Posts tagged "pornography"

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, 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

Former Porn Star Ginger Lee Denies Involvement In XXX Film Supporting Anthony Weiner’s Campaign

Sigh. Only in America (and possibly Italy) would a three-ring-circus get even more three-ring-circus-ier.

Ginger Lee, a former porn actress, has denied through her lawyer any involvement in…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Sydney Leathers Seen Consorting With Vivid Porn CEO

Sydney Leathers has a name made for porn — is she going to make it a reality? TMZ filmed the 23-year-old — who went public about her sexting and phone

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2013 - 10:40 am

British Prime Minister Reveals Crackdown On Internet Porn

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, has announced that every household will now be blocked from viewing online porn and other adult materials unless they specify that they would like the…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Amanda Seyfried Kept Her Clothes On For “Lovelace”

Before your dude friends drag you from your couch to see “Lovelace,” the new flick about  the star of the infamous porn film “Deep Throat,” you might want to share…

Alyson Penn | July 12, 2013 - 11:20 am

“Lovelace” Trailer About Amanda Seyfried As “Deep Throat” Porn Actress Linda Lovelace Is Finally Here

I know where I’m going to be on August 9: parked in an air-conditioned theater watching “Lovelace,” starring Amanda Seyfried as the infamous “Deep Throat” porn actress Linda Lovelace.

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2013 - 6:00 pm