porn

My First Time

As A Porn Director, I Find the Beauty in the Gross Parts of Sex

Porn performer and director Vex Ashley of Four Chambers makes high-concept, artistic adult films. In doing so, she's learned the importance of staying true to her creative vision—and always being the first person to get naked on set.
Vex Ashley
10.4.18
porn

What 'Interracial' Cuckold Porn Reveals About White Male Insecurity

The genre, in which a Black man has sex with a white man's wife, represents the ultimate threat to white manhood and racial purity. And it's loaded with racist undertones that have real-world implications.
Zoé Samudzi
7.31.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Deepfakes Were Created As a Way to Own Women's Bodies—We Can't Forget That

When Redditors started using AI to attach celebrities' faces to porn performers' bodies, the media reaction focused on the implications for potential political hoaxes, but we need to focus on the women they harmed.
Samantha Cole
6.18.18
Power

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.11.18
#metoo

Brett Rossi: When Will Sex Workers Get Our #MeToo Moment?

I came forward with abuse allegations against Charlie Sheen in 2015 but was dismissed as a gold-digging porn star. Even in the era of #MeToo, voices survivors in the sex industry are left largely unheard.
Brett Rossi
4.27.18
Sex

How Learning to Love My Vagina Affirmed My Manhood

For Buck Angel, having sex as a "woman" never felt right—but having sex as a man with a vagina has been liberating (and fun as hell).
Buck Angel
3.20.18
Slutever

What It's Actually Like to Be a Full-Time Cam Girl

Karley Sciortino talks to wildly popular cam girl Ona Artist and visits the biggest camming studio in the country.
Karley Sciortino
2.28.18
teen mom

MTV Harassed and Fired Farrah Abraham for Doing Porn, Lawsuit Says

The "Teen Mom" star has filed a $5 million lawsuit alleging she was humiliated, shamed, and retaliated against for doing some work in the adult entertainment industry.
Kimberly Lawson
2.22.18
Art

Probing Our Fetish for Digital Devices

In her latest solo show, artist Faith Holland wants you to consider how you finger your phone when scrolling, the way your MacBook heats your crotch, and the flirtatious smile you give your screen when texting your crush.
Sarah Burke
12.15.17
Sex

The First Time I Had Sex With Someone While Dressed As A Clown

"When I was inside him he was looking at me, and he said, 'You know, I think this is the first time I’ve ever been pegged by someone in clown makeup.'"
Miss Quin
12.7.17
Essays

My First Job Was Behind the Camera on a Phone-Sex TV Channel

Manning the cameras at a 24-hour softcore porn channel, I got a firsthand look at the company's battle against arbitrary censorship laws, and the performers' struggle to express themselves in a job with a strict, sex-robot procedure.
Aoife Rose
11.8.17
porn

The Women Making Feminist Tentacle Porn

Illustrations of women engaging in sexual acts with tentacled creatures often follow a restrictive, rape-centric narrative. But a new crop of female artists are subverting the genre's sexist tropes.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
9.25.17