Men fail to tell the difference between porn scripts and stories of sexual assault
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The #MeToo movement, started by a hashtag talking about first hand accounts of sexual assault, grew into a worldwide conversation about the standards we hold people with power to.

It was a very public acknowledgement of a problem that was often confined to, and exacerbated by, private discussion due to feelings of shame or vulnerability.

Discussions about the movement have spread from the initial subject matter, to explore how it is encouraged by some media intertwined in the fabric of our society.

For example, a reason video project by Be Frank asked men to attempt to judge between a porn plot and a #MeToo story.

The reults were staggering and suprising - it should men had real difficulty telling the two apart.

Watch the video, below:

The description for the video reads:

We are not against porn.

The aim of the video was not to prove a causal link between porn and sexual assault, but that in the absence of frank conversations about sex with our kids and the lack of Sex Education, porn often functions as a stand-in for education.

Therein lies the issue.

The last clip sums up their stance on the issue:

88.2 per cent of porn scenes contain some form of physical aggression against women.

The men in the video also took part in a discussion around the issue:

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