Does viewing porn in a private space morally harm the viewer? Which private acts may or may not be criminalised? This is the second in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Tangled, Like Wool” meeting held in New Delhi in January 2014. Through talks, presentations and discussions, the meeting explored the links between […]
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Tangled, Like Wool” meeting held in New Delhi in January 2014. Through talks, presentations and discussions, the meeting explored the links between pornography, gender, sexuality and the freedom of speech.
Richa Kaul Padte explores Pornographic Love, one of the three websites that received a Feminist Porn Award in 2013, and asks the question: What makes this website different from mainstream porn portals? A busty shaved blonde is photographed lying on her back, legs spread and raised in the air, as she stares into the camera. […]
If you’re looking for porn where a scream of pleasure is actually pleasurable, you’ve come to the right place. In the early 20th century tucked away inside the waiting rooms of French brothels, the first pornographic films ever made began to be screened. Shot in black and white, these films were designed to excite clients […]
How does the relationship between sexuality and the Internet play out in different countries? What does this mean for sexual rights? The EroTICs research looks at different aspects of Internet use in five countries through the lens of sexuality. Here are some snippets:
This is the ninth in a series of ten blog posts reporting on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. Banned: advertisements promoting sex-selection on Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo. Banned: searches from India with the words “sex” or “sexual” on Microsoft Bing. Banned: porn cartoon Savita Bhabhi, depicting the sexual […]
This is the eighth in a series of ten blog posts reporting on the EroTICs India workshop held in New Delhi in March 2013. So you’ve got proper online security, strong passwords, and great software, all good to go. But are there other kinds of threats you may face online? What about abuse, verbal violence […]