I bothers me deeply when people assume that I have no morals because I make porn. I constantly evaluate and rethink the way in which I present my business and the way in which I talk about sex. Love, respect and empathy are my core values.
It became clear that I could make a living creating fetish porn, and I jumped at the opportunity. But for me, porn has never been just a business -- it's about providing access for hundreds of thousands of people like me whose fantasies live outside the bounds of conventional sexuality.
The world of sexual habits could be a better place if people were able to seek out a quality sex life without having only pornography as a guide. We should not be ashamed to have questions about sex and we should have safe avenues to view it.
Why aren't more porn performers for Measure B? Does anybody else think it's strange that they don't want to wear condoms?
Oh you individually wrapped your tacos in twine? They look delicious!
In order to make sure boys aren't relying on pornography to develop their sexual values, we all need to shift from "The Talk."
Porn stars have effectively schooled me on why condoms suck in porn (no pun intended). But how accurate are their STI tests? And is that enough to justify losing the rubber?
Darren moved to California around 1975, leaving Tim and his hometown behind. Tim remembers warning him that he'd be "just another pretty face" on the West Coast. But it wasn't long before that pretty face started popping up in the adult bookstore back home.
From Pericles to Petraeus, public figures have run afoul of sex. The only thing really surprising about the public reaction to the burgeoning sex scandal among top military leaders is the fact that people are surprised.
Measure B's aims, as delineated by its primary backer, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, are to protect adult video performers and prevent the spread of disease. Viewed myopically, Measure B may indeed seem like a step in that direction. The negatives outweigh the measure's benefits, however.
Measure B, an L.A. County ballot initiative that would require that condoms be used in porn films shot in the county, comes with a hefty price tag for taxpayers, is full of loopholes, is largely unenforceable and draws resources away from the communities that are most affected by HIV.
While I'm a strong advocate for safer sex and fair working conditions for sex workers, passing Measure B will not make workers safer nor will it help stop the spread of sexually transmitted infections. Here are some reasons why Measure B is a bad idea.
Defectors who have shared their testimonies, which form the basis of the criminal case that is still pending in Romania, say that MISA typically recruits young women, often still in their teens, with the promise of a better spiritual life.
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Is the porn world truly seeping into mainstream life, and are everyday people idolizing adult film stars? Sexy Baby is a documentary that examines how our hyper-sexualized society is affecting girls and women of all ages.