The Feminist Porn Book continues to generate lots of press, and here is a roundup of some of the most recent media mentions: “All the writers offer theorized, analytic reflection and many of the scholars reflect on their own relationships to porn. The result is a richly detailed look at feminist porn grounded in diverse […]
The fabulous students who work at the Pollock Theater at University of California-Santa Barbara created this video of the Feminist Porn Mini Con, which happened in May at UCSB. It features many contributors to The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure, including UCSB professors Constance Penley, Celine Parreñas Shimizu, and Mireille Miller-Young, Professor […]
The all-female panel of Dutch TV channel Dusk! has chosen Petra Joy’s film ‘A Taste of Joy’ and especially the scene ‘Room Service’ to win the Porna Award 2013. Petra Joy (born 1964 in Germany) is an award-winning German feminist film director, film producer, TV producer, distributor, author and photographer. She lives in Brighton, England. […]
My name is Evangelos Tziallas (Angelo) and I’m a doctoral candidate at Concordia University. I just wanted to write a quick email to let you all know that I posted a proposed panel on “Surveillance and Pornography/Porn Studies” on SCMS’s 2014 conference bulletin board. I’ve copied both the link and the CFP for your convenience: […]
Rare Bird Books is pleased to announce the publication of Fat Girl, photographer Carlos Batts’ latest fine art book, available at bookstores nationwide and on Amazon.com. Fat Girl represents twelve years worth of Batts’ photographs of his wife and muse, famed plus-size model and adult film star April Flores. Miss Rosen wrote the foreword to Fat […]
Great interview in the Oakland Local of Lorelei Lee – if you’re a fan of her work or her chapter in The Feminist Porn Book, check it out!
When Routledge announced in May that Porn Studies would debut in 2014, many folks questioned why pornography warrants academic study and publication. The Pacific Standard wrote a great piece explaining why it does.
Kerensa Cadenas wrote a piece for Bitch Magazine’s blog called “The Virtue of Watching Porn With Strangers“, talking about her experiences at the mini-con in Santa Barbara as well as reading The Feminist Porn Book.
Policy Mic lays it out simply in their article “5 Ways to Make Sure That Your Porn is Ethically Feminist“. Some of the commenters still don’t get it, but there’s been great discussion helping expand minds further.
SmartPlanet profiles Erika Lust, whose work in Barcelona is changing porn norms in Spain.