Feminist scholars and workers investigate how we understand pornography and how feminists direct, act in, produce, and consume one of the world’s most lucrative industries. TFPB updates arguments of the 1980s porn wars identifying porn as a form of expression and labor in which women and racial and sexual minorities produce power and pleasure.
ANNOUNCING THE FEMINIST PORN MINI-CON May 8, 2013, 12:00-9:00 pm The Feminist Porn Mini Con #fempornUCSB Celebrating the publication of The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure, this event will showcase the new movement of feminist and queer pornography that is transforming today’s adult entertainment industry. Events include a Keynote Panel discussion featuring [...]
The editors, Feona Attwood (Middlesex University) and Clarissa Smith (University of Sunderland), and Routledge are pleased to announce the launch of a new journal devoted to the study of pornography. Porn Studies is the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed journal to critically explore those cultural products and services designated as pornographic and their cultural, economic, historical, [...]
Lynsey G blogs about this idea of audience after attending the joint press conference with the Feminist Porn Awards and Feminist Porn Conference.
SevErin Fauteux wrote a review of The Feminist Porn Book for xoxoamore, including some of their favorite questions that are posed by the various contributors.
Nina Hartley’s chapter from The Feminist Porn Book is currently featured on Vitamin W.
Publishers Weekly interviewed the editors of The Feminist Porn Book. The article is currently only accessible to PW subscribers (we’re hoping to get full text available later).
Tristan Taormino answers 6.9 questions for Kelly Shibari at the 2013 Feminist Porn Awards in Toronto!
Courtney Trouble came back from the Feminist Porn Conference fired up about why “feminist” is not a dirty word. Check out her video blog! Read the full text of the video right here.
Were you unable to attend the Feminist Porn Conference? Lucky for you Dusk! TV was there and got some great footage and interviews — check out their YouTube channel and see what you missed. All content is SFW (Safe For Work). Here’s an interview with The Feminist Porn Book contributor Ms. Naughty:
Zosia Bielski wrote a great article for The Globe and Mail covering the Feminist Porn Conference, as well as the FPAs and The Feminist Porn Book. Check out “The rise of ethical porn: She chooses her co-star and the fantasy.”