Gail Dines

Category: Non-Profit - Leading Expert in Stopping Pornography

Dr. Gail Dines

Professor Emerita, Wheelock College, Boston

Culture Reframed (culturereframed.og) 

Dr. Gail Dines is a Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College in Boston, where she was also chair of the American Studies Department. She has been researching and writing about the porn industry and sexual violence for well over twenty-five years. Dr. Dines is a recipient of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America and author of numerous books and articles. Her latest book,  Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality, has been translated into five languages.

Dr Dines is the founding president and CEO of the non-profit, Culture Reframed.  Dedicated to building resilience and resistance in children and youth to the harms of a hypersexualized and pornified society, Culture Reframed develops cutting-edge educational programs that promote healthy development, relationships, and sexuality.  An internationally known speaker and consultant to governmental bodies here and abroad, Dr. Dines has been described as one of the leading anti-porn scholars/activists in the world.

Gail Dines is a regular guest on television and radio shows including ABC,  MSNBC, CNN, BBC, CBC, and National Public Radio. She has appeared in The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, The Guardian, Vogue,  Cosmopolitan, and writes for the Huffington Post.  In addition to her TEDx talk, Dr Dines’ work is the focus of a film by the Media Education Foundation called Pornland: The Documentary. Her latest project is serving as chief consultant for the Steven Soderbergh documentary entitled Tsunami: The Impact of Porn.