Mia Khalifa Speaks Out on the Porn Industry

Sep 17, 2019

Mia Khalifa, a Lebanese-American former adult actress, speaks to the BBC’s Stephen Sackur about what led her into the porn industry.

Why the Christian Right Opposes Pornography But Still Supports Trump

Apr 07, 2018

The Christian right's response to pornography in recent history is complicated. The moral conviction against porn remains strong, but there is also sympathy for its consumers. Many commentators have pointed out the hypocrisy of Christian leaders who claim a moral high ground while supporting US...

Interview With Former Porn Star Exposes India’s Misogyny

Feb 19, 2016

Indian attitudes toward sex are misogynistic and hypocritical. In January, an interview with Sunny Leone, a Canadian-Indian actress and producer, by seasoned journalist Bhupendra Chaubey took India by storm. Before becoming the Bollywood star she is today, Leone worked in the adult entertainment...

Whose Porn, Whose Feminism?

Oct 23, 2013

“Feminist porn” is not compatible with feminism. In recent years, a trend known as “feminist porn” has gained visibility. Including films and even an annual Feminist Porn Awards ceremony, an increasing number of women are embracing the idea that porn, if done right, is...

Online Pornography: Censoring the UK’s Internet?

Aug 11, 2013

Will David Cameron's plans to filter online pornography work? Whilst it’s often prudent to take announcements from Whitehall with a pinch of salt, David Cameron’s challenge to Internet service providers (ISP) to automatically filter out pornography and “sensitive...