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Undercover Video Shows PornHub Employees Want Porn To Steer Young People’s Sexual Identities

Michael Knowles: “Stop looking at porn, if for no other reason than the senior writers here are saying they want to make you gay and trans”

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Employees of Pornhub’s parent company were caught on camera touting the benefits of underage kids watching pornography, and even suggesting that making videos of transgender-identifying people engaging in sex could help young people figure out their sexuality, according to a new video released exclusively on The Michael Knowles Show on Wednesday.

Arden Young, the undercover journalist behind the newly released video from Sound Investigations, told Daily Wire host Michael Knowles that the videos indicate that “protecting children is not a concern, maximizing profits is their concern, and they don’t seem to care who they hurt in the process.”

The new video documents employees of Aylo, formerly named Mindgeek, the parent company of Pornhub, admitting to attempting to steer viewers’ sexual proclivities.

Employee Dillon Rice, a senior script writer at the company, is seen arguing that pornography usage could be beneficial for preteens. “Let’s say you’re 12 years old, you’re still figuring out your sexuality, maybe even your gender, wouldn’t it be helpful to see not a celebration but maybe just a … normalization of something that you think is what you want?” Rice is seen saying.

Rice went on to specifically reference a pornography site centered around transgender individuals, remarking, “Let’s say I was 12 and I saw TransAngels … it would help me figure out what I do like and what I don’t like.”

Knowles said the attempt to steer viewers’ sexual tastes flies in the face of one of the core arguments that emerged from the sexual revolution. “The thing that is so shocking to me is that we’ve been told for my entire life by the left, by the pro-pornography people, by the sexual revolutionaries, that sexual desire is innate and immutable,” Knowles says. “Nobody becomes gay or bisexual.”

In addition to Rice, the video shows conversations with Aylo Production Coordinator Sylvain Fernandez, and Technical Product Manager Mike Farley. Fernandez appeared unbothered by Young’s point that the average age at which most view porn is only 11 years old, with Fernandez replying, “I mean, sounds like my age,” before adding “I mean it makes sense you know. Definitely associated with puberty.”

The Aylo employees said the company looks for opportunities to put bisexual, gay, or trans scenes in videos that are typically marketed to straight men.

Rice remarked that while some platforms are “primarily for straight men,” the company tries to “push the envelope as much as you can and be like, can I hint at bi content here … what if we brought a trans talent onto the site … you kinda take those risks to broaden it a little more.” Rice added “you’re always trying to push a little further.”

“They need to try to push stuff that is … less accepted, like putting a trans male or trans female in a scene,” Rice said. “See if you can convert somebody.”

Rice took it even farther, referencing a transgender pornography site when he remarked it’s female presenting trans women and they sell that to straight men, so I think the next big step is doing something that’s counter culture, maybe doing like a trans man in a scene, like having a guy f*** a male-presenting trans man with a vagina and see how that does.”

Young, the Sound Investigations journalist, told Knowles she was “inspired to investigate Pornhub in the first place because of a 2020 New York Times article  that really detailed the struggles of often underage people to get their abuse videos taken off of Pornhub.”

The undercover video is the latest in a longer series of videos on the pornography company, which attempt to prove that there is no serious effort to keep underage users off the platform and that it attempts to appeal to pedophiles and young teems, Young said. She referenced

“We have multiple previous undercover videos we’ve published that detail just the lack of age of consent verification for pornographic uploads and pornographic ads … advertising porn to appeal to pedophiles and young teens, we have a plethora of undercover footage,” Young added.

Knowles said the latest video should make the issue a “clear cut” case for anyone on the fence about regulating the porn industry.

“The takeaways here for me,” Knowles concluded, is that “this is as clear cut a case for proper political action as I have ever seen. If you are in elected office, wield the power of the state. What they are doing is illegal in so many ways.”

“Stop looking at porn, if for no other reason than the senior writers here are saying they want to make you gay and trans,” Knowles said.

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