On January 25, the mayor of Los Angeles signed regulation that requires the use of condoms by all performers in adult movies filmed within the city’s borders. Public health advocates have unsurprisingly celebrated the regulation, but there are some reasons why the ordinance may not be as effective as one might hope.
A headline that is surely Onion-worthy, but Romney, Santorum and Gingrich have all decided the issue is important enough to pledge to commit to stricter enforcement of obscenity laws.
Camera ready. Lights on. Pink mesh top and matching thong loosely tied. I smile and sweetly greet my morning customers with bright eyes. I’m a web cam model four days a week.
Last week the porn industry voluntarily shut down production on movie sets around the country after an unnamed actress initially tested positive for HIV. While it turned out to be a false positive, the incident exposed the ongoing controversy around industry handling of the possibility of spreading infections on set.
Selling a copy of Playboy or Playgirl to a minor will land a retailer in the slammer. But, the same vendor is free to sell a mega-violent video game to the same minor, equipping his virtual self with the ability to rape at will, perform decapitations, light pedestrians on fire, and more!
As a new case of HIV is discovered in an adult film industry worker, the National Coalition of STD Directors calls for new regulations–and greater enforcement–of prevention efforts.
What teens are – and are not – learning about in sex education classes, plus what we should all learn about pornography.
Indie rock band, The New Pornographers, are told to peddle their musical pornography elsewhere – they aren’t wanted by Christian liberal arts school administrators.
Plenty of things that have been or still are considered “traditional,” are or may be based in sexism or other kinds of inequality.
Everyone giggles over the “hypocrisy” of conservative porn use, but I fail to see how it’s really that hypocritical. The allergy towards sex that defines cultural conservatism is about constructing women as pure and moral or sexual and bad.