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New on TED Books: Cindy Gallop’s “Make Love Not Porn”

Posted by: Emily McManus

The amazing Cindy Gallop — whose 2009 TEDTalk was a powerful look at the effects of online porn on a generation of young people — has expanded the short talk into a thoughtful TED Book. In Make Love Not Porn: Technology’s Hardcore Impact on Human Behavior, Gallop talks about the personal experiences and research that inspired her to give the talk — and the explosive growth of the website MakeLoveNotPorn.com since the talk went viral. She shares stories of people who’ve learned from her talk and from the site, from people who’ve supported it and challenged it.

It’s an important read about the new realities of intimacy in the digital age.

Make Love Not Porn is part of the TED Books series available for the Kindle and Kindle Reader apps.