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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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2014 - 10:30 am

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…

Kitty Stryker | April 23, 2014 - 11:00 am

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…

Kitty Stryker | April 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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…

Kitty Stryker | April 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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…

Kitty Stryker | April 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

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.

Kitty Stryker | March 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

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…

Pandora Blake | March 25, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Vivid To Release Another Farrah Abraham Porn, “Farrah 2: Backdoor And More”

She’s baa-aack:: Vivid Entertainment is releasing a second porn film with Farrah Abraham from “Teen Mom,” this time called “Farrah 2: Backdoor And More.” No word on whether James…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2014 - 10:30 am

FBI Arrests “Revenge Porn King” Hunter Moore

Justin Bieber isn’t the only icky person put behind bars today. The FBI arrested “revenge porn king” Hunter Moore, 27, who allegedly hosted the website IsAnyoneUp.com, where men would…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Oops: Porn Filters Are Also Blocking Sex Ed Advice

Research has shown that online filters, which seek to keep pornography and other age-inappropriate content hidden from children, are also blocking out totally legitimate sexual education advice. And probably…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Topless Photo Of Mom & 14-Year-Old Daughter In Hot Tub Circulates, Police Not Amused

Another good reason for teens to have restricted use of technology that makes it easier for stupid stuff to happen: a 13-year-old girl allegedly took a picture on SnapChat of…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Porn Industry Shuts Down As Yet Another Adult Film Performer Tests HIV-Positive

Another adult film actor has tested HIV-positive, making this anonymous person the fifth case in the industry this year. Filming has shut down for a third time since this summer as…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2013 - 4:30 pm

7 Things To Know About Dusk, A Porn Channel For Women

Erotic offerings for women are getting better all the time. Just off the top of my head, I can think of James Deen and Make Love Not Porn, Bust magazine’s…

Jessica Wakeman | December 6, 2013 - 4:00 pm

D.C. Police Officer Charged With Taking Nude Photographs Of 15-Year-Old Girl

“Shocking and disturbing.”  These are the words of Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Chief of Police Cathy Lanier after an officer was arrested on Monday for the production of child pornography by…

Jessica Wakeman | December 4, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Hustler’s “This Ain’t Girls” Parody Porn Of “Girls” Is Here

… and it’s kinda meh. The NSFW blog Fleshbot posted a trailer for “This Ain’t Girls” and, well, it’s clear that everything we like about “Girls” doesn’t translate to porn.

Jessica Wakeman | October 2, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks Porn And Objectification

I wasn’t interested in making a movie about pornography. I was interested in making a movie about how people treat each other like things, and all kinds of media can…

Jessica Wakeman | September 13, 2013 - 9:40 am

Customers Tattle On Pirated Porn Over Poor Quality

Pirates, pirates, pirates. We need to have a little chat. Don’t make shitty quality copies unless you want your customers to go crying to the police about not getting what…

Alyson Penn | August 11, 2013 - 2:00 pm

The Sydney Leathers Porn Is Here (NSFW)

Well, that escalated quickly. Sydney Leathers was not calling our bluff when she was seen consorting with the king of porn, Steve Hirsch of Vivid. She’s gone and filmed “Weinergate…

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2013 - 10:40 am

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Says “Lovelace” Is Not So Realistic

“In real life, [Linda Lovelance’s experience in porn] was much more violent. I don’t think people could have watched. For instance, there’s a gang-rape scene, in which [Lovelace’s husband] Chuck…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2013 - 4:30 pm