November 15, 2017

Her Campus: You Can’t Be a True Feminist and Support the Porn Industry

Pornography was created by men, for men. What I find so interesting is how the women who take pride in being sexual and also shun those who are not as sexual, blame the patriarchy for religion. It may be strange that I’m comparing porn to religion; but if you want to get after Christian feminists because religion was created by the patriarchy, you are grossly hypocritical for supporting the porn industry. However, while overall religion was created to better all kinds of people, porn was and is made for men’s viewing pleasure. That’s it. Its origins begin with using the female body as an object of pleasure for men.

Not convinced? These women are really not choosing this. Dawn Hawkins, Executive Director of National Center on Sexual Exploitation, said these women are forced through “Drugs, alcohol, physical abuse, blackmail, threats, fake legal documents, deceitful enticing, promises of fame and money and so much more are used to get the girls to perform what and how the producers desire.”

Read the whole article here. 

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