This is an Instagram-satisfaction selfie culture, and visuals are the commodity today, not ideas.
Although limited in its scope, and never really intended for public consumption, our findings, which surprised many people (including us to some extent), captured media attention for a few weeks, and appear to have briefly rekindled public interest in porn research.
Child pornography has found a welcome home on the internet, and is in truth a multi-billion dollar online industry, with over 100,000 sites dedicated to the crime, and is one of the fastest growing online businesses.
Tying orgasms to good causes might appall some people, but it's undeniable sex has always been a powerful driver of behavior. So why not harness Pornhub's website traffic and marketing prowess for a greater good?
Seldom has an issue--any issue--garnered such bi-partisan support as the Senate's bold effort to help victims of child pornography obtain justice. The Amy and Vicky Act ("AVA"), which passed the Senate last February by a resounding vote of 98 to 0, but unfortunately the bill is stuck in the House Judiciary Committee
Marked differences between male and female sexuality was supported by solid evidence around the globe. Such distinctions are getting blurred in developed countries.
It seems like sexuality is the one field with more of an ideological divide than politics. This year there is greater tolerance than ever to the many sexuality identifications and definitions. At the same time, there are many movements that promote failing programs and invisible walls of discrimination.
Attention all schadenfreude enthusiasts, it's time to take a look back and see who really shined in this year's public relations blunders, bloopers and boners (trademark pending).
Warning: This post contains sex and violence! Revolutionary ideas should speak to an entire community--not merely academics, politicos, or...
Reading through the "we were wrong" headlines, it's clear that the masses are wondering: How could it be that someone who was public and likable and funny and into consent was allegedly raping his coworkers and other women?
In all of the dialogue flurrying across our feeds, the following conversation needs to arise: Did the porn industry actually create the fertile ground upon which women would be raped? Or is James Deen just the bad apple ruining it for the rest of the team?
How is masturbation always "contrary" to the dignity of the body? I am troubled at the way in which this particular use of "sin" tends to be linked to our bodies -- especially our bodies as sexual bodies.
Ever wonder why men seem to be less particular about their porn than women? It has nothing to do with a desire for getting aroused and everything to do with context and content. Traditional porn is created by men and for men, meaning it's filmed with a man and his fantasies in mind.
While the story isn't yet finished being written, Jared is heading to a place where there are no $5 footlong subs. There are also no private jets and little privacy to speak of. But there will be bars, walls, fences, and prison guards with guns patrolling the perimeter.
The Ninth Circuit's draconian decree hearkens back to something from Dickens, or the Old Testament, or the current panic over Sharia law. It is simply incompatible with current understanding of childhood sexual abuse, criminal responsibility, and victim's rights.
Since men do not have direct experience of the damage that female pornography causes, they might have to trust us, to listen to and honor what we are telling them. They may also have to tell themselves the truth about the suffering their behavior causes.