Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.
While parents are growing more concerned about their children's easy access to porn, they often don't realize just how 'hardcore' and violent it has become and how early their kids are seeing it.
Some 81m people visit the world's most popular porn site every day. Here's everything they need to know about the law.
The royal commission’s work, and the testimony of survivors, has brought to light an issue that has been denied for far too long.
For many children and young people, engaging with explicit material is not uncommon – and not necessarily harmful.
The unpleasant influence of the adult entertainment industry.
Both the U.S. and the U.K. have blamed porn for a wide range of medical and social ailments. But a recent Canadian report suggests there's no credible evidence of this co-relation.
He changed how we see women, sex, and politicians.
“Gritty,” “authentic” are words of praise often used for TV director David Simon: No less so with The Deuce, his new series about the rise of the porn industry in New York City in the 1970s.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.
The rise in student-on-student sexual assaults at school has been linked to the sexualisation of kids, and their easy access to online pornography.
Blocking porn for under-18s will only make things worse for young people left without adequate sex education.
Sex is an important part of life, but many people avoid it. Fear, former abuse and religion are common reasons, but you may be surprised to know how your overall health also leads to avoidance.
In his lifetime Anthony Burgess was a strong advocate of free expression. A forthcoming book promises to bring his political writing back into focus.
A new study asked people to imagine how virtual reality could change pornography, with some occasionally bizarre results.
The pornographic publication is getting back to basics in a battle for survival.
Arguably the most obscene and offensive work of fiction ever written is going to be sold in America as a mainstream classic for the first time.
Governments and campaigners are keeping schtum when it comes to webcamming. It's time to break the silence.
Pornography has been prescribed to treat 'sexual disfunction' for decades. Yet research shows that the vast majority of mainstream commercial porn is violent and degrading to women.
Pornography is having negative impacts on children and young people. And increased sexual violence among children is only the tip of the iceberg.