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Research: Bi people targets for ‘revenge porn’

New research from the USA suggests that bisexual, lesbian and gay people are four times more likely to be the victims of ‘revenge porn’ than heterosexual people are. A report from the Center for Innovative Public Health Research suggests 1 in 25 internet users in the USA have been a victim of revenge porn – a surprisingly high figure. The […]

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‘Revenge Porn’ law shows its teeth

Over 200 people have been prosecuted since the “revenge porn law” came into force in England and Wales last year, a new Crown Prosecution Service report reveals. Revenge porn refers to people posting sexually explicit media of their former partners online – videos or photographs – without the consent of the pictured individual. When the images are legally obtained from […]

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Will ‘revenge porn’ be outlawed?

The House of Lords have moved one step closer to criminalising the sharing of revenge porn following the tabling of a new amendment to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill. The amendment would make it an offence to publish a private sexual image of another identifiable person without their consent, and is focused on the distress caused to the victims. […]

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