Pornography is the theory, and rape the practice.― Robin Morgan, Theory and Practice: Pornography and rape, (1974)
- Without porn, the world would be a better place, Julie ‘No Bull’ Bindel
- It’s not ‘anti sex’ to want to expose pornography’s complicit role in child abuse and trafficking, Laura McNally
- X underrated [Pornography and dissociative logic], Catherine McKinnon. She’s a legend.
- Growing up in a pornified culture, Gail Dines Ted Talk. Gail speaks truth.
- Against Pornography: The Feminism of Andrea Dworkin, Andrea Dworkin, 47 min. Warning: some parts of this are a tough watch.
IN THE NEWS
- At last, a cure for feminism: sex robots, Deborah Orr
- The first real boom in virtual reality? It’s pornography, David M Ewalt. A man. There’s a thing.
- Adolescents and Pornography: A Review of 20 Years of Research
- A Meta‐Analysis of Pornography Consumption and Actual Acts of Sexual Aggression in General Population Studies
- From academia to pop culture to body hair, porn culture has permeated almost every aspect of our lives, interview with Heather-Brunskell Evans, Feminist Current, 44 min. Another truth-teller.
BOOKS FROM THE WAAC LIBRARY
Please see Megan to borrow a book from the WAAC library. Loans are made for a period of one month on the condition that if the book is lost, damaged, or not returned, you will pay for a replacement.
- Not for Sale. Feminists resisting prostitution and pornography, Rebecca Whisnant and Christine Stark (Eds) (2004)
- Pornland. How porn has hijacked our sexuality, Gail Dines (2010)
- Big Porn, Inc, Melinda Tankard Reist and Abigail Bray (Eds) (2012)
- The Sexualized Body and the Medical Authority of Pornography. Performing sexual liberation, Heather Brunskell-Evans (2016)
- Pornography. Men possessing women, Andrea Dworkin (1981)
- Pornography and Silence. Culture’s revenge against nature, Susan Griffin (1982)
- Culture reframed. Research-driven education to prevent, resist, and heal the harms of violent mainstream pornography and hypersexualized pop culture
- eChildhood.org. eChildhood is a registered health promotion charity dedicated to mobilising responses that reduce the harmful effects of pornography on children and young people using a public health approach
- Fight the new drug. An organisation that reviews, summarises, and presents peer-reviewed research about pornography in a clear and concise way that’s engaging and easy for people to understand.