Out Now: New Pornland Documentary

Pornland: How the Porn Industry Has Hijacked Our Sexuality – a Gail Dines Documentary [click to see trailer] produced & distributed by the Media Education Foundation. Pornography has moved from the margins of society into the very mainstream of American culture. From ...

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October 25 – London Premiere of Pornland: The Documentary

800 SPC supporters attended our international film premiere in London in the auditorium of the London Institute of Education during FiL2014. Dr. Gail Dines latest documentary with MEF is called "Pornland: How Porn has Hijacked our Sexuality." The screening was followed by an enthusiastic discussion ...

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Pornography and Fantasy, by Jonah Mix

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Recently, SPC founder Gail Dines gave her take on the allegations against CBC radio star Jian Ghomeshi in an editorial published on Meghan Murphy’s Feminist Current (reprinted a few days later by Ms. Magazine). A quote from the final paragraph in particular resonated with me: As porn becomes the main form of sex ed in the western world, we are going to see more and more men internalize the values, norms, stories and narratives of porn. And the violence in porn, by virtue of its consistency and repetition, will be played out on an increasing number of women and girls. The sex industry’s influence on popular culture is growing every day, and it’s about time…

Without Porn, the World Would Be a Better Place

Pornography on laptop computer.

This is an exerpt from an article written by Julie Bindel for The Guardian October 24, 2014 “[…] Pornland, a film by leading anti-porn academic Gail Dines, will debut at a feminist conference in London on Saturday, and has already caused controversy before its screening, with some speakers and participants expressing anger at its clear anti-porn position. “There has always been pornography,” says Dines in the film, “but there has not always been a porn industry.” Porn, argues Dines, is a multibillion-dollar industry that has men in the crossfire. The film is educational and consciousness-raising, and shows how commercial porn operates as an industry, how the images impact on us and help shape our gender…