‘What Themes in Pornography Lead to Perceptions of the Degradation of Women?’ – by Gloria Cowan and Kerri F. Dunn (1994)

“We assessed ratings of nine themes in commercial pornography to test feminist theory about what is degrading to
women in pornography. Ninety-four female and 89 male college student volunteers rated nine brief excerpts of sexually explicit material. Seven of the nine themes depicted two types of inequalities, active subordination and status
inequality; one theme depicted female indiscriminate availability; and one theme depicted equal sex.

Participants viewed the themes either with or without accompanying definitions. Consistent with feminist theory, both men and women who viewed the excerpts rated active subordination more degrading than status inequalities and both types of
inequalities more degrading than sexually explicit material with equality, with one qualification. Women rated all
inequalities and availability more degrading than equal sex, whereas men rated active subordination themes and
status inequalities more degrading than nonreciprocated sex, female availability, and equal sex.

In general, video clips without the definitions were rated as degrading as those presented with definitions, with some variations in ratings of status inequality themes. Suggestions for future research to assess degrading aspects of pornography are provided.”

Author(s): Gloria Cowan and Kerri F. Dunn

Source: The Journal of Sex Research,Vol. 31, No. 1 (1994), pp. 11-21

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‘Pornography and Pop Culture: Real Men, Real Choices’ – by Robert Jensen and Karla Mantilla (2007)

“…even if men could be guaranteed that the women they watch have made an unconstrained and “free” choice to participate in making pornography, men viewing and purchasing pornography are still contributing to the demand for pornography, which contributes to creating a world in which women who are not making free choices will be hurt.”

Author(s): Robert Jensen and Karla Mantilla

Source: Off Our Backs, Vol. 37, No. 1 (2007), pp. 62-63

Robert Jensen Pornography and Pop Culture, Real Men, Real Choices (Link)

‘Pornography and the Violent Offender: Importance of Finding the Offender’s Pornography Stash’

‘Pornography and the Violent Offender: Importance of Finding the Offender’s Pornography Stash’,

Author: Johnson, S. A. (2014)

Source: Journal of Forensic Research, 05.

pornography and the violent-offender-importance of finding the offender’s pornography stash (link)

‘Girls Should Bring Lawsuits Everywhere… Nothing Will Be Corrupted: Pornography as Speech and Product’ by Marianne Wesson

‘Girls Should Bring Lawsuits Everywhere… Nothing Will Be Corrupted: Pornography as Speech and Product’

Author(s): Marianne Wesson

Source: The University of Chicago Law Review,Vol. 60, No. 3/4 (Summer – Autumn, 1993), pp. 845-872

Girls Should Bring Lawsuits Everywhere about Pornography (link)