Posts tagged "porn"

I Apologize In Advance For This Post About “Rosebudding”

Yesterday, like a child who touches a stove even after mom says it's hot, I read an article about a new "trend" in extreme anal porn called "rosebudding" despite being warned in the first paragraph that to proceed was unwise for those with weak stomachs. I almost vomited. Then, like a particularly stupid child who…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 20, 2014

Now Available For XXX Enthusiasts: Just-For-Porn Headphones

If you're sick of watching porn and having to lower the volume for fear that your roommate/partner/neighbors will hear all of those sensual moans and groans, have we got good news for you!

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 30, 2014

“Duke Porn Star” Belle Knox Pens An Open Letter To Alyssa Funke

"Duke porn star" Belle Knox (real name: Miriam Weeks) penned an open letter to the late Alyssa Funke, the 19-year-old who committed suicide after her classmates harassed her for appearing in porn. [xoJane] A committee in the Louisiana's state house of representatives has advanced a bill that would keep a braindead pregnant woman on life…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 23, 2014

19-Year-Old Girl Committed Suicide After Being Cyberbullied Over Amateur Porn

When Alyssa Funke of Minnesota was 18, she filmed an amateur porn for a site called CastingCouch-X, which features "Fresh New Amateur Girl Porn Videos." In March, the porno was posted online. At some point thereafter, says her family, former classmates at Stillwater Area High School began harassing Alyssa over social media, calling her a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 21, 2014

Our 6 Favorite PornHub Ad Campaign Finalists (Plus, My Own Hastily-Put-Together Submission)

Listen, I'm not a graphic designer. But I am a porn enthusiast. So when I heard that PornHub had selected their top 15 finalists for their first ad campaign, I was like, Shit, how did I miss this opportunity to show PornHub how much I understand their brand? PornHub is, after all, my favorite online porn database thanks to their…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 21, 2014

Farrah Abraham Cut From New Season Of “Teen Mom”

Farrah Abraham has been cut from a fifth series of "Teen Mom" because the other young women refused to appear with her. MTV agreed that the porn actress sets a bad example — moreso, apparently, than Amber Portwood who served time in prison and has been filmed physically abusing her child's father. Way to show…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 7, 2014

True Story: My Ex-Boyfriend Was A Porn Addict

"You just don't know how to get me off," M. snapped. Humiliated, tears immediately sprang into my eyes. Every guy I had dated or hooked up with had always been more than pleased with our sex life.  M. had always had a problem getting and staying hard. But now that I was confronting him, he…

By: Rachel Khona / May 5, 2014

Funny Girl Sex Guide: Dudes, I Know You Stole That Move From Porn (NSFWish)

Dudes, who do you think you're foolin'? I know when I’ve unwittingly been cast in your personal porno fantasy, in which you’re Manuel Ferrara and I’m that chick who won’t be able to stop coming because you’re just that amazing. HA! Look, while I’m personally game to find sexual inspiration from porn, the downside i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 2, 2014

The Soapbox: Porn Stars Learn They Can’t Bank On Chase

I've written before about issues around payment processors and the sex industry, how businesses like Paypal, WePay and Google Wallet were shutting anyone they suspected of sex work out of using their services. Well, turns out that a trickle down effect is happening within the banking world, as Chase recently sent letters out to hundreds of

By: Kitty Stryker / April 23, 2014

The Soapbox: “Game of Thrones,” Thanks for Employing Porn Stars

I’m just going to say it upfront: I’m a massive fan of "Game of Thrones." I know it’s problematic, controversial around its portrayals of women, and arguably more violent on screen than required (see last night's rape scene for an example). And I know there’s been plenty of excellent critiques arguing that "Game of Thrones" is

By: Kitty Stryker / April 21, 2014

There’s Apparently A Shortage On Shower Rods Thanks To “Love And Hip Hop” Star’s Sex Tape

According to TMZ, employees at various home retailers are reporting that shower rod sales have shot up ever since "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" star Mimi Faust's Vivid sex tape trailer was released online -- and supplies are close to selling out. In the trailer for "Mimi & Nikko: Scandal in Atlanta" (which is after the jum…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 18, 2014

The Soapbox: The ’80s Called And They Want Their Sex Wars Back

I’m writing this on an airplane from Toronto, Ontario, to San Francisco, California. I’ve just spent six days among other women, other queers, other porn performers, and other feminists at the Feminist Porn Awards and the Feminist Porn Conference. In that time, I have witnessed moments that made my heart soar, my eyes tear u…

By: Kitty Stryker / April 10, 2014

The Inevitable Miley Cyrus Porn Parody, “Wrecking Ballz,” Is Here

If you had plans for tonight, I'm pretty sure you're gonna wanna cancel them. Because the Miley Cyrus porn parody is out today! "Wrecking Ballz," according to synopsis, "follows the adventures of America’s pill-popping princess Molly, as she sucks and fucks her way to stardom with Hollywood’s hottest celebs. With pseudo appearances by Beyonce, Liam Hemsworth, Robi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2014

What Art Can Learn From Porn

A few months ago, I caught wind of a bit of media flak surrounding the 2013 film Blue is the Warmest Color, a lesbian love story based on the novel by Julie Maroh. While most critics agreed the movie was exceptional (it won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or), the controversy stemmed from director…

By: Huffington Post Weird News / April 6, 2014

The Soapbox: How PayPal & WePay Discriminate Against The Adult Industry

I was packing my bags, looking forward to a week trip to the Feminist Porn Awards and the Feminist Porn Conference, having finally earned enough through my Patreon patron-funded writing to travel and have a bit of a cushion when I got back. Payments would be processed at the beginning of the month, and I…

By: Kitty Stryker / April 2, 2014

The Best Porn For Women On The Web

By now it's no secret that women watch porn. Research has indicated one in three visitors to porn sites are women, and half of college-age women say that porn is an acceptable way to express sexuality. A British sex toy and lingerie retailer reports that 85% of female survey respondents admit that they watch porn as a…

By: YourTango.com / March 31, 2014

What Are Your City’s Top Porn Searches?

Do they like it hot and heavy New Orleans? Does the Big Apple prefer big -- never mind. New data released by PornHub, your favorite porn statisticians, reveals the sordid details of the most popular porn searches in 24 U.S. cities over the last 12 months. Find them all on Huffington Post...

By: Huffington Post Weird News / March 30, 2014

True Story: My Crash Course In Porn And Empowerment

It’s easy to say that pornography is empowering for women, or that it degrades them. Oversimplifying, certainly, but easy. The truth is it’s much more complicated than that. I was 19 when I realized I could go to college without the debt that my friends were already beginning to complain about. I could take care…

By: Kitty Stryker / March 27, 2014

How To Empower Yourself Through DIY Porn

What with the recession, welfare cuts and increasing financial inequality it can be difficult to know how to make ends meet. I've got some advice for you which might seem controversial: empower yourself through porn.

By: Pandora Blake / March 25, 2014

Sex Education In The UK Can Now Address Sexting, Porn

Newly released supplemental updates to the UK's sexual education guidelines suggest addressing LGBTQ relationships, sexting, and media literacy in regards to pornography. That sounds so ... sensible. Meanwhile in America, some kids think yellow Skittles act as birth control. [Nerve] Meet Lisa Fritsch, a Republican, who is the first Black woman to run for governor…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 4, 2014
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