This presentation was given as part of a National Briefing at the U.S. Capitol presenting the "Freedom from Sexploitation Agenda" on March 20, 2018Technological advancements in the last two decades have created an environment where porn is often a click away. A growing number of young men who were a part of the first generation to grow up with unlimited access to internet porn are experiencing mental and physical health problems. This presentation will discuss porn's potential negative effects on the user, the science behind those effects, the ubiquity of use among children, and solutions to help ensure a healthy future for the youth of our country.
Gabe Deem is an activist for better sex education, and public speaker. After recovering from an addiction and porn-induced sexual dysfunction himself, he has spent years studying the science of addiction, and now runs RebootNation.org, a free, online community to help addicts and their partners overcome problems related to porn use. With a passion for helping others and raising awareness, Gabe now speaks internationally, and has shared his story with Time Magazine, Katie Couric, Chelsea Handler, MTV, and many others.