Rape Myths in Pornography, and the Book Club

“It is clear that the academic/funfeminist discourses around pornography are counter-intuitive, and are patriarchal reversals.”

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Trigger Warning

What follows are some rape myths that are commonly found in pornography. The selection is taken from _Pornland_ by Gail Dines p 97-98 (emphasis mine).

“Rape Myth: Women don’t know their own minds; men know what women really want and need sexually.
Porn Example: “Lystra is homesick and wants to move back to Korea. Professor Lawrence knows what’s best for his best students—like his cock inside her moist, little hole.”

Rape Myth: A woman might not want it at first, but once she gets a taste of hot sex, she can’t get enough.
Porn Example: “Katie was a bit reluctant at first, but after two hard cocks stretched her tight ass wide open she screamed with joy.”

Rape myth: Women are by nature sexually manipulative.
Porn Example: “Jaclyn Case is pretty smart about how she tricks boys into coming over and giving IT to her. She’s also pretty…

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