Monthly Archives: January 2013

CineKink Showcases Feminist Porn at Tenth Annual Kinky Film Festival

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[Press Release] The tenth anniversary edition of CineKink NYC, “the kinky film festival,” will present an afternoon dedicated to feminist porn and adult cinema on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The day’s special programming will take place at Anthology Film Archives (32 Second Avenue, NYC). First up at 1 PM, THE FEMINIST PORN SHOW features feminist […]

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Jack Halberstam calls it “a stunning collection”

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“Finally the time is right for feminist porn!! This book, a stunning collection edited by academics and artists in dialogue, accounts for the massive changes in technology, erotics, modes of spectatorship and embodied identities that have impacted and continue to impact the world of pornography. As this volume demonstrates, we are now far from the […]

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Lisa Duggan: “an emerging movement of gender and sexual visionaries, working at the radically inclusive and egalitarian edges of sexual representation…”

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“This thrilling anthology brings together scholars, producers and fans of feminist pornography to define an emerging movement of gender and sexual visionaries, working at the radically inclusive and egalitarian edges of sexual representation. The authors explore an ever widening range of body types, and a proliferating variety of images, sensations and feelings. They examine the […]

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Laura Kipnis, author of Bound and Gagged weighs in

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“Finally: academics are actually talking to sex industry workers, pornographers are doubling as theorists, and feminists have grabbed the cameras. The Feminist Porn Book sets the agenda for new ways of thinking about the sticky social relations of dirty pictures.” —Laura Kipnis Professor of Media Studies, Northwestern University Author of Bound and Gagged: Pornography and […]

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Jump Cut’s Chuck Kleinhans: “A readable and smart must-have”

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“Combining unique contributions by creative makers and critical scholars, The Feminist Porn Book opens a wide ranging perspective on an emerging development. In our fast-changing media environment, feminist pornography evolves with the times and the new imaginative expressions of feminist artists as well as scholars who have moved beyond a simple celebration and offer a […]

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Susan Stryker: “a potent mix of academic, activist, and sex-industry-worker perspectives”

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“This impressive volume of essays shows that thirty years after the feminist sex wars first errupted, porn is still a hot topic for the women’s movement, and for the scholarly study of gender and sexuality. It brings together a potent mix of academic, activist, and sex-industry-worker perspectives, and does a fantastic job with diversity across […]

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“Essential reading for anyone interested in sexual politics, or indeed, contemporary culture,” -filmmaker Richard Fung

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“In this breakthrough collection scholars, artists and producers from across a spectrum of identities serve up profound new insights on making, consuming and studying porn. This book advances my understanding of how porn works, when it doesn’t, and why it matters. The short essay format makes this book ideal for teaching, but it’s essential reading […]