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F.A.P.Z - Fight Against Porn Zombies

This page is for young people aged 12 and over. Some of the language and types of things explained are not appropriate for younger children.

Image of Professor Ophelia BallsWhat is F.A.P.Z?

The F.A.P.Z team – Professor Ophelia Balls, Jack Sofalot, Faye Cummings and Drew Peacock star in a series of videos that bust the myths about porn.

When the F.A.P.Z team were young, porn started to blur their view of real world sex and relationships. Luckily the professor and her team were able to get the advice and support they needed – just in time to stop them from becoming porn zombies!

Now they’re trying to stop the spread of porn zombies by letting people know the facts about the world of porn.

Being curious about porn is normal and you might learn more about your bits down below. But some porn can be harmful and we’ve got the info you need to know.

Check out our page about online porn.

Why is ChildLine involved with F.A.P.Z ?

Over the last two years, more than 1,000 young people spoke to ChildLine
about porn, asking lots of questions and telling us how porn made them feel.

Research shows porn can change the way you think and behave with other people. We joined the F.A.P.Z team to help explain more .

If you’ve got questions which you’re too embarrassed to ask, try our online porn page.

Image of a porn zombie

Talking to ChildLine about sex and porn

• Feeling bad about how you look after watching porn or something sexual you’ve seen. Get support with building confidence and self-esteem.

• If you’re pressured to do sexual things and don’t know what to do next, get advice about relationships and sex.

• Being asked to film yourself naked or send someone a sexy photo? You might not be assuming it could be online grooming. Feeling pressure to follow the trend? Read our sexting page before you click send.

• Sex without protection can give you a sexually transmitted infection. Know the score - our contraception and STIs pages will tell you more.

If you're worried or unsure about anything, you can talk to ChildLine.

Sex and sexual health

Having sex is a big decision and there are lots of things to think about. Speak to other young people about sex and sexual health on our message boards.

Sex and Relationships message board

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