Backpage Removes Adult Content Due to US Govt Censorship

Backpage Removes Adult Content Due to US Govt Censorship

Publisher Vows to Fight First Amendment Battles Washington, D.C. – As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For years, the legal system protecting freedom of speech prevailed, but new government tactics, including pressuring credit card companies to cease doing business with […]

 

Gloria Steinem Believes in ‘Bodily Integrity,’ Just Not for Sex Workers

Gloria Steinem Believes in ‘Bodily Integrity,’ Just Not for Sex Workers

From Elizabeth Nolan Brown at Reason.com In a recent interview with Time magazine, feminist icon Gloria Steinem — currently promoting a new travel memoir — says that the biggest threat to reproductive rights today is “patriarchy… the very definition (of which) is that men control women’s bodies in order to control reproduction.” In contrast, Steinem says she believes that […]

 

HuffPo: The Word ‘Too’ Is Sexist and Hurts Women #CheckYourAdverbs

HuffPo: The Word ‘Too’ Is Sexist and Hurts Women  #CheckYourAdverbs

Adverbs: They’re hurting people. According to a piece in the Huffington Post, the word “too” is sexist and hurts women by constantly making them feel like they’re not good enough. In a piece titled “The 3-Letter Word That Cuts Women Down,” University of Vermont freshman Cameron Schaffer explains that she had an “epiphany” about the […]

 

Why Can’t the Mainstream Media Get Their Facts Straight When Writing About the Sex Trade?

Why Can’t the Mainstream Media Get Their Facts Straight When Writing About the Sex Trade?

When it comes to the coverage of sex work or trafficking, the mainstream media seems to forget a basic journalistic principle — the need to get their facts straight. Here are two recent examples from supposedly top-notch purveyors of journalism. This week, the New Yorker ran a long piece about long-time feminist Gloria Steinem, which […]

 

London feminist conference disinvites Selma James and other supporters of sex workers’ rights

London feminist conference disinvites Selma James and other supporters of sex workers’ rights

OPEN LETTER To the ORGANIZERS of the FEMINISM IN LONDON CONFERENCE (FIL) From Global Women Strike (GWS) and Women of Colour GWS We were told that Selma James (co-ordinator of the Global Women’s Strike) as well as a representative from Women of Colour GWS were to be invited to speak by Mothers at Home Matter […]

 

The Nordic model for prostitution is not the solution — it’s the problem

The Nordic model for prostitution is not the solution — it’s the problem

From Stuart Chambers in Canada’s National Post Societies have long held an interest in sex. As long as governments have existed, sexual behaviour has been managed — specifically, with whom we have sex, where we have sex and how it is negotiated. Most recently, prostitution has created a boundary dilemma for radical (ideologically driven) feminists who […]

 

What we talk about when we talk about rape

What we talk about when we talk about rape

“We need to draw distinctions between behavior that is criminal, behavior that is stupid and behavior that results from the dance of ambiguity,” writes Carol Tavris in an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times When I was a young social psychologist and feminist in the 1970s, I never imagined that I would be asked to testify […]

 

Adult filmmaker: ballet dancers and sex workers both ‘commercialize’ their bodies

Adult filmmaker: ballet dancers and sex workers both ‘commercialize’ their bodies

‘Ethical pornographer’ Vex Ashley has spoken out about her beliefs Compares sex workers to ballet dancers and athletes  Radical feminist writer Julie Bindel responded that dancers aren’t left with mental scarring A female pornographer has sparked a debate among feminists by declaring that there is little difference between porn stars and ballet dancers. Vex Ashley, 25, […]

 

Expert claims that hardcore porn is now the ‘most prominent sexual educator’ for young people

Expert claims that hardcore porn is now the ‘most prominent sexual educator’ for young people

Ridiculous – Sean TRPWL Leading Australian sex educator, Maree Crabbe, has warned of the impact hardcore pornography is having on young people. Talking to Australian news network ABC, she claimed: ‘Porn is arguably the most prominent sexual educator for many, perhaps all young people.’ And it seems her fears are founded. Eighteen-year-old student Annie Hill told reporters: ‘Hardcore […]

 

Feminist Rape Porn: Columbia’s Mattress Girl Has Made An ‘Artistic’ Sex Tape

Feminist Rape Porn: Columbia’s Mattress Girl Has Made An ‘Artistic’ Sex Tape

New genre, ‘feminist rape porn’, established Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia graduate famous across the country as “Mattress Girl” after she hauled a mattress around campus for a year to protest the school’s handling of her alleged rape, has released a sex tape recreating her alleged rape. Titled Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol (‘This Is Not […]

 
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