Big Porn Inc: Exposing the Harms of the Global Porn Industry

Big Porn Inc: Exposing the Harms of the Global Porn Industry Book Cover Big Porn Inc: Exposing the Harms of the Global Porn Industry
Melinda Tankard Reist & Abigail Bray
non-fiction
Spinifex Press
2011

The unprecedented mainstreaming of the global pornography industry is transforming the sexual politics of intimate and public life, popularizing new forms of hardcore misogyny, and strongly contributing to the sexualization of children. Yet, challenges to the industry continue to be dismissed as uncool, antisex, and moral panic. Unmasking the lies behind the selling of porn as entertainment, this book reveals the shocking truths of an industry that trades in violence, crime, and degradation while discussing topics such as racism in gay male porn, the use of animals in porn, child pornography, and BDSM (bondage, dominance, sadism, and masochism). Fearless and controversial, this examination will challenge the current view of pornography.

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