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Stoya Refuses To Be Defined By Victimhood

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 06.29.2016 | Women

In November 2015, adult film star Stoya sent out two tweets that launched a nationwide discussion about sexual assault, intimate partner violence and ...

Stoya Writes Powerful Essay On Why We Need To Listen To Sex Workers

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 12.18.2015 | Women

Porn performer Stoya has written a powerful essay addressing her rape allegations against James Deen. On Nov. 28, a series of tweets she posted accusi...

James Deen and the Crisis of Media-Appointed Feminist 'Heroes'

Lisa Marie Basile | Posted 12.11.2016 | Women
Lisa Marie Basile

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?

James Deen Says He's 'Shocked' By Sexual Assault Allegations

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women

Adult star James Deen has given his first interview in the wake of numerous assault allegations. “I am completely baffled,” Deen said in an exclus...

James Deen: Bad Apple or Bad Barrel?

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 12.06.2016 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

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?

Daniel Holtzclaw, James Deen and War Machine: Sexual Assault Within and Against Marginalized Communities

Katherine Koster | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Katherine Koster

Now is a powerful moment of mainstream media attention to sexual assault of victims that often get ignored -- because they're sex workers, because they're promiscuous, because they drank, because they are black, because they are poor, or because they have criminal convictions.

What To Know About The Sexual Assault Allegations Against James Deen

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women

On Nov. 28, adult actress Stoya accused fellow porn star and ex-boyfriend James Deen of rape. Stoya's accusations prompted a string of similar allegat...

Joanna Angel Says 'A**hole' James Deen Abused Her, Too

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.03.2015 | Women

Porn actress and director Joanna Angel is speaking out about her allegedly abusive relationship with fellow porn star James Deen after six women have ...

Assault Allegations Against Porn Star James Deen Are Snowballing

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women

A total of six women have now publicly accused porn actor James Deen of sexual assault. The two most recent allegations come from adult stars Amber Ra...

Former Porn Star Writes Powerful Essay In Defense Of Stoya

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women

On Nov. 28, adult film star Stoya accused her former boyfriend and co-worker, fellow porn star James Deen, of raping her in a series of tweets. Since ...

Two More James Deen Accusers Come Forward With Stories

The Daily Beast | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women

Porn stars Amber Rayne and Kora Peters tell The Daily Beast’s Aurora Snow about how Deen violated them on set, bringing the total number of on the r...

The Response To Stoya's Allegation Proves Rape Culture Is Alive And Well

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women

On Saturday, adult film star Stoya publicly accused fellow porn performer and ex-boyfriend James Deen of raping her. Stoya's tweets, frank and to the ...

Two More Adult Actresses Accuse James Deen Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 11.30.2015 | Women

In the wake of adult film actress Stoya speaking out on Twitter to say that fellow porn star James Deen had raped her, two more adult film stars have ...

Porn Star's Rape Allegations Prompt Powerful Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.29.2015 | Women

Adult film star Stoya accused her former boyfriend and fellow porn actor James Deen of rape in a series of tweets posted to her account over the weeke...

Pornosophy: The Four S's

Francis Levy | Posted 07.27.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Remember when women used to shave their legs--and other parts? Now that Brazilian or bikini waxing is waning, old fashioned shaving is experiencing a renaissance for those who don't want to remove body hair forever.

Porn Star Stoya Says Adult Film Is 'Pretty Feminist' Compared To Hollywood

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 03.19.2015 | Women

It's no secret that Hollywood still struggles with creating significant, complex roles for women. But if you ask Stoya, the porn industry is a bit fur...

Adult Film Star Explains Why 'Real Sex' Doesn't Actually Exist

Posted 08.15.2013 | Women

Is sex in porn the same as sex in real life? And is it even fair to make that comparison? After a two-minute video, which used food to illustrate the ...

Porn Star Power Couple: We Deduct 'Hooker' On Tax Forms

Posted 06.21.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Porn stars do their taxes too, and just like everyone else they try to deduct what they can. It would therefore make sense that porn star couple Stoya...

WATCH: Porn Star Says My Dad's Angry I Ruined Porn For Him

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.17.2013 | Weird News

A lot of dads might be angry if their daughter went into porn -- and so is the father of top adult actress Stoya. But not for the reason you think....