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  1. Melinda Vadas (2005). The Manufacture-for-Use of Pornography and Women's Inequality. Journal of Political Philosophy 13 (2):174–193.
  2. Melinda Vadas (1995). Reply to Patrick Hopkins. Hypatia 10 (2):159 - 161.
    Patrick Hopkins has claimed that SM is compatible with feminist principles. I argue that his account relies on both mistaken analogies and an untenable account of the allegedly changed meaning of SM scenes.
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  3. Melinda Vadas (1992). The Pornography / Civil Rights Ordinance V. The BOG: And the Winner Is...? Hypatia 7 (3):94 - 109.
    The Supreme Court dismissed the Pornography/Civil Rights Ordinance as an unconstitutional restriction of speech. The Court's dismissal itself violates the free speech of the proposers of the Ordinance. It is not possible for both pornographers to perform the speech act of making pornography and feminists to perform the speech act of proposing the Ordinance. I show that the speech act of proposing the Ordinance takes First Amendment precedence over the speech act of making pornography.
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  4. Melinda Vadas (1989). Why Be Authentic? Idealistic Studies 19 (1):16-27.
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  5. Melinda Vadas (1987). A First Look at the Pornography/Civil Rights Ordinance: Could Pornography Be the Subordination of Women? Journal of Philosophy 84 (9):487-511.
  6. Melinda Vadas (1984). Affective and Nonaffective Desire. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 45 (December):273-80.