/Assault Scandal

PornHub, one of the most visited pornographic websites in the world, has come under fire for video content involving sexual abuse. The outrage follows a recent surge in films depicting trafficking, rape, and under-age sex.  A petition demanding the removal of such content now has over 550,000 signatures, and accuses PornHub of both encouraging and monetizing abusive behavior. According to anti-trafficking activist Laila Mickelwait, “teen” is one of the most search categories on PornHub’s site, calling into question the legality of the site’s films. In an opinion piece for the Washington Examiner, Mickelwait writes: “…a quick search for the word