Safewords and red lines: consensual kink and child protection

Prostasia Foundation is causing a stir by being the first child protection organization to welcome members of the consensual kink community as allies against child sexual abuse. Attend our free webinar to find out why.

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Safewords and red lines III: Expressing concern without kink-shaming

Consent is an integral part of sexual practices such as in ageplay and BDSM. So at what point does kink shaming end, and legitimate concern begin? This virtual "fireside conversation" will cover dicey topics like: How to express your limits without "purity policing" in the bedroom. Can ageplay become self-harming for a child sexual abuse survivor? Is it OK to …

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Defeating EARN IT by offering positive alternatives

The EARN IT Act would empower a new National Commission on Online Child Exploitation Prevention (NCOCEP) to enact guidelines on how Internet platforms should prevent “online child exploitation conduct.” Unless they comply, or take other “reasonable measures” to prevent such conduct, Internet platforms would face new civil and criminal liabilities. Child sexual exploitation is preventable. But there are strong reasons …

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MAP Support Chat: a peer-support network for adolescent MAPs

Many people ask themselves how someone could possibly sexually abuse a child. At Prostasia Foundation, we are committed to researching that question as it pertains to prevention. In MAP Support Chat, a livechat group for people age 13 and up who have a sexual attraction to minors, the aim is to get ahead of abuse by providing peer support and …

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Keeping platforms safe, inclusive, peaceful, and healthy

Keeping Internet platforms safe, inclusive, peaceful and healthy involves both design decisions, policy development, and community building. Failing in any one area can result in endemic bullying and harassment, an unwelcome environment for marginalized users, and the exacerbation of some users' existing mental health problems. This webinar will consider all three elements of building and maintaining an Internet platform that …

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Confession time! (18+)

Do you feel ashamed about your sexual interests and want to talk about it in a supportive group? If you have thoughts, dreams, or fantasies that may be troubling you, you can safely "confess" to them here. No limits, no judgment, and no real name required. Participants who complete the webinar will learn the following skills: How to maintain your …

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How to talk to your kids about sex

Sexual health is an important part of our lives, but it can be a difficult and uncomfortable discussion for kids of all ages and parents alike. In this webinar we’ll help you get the conversation started so you can feel prepared to tackle topics like sexual health care, puberty, safe sex practices, healthy relationships, and more. Presenter Jae Snell is …

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Child safeguarding policies and minor attraction

How should organizational safeguarding policies deal with disclosures of minor attraction, either by adults supervising minors or by teenagers who are among those supervised? In July 2020 the pastor of a large church, Menlo Church, resigned after it was revealed that a youth work volunteer—who also happened to be his son—had admitted being sexually attracted to minors, and that this …

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CSA prevention and moral panic

A decades-long moral panic around child sexual abuse has wreaked untold damage on children, families, and marginalized communities. With the ascendence of QAnon it has reached fever pitch—and only now are information gatekeepers taking action.  But censoring the outward manifestations of public hysteria around this topic will only drive it underground. How can child sexual abuse prevention advocates address moral …

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The future of Europe’s fight against child sexual abuse

Agenda 11:00Open and welcome (Jeremy Malcolm)11:05Child sexual abuse detection and privacy, and the #chatcontrol campaign (Patrick Breyer)11:15Comparison of three legislative options (Christian Dawson)11:25Public health approach to child sexual abuse prevention (Crystal Mundy)11:35Other issues raised in the consultation (Jeremy Malcolm)11:45Q&A/Discussion12:00Close Why to attend The European Commission is gathering evidence from citizens and stakeholders to inform the preparation of new legislation that will require …

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