condoms / porn / STDs

HIV Outbreak Brings Up the Same Old Porn Issues

As of late, I’ve been following the press surrounding the recent outbreak of HIV in the porn industry that caused several porn companies to halt production. This unfortunate event has many contemplating, yet again, ways to make the industry safer for performers. By way of Tracy-Clack Flory’s interview with starlet Madison Young, I learned something … Continue reading

porn / Relationships

Fair Trade Porn

I read Anna North’s interesting review: Exxxit: Lust, Labia Trimmings and The Lasting Stigma of Porn on Jezebel this morning, my first reaction to which was–holy crap, Houston sold her labia trimmings? Well, I never. It’s an unusual thing (vast understatement) to have your discarded labia enshrined, especially since one assumes she was less than thrilled … Continue reading