Straight female porn performer August Ames tweeted that she didn’t like working with male gay porn stars for her own safety and was swiftly criticized
After Claims of Racism, the GayVNs Have Apologized and Offered an Odd Solution to ‘Best Ethnic Scene’
The adult film industry’s GayVN Awards just explained why it created a ‘Best Ethnic Scene’ category and its plans to address claims of racism in its awards
While all 15 nominees for ‘Best Actor’ are white, the GayVN Awards added a category for ‘ethnic’ sex, but is there really any need to separate scenes by race?
NoFap is a group dedicated to helping people quit masturbation and they’re encouraging people to try by not masturbating during the month of November
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, a man who once said that adults have no legal right to masturbation, might have been masturbating last night
The people over at Men.com have brought back the meme of the summer with a “Right in Front of My Salad’ sequel starring the original’s breakout star Nikki V.
The trans male gay porn site Jockpussy just released a porn parody for the Netflix thriller series ‘Stranger Things’ and it’s laughably weird
A study of 312 mostly straight, white men has linked porn viewing with an increase in sexual difficulties, including getting off with a partner
A company named MindGeek owns the internet’s most popular porn tube sites and one documentary film maker says that it has hurt porn performers and studios.
A decorated Navy SEAL is under investigation for having performed in over two dozen porn films over the past seven years, some with his wife
The man behind a nationwide crusade to put porn-blocking filters on electronic devices has a history of stalking, harassment and trying to marry a computer
The Salt Lake County Health Department gently ribbed Utah legislators with an April Fool’s Day prank tweet touting a fake porn vaccine
Pornography—in one form or another—has been around since, well, forever. From the graphic depictions of sex in ancient Indian, Japanese and Roman art, to the novels of John Cleland and Marquis de Sade, to the first nude photographs (which appeared just a few short years after the invention of photography), to early moving pictures and all the way up to the modern pinnacle of porn—the porn parody—the arch of human history is little more than a trail of porno.
But while we have always loved our pornography, we have also always been somewhat ashamed of it. When the erotic carvings of ancient Rome we’re discovered in Pompeii, the Victorian scholars of the day opted to keep them a secret, so as not to corrupt the sensibilities of the public. John Cleland and Marquis de Sade were both prosecuted for their “lewd” novels, Fanny Hill, and Juliette. And distributors of early erotic photographs had to work in the shadows. Today, pornography is more graphic, more prolific, and more readily available than ever. Yet, the stigma is not completely gone. With everything from restrictive content laws to vigorous debates about the ethics and politics of the porn industry, it seems that as long as porn is around (forever and ever), it will always be controversial.
Here’s a selection of some of our favorite porn coverage (Sorry, no actual porn here. Just stuff ABOUT porn. Though we do have some naked people here if you like.)