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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5219–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.19
Published: 01 April 2019
...Whitney Strub During the 1980s US feminist sex wars, pornography edited its own history, leaving a distorted record both less problematic and less queer than scholars have yet recognized. Academic inquiry into pornography coincided with home-video boom years, and research often took place in adult...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5249–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.49
Published: 01 April 2019
...Darshana Sreedhar Mini This paper looks at the genre of soft pornography in the Malayalam-speaking south Indian state of Kerala and the precarious stardom of its female stars through a close look at the career of Shakeela, an actress who became the emblematic soft-porn star of the 1990s. It...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52181–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.181
Published: 01 April 2019
...://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 AIDS phone sex pornography telephone theater Robert Chesley's death from AIDS in 1990 cut short a promising career in queer theater and political activism. Whereas the playwright Larry Kramer lived through the height of the AIDS epidemic and remains a...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52111–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.111
Published: 01 April 2019
... Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2019 After Dark hardcore pornography porno-chic queer In the 1970s, sex-themed magazines graced coffee tables, couchside magazine racks, and bathroom ledges across the United States. As hardcore porn films filled theaters...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42141–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.141
Published: 01 April 2018
...–73. 4. Angela Carter, The Sadeian Woman (New York: Penguin, 1979). 5. Linda Williams, “Pornography, Porno, Porn: Thoughts on a Weedy Field,” Porn Studies 1, nos. 1/2 (2014): 24–25. 6. Laura Kipnis, Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America (Durham, NC...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4220–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.20
Published: 01 April 2018
... Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian/American Women on Screen and Scene (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007), 2. 5. Andrea Dworkin and Catharine MacKinnon, In Harm's Way: The Pornography Civil Rights Hearings (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997). 6. Drucilla Cornell, The...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6295–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.95
Published: 01 April 2020
... view. The wilderness photograph is derided for being “aesthetically pleasing,” a “stale vision of delight,” ubiquitous “touristic landscape pornography,” or “chocolate-box photography.” 42 The genre is often positioned with the same lowly status as the sunset photograph, which is characterized as...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52240–254 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.240
Published: 01 April 2019
... their unique modes of production, circulation, and reception. On my first day at the LHA, a volunteer casually mentioned an uncatalogued box of pornography somewhere in the archives' four floors. The sheer amount and variety of material in the archives is overwhelming. Room after room in the Park...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 521–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.1
Published: 01 April 2019
... pornography; the technological objects, protocols, networks, and platforms through which porn materializes as certain kinds of objects; the materiality of perception; and the textures of pornographic images. This also means that studies of online porn cannot be confined solely to the representational. 6...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5283–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.83
Published: 01 April 2019
... film (as opposed to video), and continue to be shown in specialty theaters devoted to them. 18 Often collapsed with their roughly contemporary Nikkatsu roman porno films (the erotic films popularized by major studio Nikkatsu reportedly took their name from the French roman , novelistic pornography...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5163–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.63
Published: 01 January 2019
... period celebrated female sexual transgression, including bondage, role-playing, and sadomasochism, as feminist. Bette Gordon embraced pornography in Variety (1983); Monika Treut introduced a glamorous dominatrix in Seduction: The Cruel Woman (1985); and Lizzie Borden, a feminist heroine since Born...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 43205–226 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.205
Published: 01 July 2018
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4396–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.96
Published: 01 July 2018
... queer comics, and in the CLGA—confirming Darieck Scott's observation that (Fuller's parodies aside) “Black male characters are … relative rarities both in the corpus of gay erotic cartoons.” 54 As Cait McKinney has pointed out regarding the CLGA's pornography collection, the archive has had a long...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 43157–178 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.157
Published: 01 July 2018
... pornography, and are typically exaggerated in ways that emphasize a male gaze–directed sexuality. As Jennifer K. Stuller describes: “The bodies of women in mainstream comics tend to be fetishized, receive more focus than their narrative, are shown in parts rather than an active whole (i.e., panels focus on...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42167–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.167
Published: 01 April 2018
... analysis of pornography. For instance, Tim Dean's Unlimited Intimacy (2009) highlights the pleasures of anal sex without condoms for men who have sex with men, in terms of both sexual practice and its representation in gay male pornography. 5 He points to the awareness of risk of contracting sexually...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42201–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.201
Published: 01 April 2018
... Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender , ed. Kristin Lené Hole et al. (New York: Routledge, 2017), 395–406. 15. Steinbock, “Toward Trans Cinema”; Eliza Steinbock, “Pornography,” TSQ 1, nos. 1/2 (2014): 156–58; Eliza Steinbock, Shimmering Images: Trans Cinema, Embodiment, and the Aesthetics of...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4272–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.72
Published: 01 April 2018
... Cultural Studies , ed. Lawrence Grossberg, Gary Nelson, and Paula Treichler (New York: Routledge, 1992), 479–94. 4. Patricia Frazer Lamb and Diana L. Veith, “Romantic Myth, Transcendence, and Star Trek Zines,” in The Fan Fiction Studies Reader , 101; Joanna Russ, “Pornography by Women for Women...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4184–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.1.84
Published: 01 January 2018
...), 35. 31. See Kristina Busse, “Geek Hierarchies, Boundary Policing, and the Gendering of the Good Fan,” Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies 10, no. 1 (2013): 73–91. 32. Joanna Russ, “Pornography by Women, for Women, with Love,” in Magic Mommas, Trembling Sisters...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 32121–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.2.121
Published: 01 April 2017
... the rise of Internet pornography and a broader mainstreaming of “porn culture.” Postfeminist culture expresses the idea that feminist goals of social equality have generally been achieved, but that pleasures of conventional femininity have been lost in the process. Postfeminism derives from the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3181–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.1.81
Published: 01 January 2017
... between the representation of women and the promotion of corruption, amorality, and pornography.” 13 It was the perception of such a link between women and corruption—due in part to the eroticized representation of women common in Film Farsi productions such as The Dancer ( Raghase Shahr , 1970, dir...