On first glance, Erika Lust and other ‘feminist’ pornographers seems to be not as abrasive or confronting as the pornography available on popular gonzo ‘tube’ sites.
The 2009 documentary Graphic Sexual Horror by Anna Lorentzton and Barbara Bell examines the bondage, discipline and sadomasochism pornography website insex.com. Trigger Warning Applies.
And the best part is, it’s free.
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Canadian feminist Meghan Murphy discusses the sex industry’s attempts to silence her and others who speak out against paid male sexual violence against women:
Firstly, the word ‘camgirl’ is a synonym for ‘cam-whore’ (and this blog believes that no woman should be called a ‘whore’,) and it refers to women who earn their money through the distribution of sexually explicit material primarily via live streaming.
RECOMMENDED READING PART ONE
Rage Against the Manchine is a blog that has been around for quite some time.
Nine Deuce manages to articulate the problems with pornography in a way that I have never found possible. As such, I think it is best to link to her eleven part series (and several years worth of writing) regarding pornography.
The comments section of each post, while long, are well worth the read as well. Deuce offers her audience the chance to hear from people who disagree with her as well as those who do agree with her. It is for this reason I have chosen her as our first recommended read.
This documentary will examine the damage and harm of amateur pornographers taking advantage of young women and teenage girls.
The cultural journey from half-naked women frolicking in fields to readily available gang-rape porn illustrates a few of the fallacies and problems in capitalist ideology, especially as deployed by defenders of the porn industry.
Deuce, N., 2012, “Porn Part Ten: The Rutting Dogs of Capitalism” on Rage Against the Man-chine, May 28, originally accessed May 28 2015 (url: http://rageagainstthemanchine.com/2012/02/16/porn-part-10-the-rutting-dogs-of-capitalism/)
An interesting take on the contemporary issue of pornography.
That’s what pornography does to women: it brings up a huge set of worrisome issues into their lives, then tries to blame them for the fact that they are bothered.
Deuce, N., 2008 “Porn Part One: How I became a Rad Feminist” on Rage Against the Man-chine, April 12 (originally accessed May 17 2015)