The New Feminist Wave… of Pornography

Erika Lust is an adult cinema director and writer out of Barcelona, Spain. She entered the film industry to kick misogynistic, hyper-masculine, heteronormative ass, and she’s doing just that. What are she, her films, and her brand known for? Representation of body types, races, genders, and other demographics Sex for female pleasure, from the female […]

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Porn Stars Have Rights Too

*Trigger Warning: Sexually Explicit Content “To be clear: My experience in porn has been nothing but supportive, exciting, thrilling and empowering.” With that statement in her interview with XOJane, the Duke University student, with an active career as a porn star, made jaws drop. Her story is every tabloid magazine’s dream: a female student at an elite […]

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Let’s talk about bad sex.

*TRIGGER WARNING* There was an article I read by Robert Jensen called “Tired of Hot Sex?” Now, sex is such a complicated thing, and I’ve learned that there is so much you can say regarding it, sociologically speaking. However, Jensen pointed out a critical truth in his paper that really struck me. He writes, “Men […]

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Feminism and Porn: Mutually Exclusive?

In my humble opinion, nothing brings folks with seemingly varying backgrounds all together quite like the topic of sex.  Aside from breathing and eating, and setting aside any wise crack on potty humor, what’s more universal than human sexuality? The feminist view on sex adds another interesting element to the already juicy conversation.  So when […]

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