We all have that friend. You know, the crafty one with a label maker and a house that looks like Pinterest exploded in it? Yeah, her. As a testament to Pinterest’s massive growth, it appears that a lot of us want to be just like her. We’re flocking to the wildly popular site in hopes of making our houses more beautiful (on a budget!), whipping up awesome crafts for our kids, and preparing meals in Mason jars, one pin at a time. But what comes as a surprise to many women is how they feel after they’ve lost themselves for hours … Continue reading →
Pornography is often classified, along with other sexually oriented businesses, as “adult” entertainment—something for “mature” audiences. If these descriptions merely meant these kinds of entertainment are “not suitable for children” then few would protest. That said, it would be foolish to use this as an argument that pornography is actually suitable for adults. Heroin and methamphetamines are also “not suitable for children,” but this does not mean, ipso facto, that they are healthy for those over the age of 18. Matt Fradd explains… Read Matt’s full interview with former Playboy producer Donny Pauling in his book, The Hardcore Truth.
Some believe that pornography can actually help to liberate women in a society where women are repressed. Porn, it is believed, can help women reclaim sexual power, and porn stars lead the way in creating this cultural trend. Exactly what groups of women out there actually feel or experience empowerment because of pornography? Do the wives of men who are hooked on porn feel empowered? Do the women who grow up in a society filled with men who have porn-sex expectations feel empowered? No, they do not. While some women who get into the industry itself might say they feel … Continue reading →
Some women get into the porn industry because they feel it is a step into fame, and for a select few, they make it big and portray an image of glamour. Is this representative of what the industry is like? Dr. Sharron Mitchell, co-founder of the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation (AIM), comments about her concerns for such women: The people that have the most crucial needs, in my opinion and experience, are the ones who are addicted to fame because these people have compromised backgrounds, perhaps a very bad family life, perhaps some abuse growing up has a child. … Continue reading →
Pornography, some argue, is like a gun. Guns are morally neutral: what matters is how you use it. You can use a gun to defend and protect something good, or you can use it to mercilessly kill. Matt Fradd talks about this common myth… Read Matt’s full interview with former Playboy producer Donny Pauling in his book, The Hardcore Truth.