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Fauxcest Porn: Why Are Women Into That?

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The winner of the AVN Award for “Best Taboo Relations Movie” this year. Another interesting detail that popped up in a lot of the conversations I had with people at AVN/AEE and XBIZ last month was the popularity of “fauxcest” porn these days–which I just wrote about [...continue...]

Why Sex and Porn Matter

April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

In a series of conversations, some of them with a troll on a Village Voice article about Stoya, and others after the fact with friends about my anger and passion on the subject of sex-positivity, I’ve realized that while my reasons for writing impassioned essays and graphic novels and making [...continue...]

Emotional Remove and Porn Fantasy, Part III

January 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

But ah, that’s the thing. Porn may, for all abstract purposes, lie in the middle of this emotional/sexual spectrum as a safe zone for emotional and physical and fantastical experimentation, but that does not mean we treat it that way. For several reasons. Firstly, porn is, we all know, pure [...continue...]

Family Time in LaLaLand

November 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sitting around the table trying not to be too obviously the black sheep yesterday (by which I mean pretending that the perverted and inappropriate half of my brain wasn’t running on high as I sat across from my grandmother), I started thinking about family and what it means in the larger [...continue...]