Articles

‘Dreams of Spanking’ Shutters in Light of Digital Economy Act

One of the Digital Economy Act's stated intended purposes is "to provide for restricting access to online pornography” via age verification, among other provisions. Though how age verification actually happens has yet to be determined, the ...

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June 12, 2017

Sherri Shaulis — Why Ethical Porn?

By Sherri L. Shaulis, AVN Media Network Senior Editor.  Just as the word “porn” holds strong connotations for almost every single person on the planet, the phrase “ethical porn” can elicit some strong reactions and opinions. Just as one ...

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May 25, 2017

Amarna Miller — Why Ethical Porn?

By Amarna Miller.  What’s ethical porn? To explain it I like to use a definition that’s not actually mine, but from a North American sexologist and educator called Tristan Taormino: In ethical porn, performers are paid a fair wage and they ...

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May 24, 2017

Does the Public Care About Ethical Porn?

By Rich Moreland.  Instead of offering my personal view on ethical porn, I decided to ask others for theirs. I went into my community (Washington D.C. Metro area) to talk with the "person on the street" about the topic. I made informal ...

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May 21, 2017

Why it’s important to talk about ethics — Q&A with Le Tag Parfait

We recently corresponded with Le Tag Parfait -- they asked us some great questions about our ideas leading up Ethical.porn and why it's important to talk about ethics, both in terms of adult entertainment and in society at large. You can read ...

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May 20, 2017

Pink & White Productions — Why Ethical Porn?

Above Photo: Director Shine Louise Houston talks with performers Arabelle Raphael and Devorah before she and videographer Ajapornfilms record the behind the scenes interview. Photo: CrashPadSeries.com. “I believe there’s a lot of room and ...

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May 10, 2017

Angela White — Why Ethical Porn?

By Angela White On the ethical production of pornography in general. I have shot with companies that claim to produce “feminist” pornography that treated me poorly. On the other hand, I have shot with “mainstream” companies, that produce ...

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May 8, 2017

Consent in Porn — Debunking Myths & Managing Realities

Speakers: Mercedes Carrera - Adult Film Performer Nina Elle - Adult Film Performer Conner Habib - Author, Adult Film Performer, Sex Workers’ Rights Advocate Mickey Mod - Adult Film Performer Mark Schechter - President ATMLA Dee Severe - ...

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April 30, 2017

Review — Pornocracy (2017)

By Angie Rowntree  Pornocracy: The New Sex Multinationals premiered [this month] at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festival in Austin, TX. It’s a must see. The documentary film was spearheaded by French ...

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April 17, 2017

Kristel Penn – Why Ethical Porn?

By Kristel Penn To start, there should be a distinction made between ethical porn and ethical porn consumption because on the surface it can look exactly the same. Context is key here, as cliches and other stereotypes are subjective to the ...

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March 23, 2017