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Women and Porn

Duke Porn Star On What Most People Don't Understand About Sex Work

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

Duke freshman Belle Knox, also known as the "Duke Porn Star" stopped by HuffPost Live on March 18 to discuss the media firestorm around her seemingly ...

11 Ways Porn Misleads Women About Sex

Posted 03.13.2014 | Women

Anyone who has watched even a few minutes of porn may end up with some very particular ideas about what real-world sex entails. Porn -- at least, ...

'Men Raised On Porn Have Lost Sexual Skills'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

"Porn is addicting and desensitizing," asserted Naomi Wolf. The activist and author of Vagina joined HuffPost Live on Dec. 10 and discussed the potent...

How Women Really Feel About Porn

Posted 11.18.2013 | Women

How do women really feel about porn? A recent Pew research center survey made waves when it reported that only 8 percent of women watch online porn...

This Porn Study Is NSFW -- But Not For The Reason You Think

Lauren Duca | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Lauren Duca

Ideally, the way a woman chooses to explore her sexuality should be distinct from the way she exists in any alternate capacity -- idealistically, professionally, socially or otherwise.

Using Pornography as a Rorschach for Men and Women

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 07.17.2013 | Style
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Porn itself is not the issue unless we are addressing underage porn, which this article is not about in any way. Rather, the actual issue is different viewers' relationship to porn and how it shapes their desires and expectations.

The Neuroscience of Porn Viewing

Kayt Sukel | Posted 05.26.2013 | Science
Kayt Sukel

There's a pervasive notion that women simply do not like porn. But does neuroscience back that up? The answer, surprisingly, turns out to be "not exactly." Porn has more sway over women's brains than one might think.

Mommy's Producing Gay Male Porn: An Interview With Allison Vivas

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Allison Vivas is the woman running the show. Like me, she's only behind the scenes and not in front of the camera. Unlike me, she's a mom. I was curious to find out about the experiences of another woman on top in this male-dominated game.

What More Women Are Watching Than You'd Think ...

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

If pornography is the visual equivalent of junk food, then internet porn is the digital equivalent of crack cocaine. And it's not just men who are getting addicted.

Do Women Really Hate Porn? An Interview With Carlin Ross

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Once, when I was growing up, my mom found a porn video hidden in the house. She took the VHS tape out onto the driveway and made us watch while she smashed it to pieces with a hammer. It's safe to say that a lot of women hate porn. But why?