Feminist Philosophical Quarterly 7 (1):Article 3 (2021)

Richard Kimberly Heck
Brown University
This paper has three goals. The first is to defend Tristan Taromino and Erika Lust (or some of their films) from criticisms that Rebecca Whisnant and Hans Maes make of them. Toward that end, I will be arguing against the narrow conceptions that Whisnant and Maes have of what `feminist' pornography must be like. More generally, I hope to show by example why it is important to take pornographic films seriously as films if we're to understand their potential to shape, or mis-shape, socio-sexual norms.
Keywords pornography  feminist pornography  sexual fantasy
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DOI 10.5206/fpq/2021.1.10609
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