“Revolution and Social Change: In Conversation with Dr Gail Dines on Pornography” by Jen Carson

Dr. Gail Dines offers a fascinating interview with The Stateswoman, available to be steamed and shared. Don’t miss her brilliant commentary on some of today’s most applicable issues. This is an excerpt from a recent article published by The Stateswoman. The source of this excerpt is http://thestateswoman.com/article/revolution-and-social-change-in-conversation-with-dr-gail-dines-on-pornography/

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Dr Gail Dines has been described as the world’s leading anti-pornography campaigner. In her capacity as a Professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at Wheelock College in Boston, USA and her co-founding of the feminist activist collective Stop Porn Culture, she has educated, campaigned for and championed women and men against the ‘pornification’ of popular culture, and the objectification, dehumanization and debasement of women in pornography.

In her three books, she has published her findings, research, and critical theory on the porn industry and its affects on wider society and in her articles for publications such as Huffington Post and The Guardian she has outlined the aims of the anti-pornography movement, calling for independent regulation of the pornography industry.

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Content Warning: Contains some strong language and references to violence and rape

This is a significantly shortened excerpt. To read the full article, please visit The Stateswoman website http://thestateswoman.com/article/revolution-and-social-change-in-conversation-with-dr-gail-dines-on-pornography/

Jen Carson writes for The Stateswoman.