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Playboy role models

From the Toronto Standard. Porn star Lexi Belle shares a deep kiss with newcomer Elle Alexandra. They press harder into each other and their excitement grows. Belle grabs at Alexandra’s thighs and slaps her behind a couple of times. “You like

Playboy role models

From the Toronto Standard. Porn star Lexi Belle shares a deep kiss with newcomer Elle Alexandra. They press harder into each other and their excitement grows. Belle grabs at Alexandra’s thighs and slaps her behind a couple of times. “You like

Women’s market a missed opportunity for pornographers?

From the Standard. Playing host to the Feminist Porn Awards (FPA) last Friday, Elvira Kurt opened the event by acknowledging its founder: “The Awards was started seven years ago by one woman who had one purpose in mind: how to drive

Women’s market a missed opportunity for pornographers?

From the Standard. Playing host to the Feminist Porn Awards (FPA) last Friday, Elvira Kurt opened the event by acknowledging its founder: “The Awards was started seven years ago by one woman who had one purpose in mind: how to drive

Nenna Joiner on feminist porn

Nenna Joiner didn’t set out to be a feminist. The word feminism didn’t even entered the 37 year old female porn producer’s lexicon until last year. “I’m a young black woman, and in certain communities those words don’t come up,” said

Nenna Joiner on feminist porn

Nenna Joiner didn’t set out to be a feminist. The word feminism didn’t even entered the 37 year old female porn producer’s lexicon until last year. “I’m a young black woman, and in certain communities those words don’t come up,” said

Camille Crimson shows us the softer side of porn

My latest in the Toronto Standard.   For years, the only oral sex on the Internet featured gagging, chocking and “face-fucking” (for the uninitiated: a sexual act wherein a man actively thrusts his penis into his partner’s mouth). But Camille

Camille Crimson shows us the softer side of porn

My latest in the Toronto Standard.   For years, the only oral sex on the Internet featured gagging, chocking and “face-fucking” (for the uninitiated: a sexual act wherein a man actively thrusts his penis into his partner’s mouth). But Camille

Adult entertainment and you

From the Toronto Standard – Elizabeth Hames Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum attacked the X-biz last week, with his promise of reigniting the war on pornography, should the American people elect him president. In a now removed post on his website,

Adult entertainment and you

From the Toronto Standard – Elizabeth Hames Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum attacked the X-biz last week, with his promise of reigniting the war on pornography, should the American people elect him president. In a now removed post on his website,

Safe sex doesn’t sell

From the Toronto Standard In the fall of 2010, Los Angeles’ multibillion dollar adult industry came to a grinding halt. A routine test revealed Derrick Burts was HIV positive, and about a dozen people he had performed with were put

Safe sex doesn’t sell

From the Toronto Standard In the fall of 2010, Los Angeles’ multibillion dollar adult industry came to a grinding halt. A routine test revealed Derrick Burts was HIV positive, and about a dozen people he had performed with were put

Business of the X-rated

First in a series on the adult entertainment industry I’m doing for Toronto Standard. Watch for news stories each week at torontostandard.com. Cruising along Nevada’s desert highway last January, I prepared myself for Americana at its most decadent. This would be

Business of the X-rated

First in a series on the adult entertainment industry I’m doing for Toronto Standard. Watch for news stories each week at torontostandard.com. Cruising along Nevada’s desert highway last January, I prepared myself for Americana at its most decadent. This would be