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What do we mean by prevailing and countervailing narratives of pornography?

In last week's post, I made reference to both prevailing and countervailing narratives of pornography. But what, exactly, is meant by that? What are these narratives and why are they important? And how are they incorporated into Accounting for it All? Let's take these questions one-by-one, beginning with definitions: prevailing narratives: the attitudes and arguments a culture… Continue reading What do we mean by prevailing and countervailing narratives of pornography?

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What is feminist pornography?

No, "feminist pornography" isn't an oxymoron---at least it doesn't have to be. But to answer the question of what exactly it is in a single blog post is perhaps a fool's errand; it's the centerpiece of an entire collection of essays, after all, which are bound together nicely in the righteously unapologetic The Feminist Porn Book.… Continue reading What is feminist pornography?

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Why the adult industry?

This Thursday, we're exploring a question many have about those who choose to work in pornography: why? Sadly, the all-too-common stereotype about those in sex work of any kind is that they're doing so because they have no other choice. Those on the outside will imagine the destitute, drug-addled, or otherwise desperate as the only… Continue reading Why the adult industry?

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Reminder: Accounting for It All eBooks 50% Off! (Free Preview in Post)

"She has the looks, but now it looks like she cooks the books." Now's the best time to get your hands on the story of Robin Whethers, the adult-film-star-turned-accountant who finds herself mired in an IRS audit of a money laundering scheme she didn't know she was part of. Why? Accounting for It All ebooks are… Continue reading Reminder: Accounting for It All eBooks 50% Off! (Free Preview in Post)

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Tax Day Special: AFIA Now 50% Off!

You survived the tax man. Will she? There's never been a better time to get your hands on Accounting for It All, the story of the porn-star-turned-accountant who finds herself mired in an IRS audit of a money laundering scheme she had no idea she was part of. Why? Because not only have you survived the… Continue reading Tax Day Special: AFIA Now 50% Off!