Rants

Links-a-doodle

September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ok, guys, I have TWO WHOLE NIGHTS at home this week, during which I promise to write two original posts that I hope will be good (but if I promise they will be, that’s just cocky). In the meantime, it’s almost 11:00 pm, I just got home from meetings and an interview with Jessie Lee [...continue...]

Sex Isn’t All Porn, and We’re Not All Porn Stars

August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

A totally unimaginative cherry… This from a guy on Jezebel’s “How Guys Lost Their Virginity” article: “Losing my virginity was like watching the hottest porn ever, but instead of having roughly 40% success at imagining that the porn guy is me, I had 100% success at [...continue...]

Naomi Wolf Annoys Me Again

August 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Oh, Naomi. We are gonna just keep doing this, aren’t we? Ah, well, why not? After all, every superhero needs a supervillain in order to really thrive. I’m not sure, in this situation, which one is which, but we’re surely diametrically opposed, and I know I’m super, so we may as well get [...continue...]

Linkyamory: This is Serious

July 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

A very worthwhile call for essays over at QLit: Rejecting the Bedroom: Sex and Sexuality as a Site of Queer Resistance and Space. Anyone with a bent toward queer theory should get up in this biz! The question being asked is totally fascinating: how can queer people make the bedroom not the only [...continue...]

DEAR ANTI-PORN ACTIVISTS — Chew on this.

July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot about the reasoning and ideology behind anti-porn talking heads (Gail Dines, Naomi Wolf, Shelley Lubben), “activists” (AHF), and legislation (Cal-OSHA). Though I have many arguments against most of this ideology on small levels about the wrong-headedness of shame [...continue...]

Why Anti-Porn Ideology is Totally Wrong-Headed

July 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sighh…. You know, I’ve been thinking a lot about this whole Naomi Wolf anti-porn line of reasoning, and though I have many arguments against it on small levels, it suddenly occurred to me yesterday that there’s a much bigger and glaringly obvious fault with anti-porn ideology. [...continue...]

Oooooooh This Makes Me Mad

July 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

A not-very-thought-provoking read on Al Jazeera (to their credit–in the Opinions section–by Naomi Wolf: “Is pornography driving men crazy?” An interesting title, actually, because she doesn’t really talk about what she means by “crazy” in the first place. I [...continue...]
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