The son of the director has argued that Americans are still too squeamish about sex to fully appreciate the film. A porn scholar disagrees.
Clive Hamilton’s memoir of 40 years in activism is most of all a narrative of ideas in action. He argues for the power of provocation – and against the left, the right and China.
Movies carrying the NC-17 rating have traditionally been difficult to screen and promote, as they were locked out of some movie theater chains and traditional advertising.
Campaigners argue that victims of ‘revenge porn’ need to be acknowledged as victims of sexual abuse.
Despite a mass exodus of users in 2018, Tumblr continues to be a place that fosters fandom and subcultures. Now, Gen Zers searching for a dose of early-2010s internet nostalgia are signing up.
A new study looks at how Australians use technology in their sex lives and the benefits of this.
The online safety bill will make it mandatory for pornography websites to verify the age of users.
New research shows a stark difference between popular ideas about the social media platform and how OnlyFans seeks to present itself.
Why are sex workers routinely excluded from debates on their own legal and human rights?
A religion data analyst scraped the texts of all Southern Baptist resolutions over the last 150 years. Here’s what he found.
More people are getting involved in sex work, especially online – and it can be a lifeline for marginalized people.
A study on the delivery of sexuality education found some teachers were anxious about parental fear, negative media and political hysteria. Sometimes they watered down ‘risky’ content.
A growing online movement believes that giving up masturbation can make us happier and boost our testosterone levels.
The campaign to stop newspapers publishing topless photos of women relied on a special brand of emotional energy.
The Australian Association of National Advertisers’ new code of ethics improves standards for mainstream advertising but leaves a big loophole in social influencer marketing.
One scholar spent a decade studying the ways everyday people drew, carved, glued, sewed and baked their own pornography.
Make sure your kids know that if they do see something that upsets them, you won’t be angry at them for telling you about it.
Anaïs Nin’s erotica gets a 2020 update in this new television series.
When it comes to discussing pornography and sexuality with their children, parents have to learn to be quiet and listen.
The emergence of female-oriented erotica has been portrayed as a sign of women’s liberation, but research indicates that it reinforces cultural scripts of pornography targeting men.