Can Porn Empower Women?

Interested in porn?
Or  intelligent debate?
Or feminism?
Or sex?
If you can answer yes to any of these, have a listen to The Woman’s Hour Debate: Can Porn Empower Women? from International Women’s Day on 8/3/15, and the follow up radio show from the next day. (Alternatively, both are currently available as podcasts.)

The debate was very interesting, frank, well balanced, and as such contained view points from people you’re guaranteed to disagree with strongly. I certainly did.

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3 Responses to “Can Porn Empower Women?”

  1. It seems to me that porn can be a fun “toy” IFF you’re comfortable in your own skin while knowing that the one you’re with sees it as that too…and whatever you’re watching doesn’t offend you so choose wisely. As far as that picture being of feminists, I don’t think that picture is what a feminist looks like unless those women and that man say they’re feminists.

    • The question in the picture was intended to be rhetorical and was taken from a DVD cover I found via a feminist porn website. As one of the opening speakers in the debate says, porn can be many things and not all of those are equal: I’d suggest the same goes for feminism. To (mis?)quote Carl Sagan, if you want to create the perfect soufflé, first create you perfect universe.

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