The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure (Google eBook)

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Tristan Taormino, Constance Penley, Celine Shimizu, Mireille Miller-Young
Feminist Press at CUNY, Dec 13, 2013 - Performing Arts - 432 pages
14 Reviews
The Feminist Porn Book shows that not all feminists are against porn—some are making it.

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Review: The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure

User Review  - Alex N - Goodreads

I love this book, and I would recommend it to anyone struggling to define their feelings on pornography. Even if you have strong feelings either way, there's a lot to be learned from this book. The ... Read full review

Review: The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure

User Review  - Silence Welder - Goodreads

This book was amazing. It was great to hear so many stories in the words of varied porn performers and educators. It's a 'proper' academic text with references and studies, but also personal accounts ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, sex educator, and feminist pornographer. She is the author of seven books including The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women and True Lust: Adventures in Sex, Porn and Perversion. She runs the adult film production company Smart Ass Productions and is an exclusive director for Vivid Entertainment. She has directed and produced twenty-three adult films, including the groundbreaking series based on real female kink fantasies, Rough Sex and the Expert Guide sex education series, which she created for Vivid-Ed. The winner of multiple AVN and Feminist Porn Awards, she was the first female director to win an AVN Award for Best Gonzo Movie for the first film in her reality series Chemistry. She received the Trailblazer Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Feminist Porn Awards in 2010. She was a columnist for the Village Voice for nearly ten years and writes a column for Hustler’s Taboo. She was the founding editor of the Lambda Literary Award-winning series Best Lesbian Erotica and is editor of twenty-four anthologies. She’s written for a multitude of publications from Yale Journal of Law and Feminism to Penthouse, and served as editor of On Our Backs. She has appeared on CNN, HBO’s Real Sex, The Howard Stern Show, Loveline, Ricki Lake, MTV, Oxygen, Fox News, The Discovery Channel, and on over fifty radio shows. She lectures at top colleges and universities and teaches sex and relationship workshops around the world.