Where’s the downside?

There's been little emphasis on affirming any of society's prevailing narratives about pornography on this blog to date, but that doesn't mean that those narratives are  without credence. With that in mind, let's explore some common conceptions of the adult industry and those who work in it, with the goal of looking for the tough… Continue reading Where’s the downside?

What about exploitation?

The prevailing narratives surrounding exploitation in pornography often center around the idea that actors or models---especially women---are taken advantage of by producers for personal profit. In The Feminist Porn Book, Lorelei Lee argues that this narrative has its foundation in the idea that those who join the industry as on-camera talent are driven there as… Continue reading What about exploitation?