Well, there goes my porn virginity. All in the name of research, of course. I meet year-old Arrowsmith at her home in the Kent countryside — itself disrupting my stereotypes.
Whenever sex enters mainstream political debate its always due to a populist outrage. Is it feminism's fault, or is the right-wing press to blame? It seems only last week that I was writing for politics.
As I have said before, we are living in a very interesting time for gender politics. Every week it seems we are offered another titbit, usually involving celebrities or badly acting men to mull over as part of our unconscious working through of the quagmire that is gender politics at this time. The story was that she had released them deliberately in order to show other women she was in fact not too dissimilar to them.
If you think of straight porn, you probably think of women. If you think of the people who make porn, you probably think of men. And why not? Women are, after all, just as sexual as men, there just hasn't been the industry to cater for them.
In response Rousey said:. To which she responded:. So here we have an individual woman who is incredibly talented at her sport talking herself out of taking on men in the main arena, all in the name of feminism, because she feels that to do so would be to create a destructive precedent that encourages domestic violence against other women.
Text size: A A A. Founding member of WeConsent. She has filmed over porn scenes and once worked for adult TV channel, Television X full time as an editor.
Change of direction: Lib Dem candidate Anna Arrowsmith. The first woman in Britain to direct adult films revealed yesterday, however, that her political colours are of a different hue. Anna Arrowsmith, hailed in some quarters as a champion of 'female-friendly porn', has been chosen as a Liberal Democrat candidate in the General Election.
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However, as this list illustrates, having a somewhat saucy background might be exactly the sort of preparation required for a career in politics. Showing a unique strategy for mediation and diplomacy, the actress offered to sleep with dictator Saddam Hussein in if he complied with the United Nations over his supposed weapons of mass destruction, saying: "I would do it holding my nose and closing my eyes. The former home secretary was forced to apologise over a claim for a cable TV bill which included adult pay-per-view films watched by her husband Richard Timney.
Jump to navigation. Please chip in to support rabble's election coverage. The debate was centered around the motion: "Pornography is good for us" -- indeed, a stupidly simplistic and unanswerable question in and of itself; the debate shone a light on the intellectually void and anti-feminist nature of the delusion that is "feminist" or "queer" pornography.