What are the truths about porn

The Truth About "Generation Porn"

It is a Child's playto watch pornographic images and films on the Internet. Therefore the project "Klicksafe" deals with how to use the topic meaningfully bypass can. In schools, the employees of "Klicksafe" discuss with students, scientists and educators how to deal with sexuality on the Internet. The result: with many young people solves talking about that Taboo subject Sex still Deadlocksout, especially in dialog with adults.

18 year old Younes is phoneConsultant in the "Number againstGrief", which is part of the" Klicksafe "project. He is often involved Peerswho talk about their worries about sex and porn. Surveys and research say that almost 70 percent of boys and 57 percent of girls have seen pornographic material on the Internet. But Younes thinks that's too much with your finger on the youngsters shown becomes. That the youth sex addict scientists believe is just as wrong as young people themselves.

Katja also advises young people on the phone. She often experiences that parents, teachers and students talk past each otherwhen it comes to sexuality and pornography. Adults scare in their opinion often before backto deal with what experiences teenagers have with porn - and how they think about it.

Birgit Kimmel from "Klicksafe" considers it inappropriate to describe the young people as "Generation Porno". Instead, parents should explain to their children that pornography has little to do with real sexuality. Sexuality and pornography are apparently still little talked about - the internet hasn't changed much about that either.


Generation that - a group of people who are roughly the same age

porn - Abbreviation for: the → pornography

Pornography that - the representation of human sexuality in film, picture and sound

something is a breeze - something is very simple; something is so simple that even small children can do it

deal with something - know how to behave with something

Sexuality that - feelings and actions related to sex

something triggers something - something evokes something

Taboo subject, that - a subject that is not talked about

Deadlock that - the fear of talking about → sexuality

Dialogue, the - here: a collective term for conversations between different groups

Advisor who –Someone who helps someone with his / her knowledge

Number against grief that - a telephone number where young people can speak to someone about their concerns

Peer who - someone as old as you are

the finger is pointed at someone - What is meant is: there is prejudice against someone; someone is blamed for something

sex addict - so that someone has to think about sex or pornography particularly often

talk past each other - speak to each other in such a way that you don't understand each other properly

to shy away from something - To be afraid of something

Questions about the text

1. The "Klicksafe" project deals with ...

a) how to deal with internet pornography properly.

b) the prohibition of pornography on the Internet.

c) adult sexuality.

2. With the "number against grief" you can ...

a) Discuss with scientists and educators.

b) learn about the Internet.

c) talk about problems with sexuality.

3. Birgit Kimmel thinks that young people ...

a) must allow viewing of pornography on the Internet.

b) Explain the difference between pornography and real sexuality.

c) should forbid talking about their sexuality.

4. Young people must learn to deal with sexuality on the Internet ...

a) to go.

b) to bypass.

c) deal.

5. For many young people, talking about sexuality is not a….

a) Taboo subject

b) Child's play

c) dialogue

Work order

What is your opinion? How can you best explain to young people how to deal with sexuality on the Internet? Formulate three suggestions and discuss your results in the course.

Marcel Fürstenau / Lukas Völkel

Editor: Raphaela Häuser