Archive for Gail Dines

Thank God for Bettina Ardnt

Posted in Journalism, Pornography with tags , , , on October 21, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

I hardly watch any pornography at all, but as an issue, it’s probably one of the biggest bones lying around the doghouse. Someone tipped me to this very interesting article, which I thought made an interesting counterpoint to Gail Dines’, also published in ‘The Age Newspaper’ and linked to via this blog.

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/porn-is-not-a-dirty-word-20111015-1lqqe.html

 

In Defence of Pornography

Posted in Pornography with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 8, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“There is no place for pornography in a just society.”

–          Gail Dines, ‘How the Hardcore Porn Industry is Ruining Young Men’s Lives’, as published in The Age, May 18, 2011.

“Those magazines, they aren’t about sex. They’re about beauty.”

–          Martin Grimwood, in reference to my collection of Penthouse Magazines, published circa 1970. Continue reading

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