Women have always been the passive subject of sex. They like it “too much” or “not enough”. There are a lot of un-spoken rules about it and a lot but not enough conversations about consent, about rape culture, about self-pleasure.
We want to talk about sex. Question those stigmas and explore further, because there is nothing taboo about it.
In this talk, Antoinette Welch, former ADA in Nashville, TN who won a landmark case under enhanced sex trafficking law, identifies and tackles the issues with the unequal societal perception of prostitution, how those views leave women drowning in the cycle of prostitution, and how the Hannah Project levels the playing field for those who want and need help to get out of the vicious cycle.
Paulita had always been fascinated by porn, but her upbringing taught her that any kind of sex work was patriarchal exploitation. After some disappointing early experiences with mainstream porn, Paulita started shooting ‘sex-positive porn’ that she says celebrates and empowers queer.
Two different girls sexually assaulted on two different nights, in two different towns. Audrie & Daisy takes a hard look at the issues faced by America's teenagers who are coming of age in the new world of social media bullying, spun wildly out of control.
Inspired by real events, a teen reports and eventually recants her reported rape, while two female detectives, states away, investigate evidence that could reveal the truth.
There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver.”
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Social Media ShortList
Curated lists of where to get your best feminist fix on Social Media. If you've any suggestions of must haves for this new Social Media section or indeed any of the other sections on this page, don't hesitate to get in touch and we'll do our best to get them reviewed and added.