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2014 Feminist Porn Conference Registration Opens, Lisa Duggan and Courtney Trouble to Give Keynote Talks

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TORONTO (January 24, 2014)—Building on a year of unprecedented media attention for the feminist porn movement, registration opens today for The 2014 Feminist Porn Conference, which takes place April 5 and 6, 2014 at the University of Toronto. The Feminist Porn Conference brings together academics, students, cultural critics, sex workers, activists, fans, performers, directors, and […]

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The Feminist Porn Mini Con at UC Santa Barbara

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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 […]

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Feminist Porn Awards and Feminist Porn Conference Hold Joint Press Conference

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tristan Taormino, feministpornstudies@gmail.com Carlyle Jansen, 416-588-0900, carlyle@goodforher.com Feminist Porn Awards and Feminist Porn Conference Hold Joint Press Conference TORONTO (March 28, 2013)—Producers of the 8th Annual Feminist Porn Awards (FPAs) and the 1st Annual Feminist Porn Conference will hold a joint media event on Friday, April 5 at 12 noon at […]

Feminist Porn Conference Keynote Luncheon Sold Out, Conference Registration Still Available

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Interest in The Feminist Porn Conference has exceeded our expectations. The Keynote Luncheon sponsored by The Feminist Press and featuring Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young, and Tristan Taormino is now sold out. We’ve reached the maximum capacity of the room and cannot move to a bigger space because of accessibility issues in the building (the elevators […]

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Contributor April Flores Writes for XO Jane

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April Flores contributed a great original piece to The Feminist Porn Book called “Being Fatty D: Size, Beauty, and Embodiment in the Adult Industry” and she explores similar themes in this piece she wrote for XOJane: “April Flores, BBW Porn Performer, On Being A ‘Fat Girl’ And Loving It.” April Flores, flame-haired vixen of the […]

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Justin Timberlake Gets on The Feminist Porn Bandwagon on SNL

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Justin Timberlake returned for his fifth hosting gig on Saturday Night Live this past weekend and he ended the evening with a historic pop culture reference. In the “Moet & Chandon” skit, Timberlake played porn star Ricky V.I.Penis in an infomercial for Moet & Chandon champagne hosted by two former porn stars. He said, “I […]

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Salon Interviews Tristan Taormino About The Feminist Porn Book

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Tracy Clark-Flory interviewed me about The Feminist Porn Book in this piece, “The Feminist Pornographer.” While I was accurately quoted, I do want to challenge how Clark-Flory framed the article. I did not, as the subheading leads you to believe, say “It’s time to find a middle ground in the porn wars.” Clark-Flory (or her editor) […]

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Feminist Allies Writes About “Listening to Jiz Lee” and The Feminist Porn Book

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There is a great post on Feminist Allies (a blog for pro-feminist and feminist men’s issues) that extensively quotes Jiz Lee’s chapter from The Feminist Porn Book, “Uncategorized: Genderqueer Identity and Performance in Independent and Mainstream Porn.” The post is called “Listening to Jiz Lee.” Jiz Lee is a genderqueer porn star known for their […]

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Dylan Ryan’s Piece Appears on Jezebel

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Performer Dylan Ryan’s chapter of the book, “Fucking Feminism,” is excerpted on Jezebel. The comments section (while predictably harsh at times) is quite extensive. I hope you’ll add your two cents. Read it here. Dylan Ryan is a porn star, writer, social worker, performance artist, and self-professed gender and sexuality geek living in San Francisco, […]