About Bethany MacDonald

Bethany is the youth and schools worker for Naked Truth. She battled with a porn addiction for over a decade & now is passionate about helping others be set free.

Children ‘should be taught about porn and sexting’

This article was originally published on the BBC and has been edited and cut for clarity and content.  Most people think schools should teach children about the impact of sexting and pornography, a charity says. Plan International UK claims 75% of people think the impact of porn should be a compulsory part of the curriculum, [...]

By |2017-03-01T13:07:43+00:00March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roblox: Kids game or sex chat room?

A concerned father has issued a warning to other parents and educators after his eight year old son received indecent and explicit messages from multiple strangers on the popular online game, Roblox. Roblox is a 3D multiplayer experience starting with an avatar, a plot of virtual real estate and a tool box to start building. From [...]

By |2017-02-24T13:17:45+00:00February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Russell Brand reveals opinion on porn

Russell Brand, whether intentionally or not, has placed himself on the list of "celebrities who are against porn" by speaking out on numerous occasions about the damaging impact of porn. In this most recent video on his YouTube channel, he responds to a viewer's question "what's your opinion on porn?" Brand speaks of the impact of [...]

By |2017-01-30T14:35:43+00:00January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are ‘porn laws’ actually changing?!

With prolonged gaps between updates around legislation, it's sometimes difficult to keep up with what's actually happening. We know the government wants to tackle the issue of young people accessing pornography but, how?! Our friend Cameron Dobbie from CARE explains. What is a Bill? A Bill being a proposal for a new law or a [...]

By |2017-01-27T18:57:35+00:00January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#nothankssnapchat victory!

Snapchat has more than 100 million daily users, the majority of these made-up from teenagers and 20's. The nature of social media means that it's constantly changing and in January 2015, as part of it's mobile app, Snapchat introduced Discover, where it publishes content from media brands like CNN, Cosmopolitan, VICE and The Daily Mail. What [...]

By |2017-01-26T16:51:37+00:00January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Porn-induced erectile dysfunction?!

"A generation of young men are becoming desensitised to real life sexual experiences with women. The problem is, not many people know about this condition." We are always very encouraged when people start getting involved in the discussion around the harmful impact of pornography. As stories of individuals, science and research is increasing, discussion is [...]

By |2017-01-16T16:15:51+00:00January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blog: My Partner Has A Porn Addiction!

Today’s blog features excerpts from a blog written by Catherine Etherington who helps us run our online support group for wives & partners of porn addicts.  “I’m going crazy! What is wrong with me?”  If I had a pound for every woman I had heard say something like that after discovering their partners secret sexual behaviours, I [...]

By |2017-04-25T14:24:21+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

1 in 10 visitors to porn-sites are under 10 years old

We often hear it quoted that the average age of exposure to pornography is 11 years old. When we hear this, it frightens us a little bit but we assume that the majority are 11 and above. According to new research by security technology company Bitdefender, children under the age of 10 now make up 22% [...]

By |2016-11-16T14:10:16+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

200 people prosecuted for Revenge Porn

More than 200 people have been prosecuted since a 'revenge porn law' was created in 2015, a Crown Prosecution Service report shows. With the widespread availability of porn and the increased demand for a stream of new content, it comes as no surprise that individuals and couples choose to express their sexuality through taking photos and videos. In a [...]

By |2016-11-16T14:10:16+00:00September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments