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Pornography: Doing the Worst to Women, Bringing out the Worst in Men

Pornography: Doing the Worst to Women, Bringing out the Worst in Men

[This is an expanded version of testimony delivered to the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Commercial Sexual Exploitation, November 2, 2021.] My thesis: The pornography industry does the worst to women and brings out the worst in men. Let me explain this claim. I am a retired University of Texas professor who began studying the pornography industry in 1988, which[Read More…]

by 04/11/2021 1 comment Patriarchy
Pornography: Studies And Activists Warn About Neglected Aspect of Violence Against Women

Pornography: Studies And Activists Warn About Neglected Aspect of Violence Against Women

            “ As a result of our efforts violence against women was decreasing in villages here. But ever since this new menace of ashlilta on phone ( porn available on mobile phone) became easily accessible, problems have been increasing. In fact things have come to such a pass that even some new marriages are breaking down as a result of[Read More…]

by 10/07/2021 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Child pornography: Burgeoning cases amid nationwide lockdown

Child pornography: Burgeoning cases amid nationwide lockdown

 Co-Written by Hardeep Singh and Prajakta Pradhan Introduction There is no doubt that with the ever-increasing use of the internet, cases of child pornography have increased at a burgeoning rate. The reason behind this fact is that the internet itself has extraordinarily diminished the obstruction to passage for the creation and dissemination of child pornography. This ease of creation and[Read More…]

by 02/05/2020 1 comment India
Pornography is America’s misguided ghoul

Pornography is America’s misguided ghoul

The conjugal act—the act of sexual intercourse—bring humanity into existence and sets in motion the next generations of society. Healthy societies maintain their stability by channeling the sexual energies of young adults into marriage, an institution that legitimizes sexual intercourse, protects the children that are the fruit of intercourse, and channels the giving and receiving of sexual pleasure in a[Read More…]

by 05/09/2018 1 comment Patriarchy
By Charles Steinhacker [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Dworkin-MacKinnon Anti-Pornography Civil Rights Ordinance

The Dworkin-MacKinnon Ordinance — originally written in 1983 by Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon — was an amendment to a civil rights law. It stands as a mostly ignored template for creating law-based change within the system. Rather than taking the traditional “obscenity” angle, the Dworkin-MacKinnon Ordinance proposed that: Pornography is a violation of women’s civil rights Woman harmed by[Read More…]

by 13/02/2017 1 comment Patriarchy