Tag Archives: porn industry

monosyllabic answers

jsyk if I ever in the past or in the future refer to the ace community treating porn like a “non-issue,” this is the kind of thing I mean.

And whatever “not inherently…” and yes “no ethical consumerism under capitalism,” etc., I mean — I’ve seen more complex answers given to simpler questions before, detailing more than just the one-word technical answer, even if only to go on a little rant about unaccepting straight parents.

All I’m saying is, seems like a lot of ace bloggers make a practice of ignoring the ethics question as if it doesn’t even need to be asked, regardless of what answer you come to.

And maybe you could say that’s beside the point.

And maybe you could say it’s because they don’t want to wade into a fight, or not a fight of that caliber.

I guess.

But if I ever refer back to this, these are the kinds of posts I mean.


technique, theory, and criticism kinkspam

(kinkspam = “kink” + “linkspam.” bad joke.)

Through persistence, I’ve found some of the kinds of things I would have wanted shared with me when I started here and here (and long before then, really, but those posts offer my personal context re: why I’m interrogating kink).  In the interest of anyone else who may find themselves in a tangential position, I want to share these with y’all, too.

Or in other words: *LMM’s Washington voice* Let me tell you what I wish I’d known

[general subject matter: abuse, ethics, bondage, and (un-)D/s]

Disclaimer: this linkspam has been curated with a sex-averse reader in mind and includes detailed notes, descriptions, and content warnings for most links; I’ve tried to make this post safely navigable for abuse survivors, but bear in mind, if you venture out by clicking the other links you may find through these, all bets are off.

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Adventures in Radio Ads

me: *listening to the radio*

radio: *plays an ad in which someone speaks in a very breathy voice*

me: *thinks the voice sounds vaguely sexual, but assumes it’s just a gimmick for selling sandwiches or something*

radio: *makes it clear that the ad is for a lingerie/sex toy type store*

radio: *says you can get something “for her” and something “for him”*

me: *grumbles internally, but tries not to be bothered*

radio: *explains a special offer in which they’ll throw in several “full-length adult movies”*

me: *turns the radio off amidst incoherent disgusted yelling*