The “O.C.” heartthrob talks about researching his porn star role in “Lovelace,” and whether the film is feminist
Adam Brody, if you’re going to claim that pornography makes us “more peaceful” you have to also stand by the assumption that men are naturally violent and rapists. I’m not comfortable making that assumption because, quite frankly, I think it lets men off the hook for their actions.
Whenever I hear men express sentiments such as “porn prevents rape,” all I can think is, “OH GREAT, you’re a rapist. You just haven’t felt the need to go through with it because you can watch women get raped on camera!”
I’d say porn is pretty damn prevalent in the US, but 1 in 5 women will be raped in her lifetime. How does that constitute a peaceful society? Not to mention, we know that instances of rape actually increase when restrictions are lifted on the availability of pornography.
I could write about how harmful porn is until my fingers fall off, but men like Adam Brody will always step up to remind us that they don’t give a shit about women, and that they will continue to present us with the choice: “let us watch porn, or we will rape you.”
Except they’ll continue to do both.
All of the above, and the fact that the ‘porn reduces rape’ rebuttal is total fucking bullshit that has absolutely no basis in research. There are dozens of studies, however, that demonstrate a very real connection between sexual violence against women and porn consumption. This paper sites several
Oh Salon, your shitty faux journalism has become nothing more than link bait inflammatory shit for plebeians. Scraping the bottom of the internet barrel, competing w/ Cracked and Buzzfeed.
i know it’s shitty to reblog my own post, but drziggystardust added some important commentary, so here we are