It was only a matter of time before someone decided to get on a high horse and wag a finger at the victims of the Porn Wikileaks release of some 15,000 real names and addresses of porn performers and their families. CNET’s Chris Matyszczyk, known for his irreverent commentary, took it too far by minimalizing the problem of Porn Wikileaks and blaming victims for the career paths they’d chosen.
The Media on Sex
What makes a pimp? The floss! Not his or her position in the sex trade or the coercion and abuse that occasionally accompany it. No, not that. It’s a look, yo! And never mind citing the law and talking to more attorneys. That kind of reporting is hard. Besides, blogs and web publications these days do much better with silly snark.
Is it supposed to be clever to use a famous scene of a fake one? Is it a kind of elbow-elbow-see-the-difference moment? Is it a marketing technique of sorts — we recognize the scene and thus are more open to the content? Or is it a tribute to the complexity and mystery of female orgasm, which women intuit but men can’t fathom, even if they’re the ones leading the study?
No member of the community should be perusing their copy of the DSM-IV to cite the pages about BDSM not being a sexual paraphilia or apologizing for what they freely choose to do. They should be supported in light of this tragedy as people, and the public should rally behind them in an attempt to become more informed about the prevention of workplace violence.
One in three women have cheated on their husbands, concludes the the “Sex and the American Mom” survey of 30,000 stay-at-home moms. Speaking with Details magazine, an expert explained that women feel an “unrelenting need for romance and excitement” that isn’t met during the hour you vegetate next to one another watching television at day’s end.