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Old 11-03-2009, 07:33 PM   #1
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Do women like Porn?

I am writing an article on women and their enjoyment (or not) of porn. I watch a lot of porn for review and basically find that mainstream porn for the most part is pretty lame. But, just my opinion. I tend to watch a lot of Altporn, kinky porn and woman's made porn and enjoy those very much. Most of this is independent and not mainstream fare.

Feminists at one time thought porn was misogynous, and that "pornography is violence against women."

I am wondering if women watch porn what do they like and why? If you don't watch porn why? I would love to hear both sides of the story.

Do you watch it alone of with a lover?
Online or rent DVDs?
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover?
What genres of porn do you find appealing?
What genres do you hate?
What directors, stars do you like?
Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
Can porn be called sex-positive?
Can porn teach use anything?
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material?
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides?
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn?
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these?

All comments & genders welcome!

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Old 11-03-2009, 08:28 PM   #2
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I know of women who don't watch porn. I know of women who'll watch porn if shown to them. I know of women who actively search for porn for their sexual satisfaction (although these are more rare in my experience).
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Old 11-03-2009, 08:55 PM   #3
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I am wondering if women watch porn what do they like and why? If you don't watch porn why? I would love to hear both sides of the story.
I never watched porn all my adult life (except for one time as a teenager.) I was too feminist for it, and I also hated how fellatio-obsessed porn seemed to be. Then I started watching porn a few months ago because I wanted some fantasizing/arousal help with masturbation. When porn was new to me, it was somewhat fascinating, a little arousing, but now it's just gotten dull as hell lately. Too much of what I've seen is phony and unrealistic- the actors, actresses, acting (if you can call it that) dialogue, and silly costumes/clothes. Professional porn is so phony it's laughable, and amateur/reality porn tends to be boring or pale imitations of what ordinary people have seen in porn. Exposure to a lot of porn lately has dulled my being offended at the constant fellatio anymore. Now it doesn't bother me to watch that at all.

But I'd give my right eye to see really good simulations of sex. The video in my signature I think is a good example of what I'd like to see more of...

Do you watch it alone of with a lover? alone
Online or rent DVDs? online only
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? I'm not and I don't
What genres of porn do you find appealing? threesomes, reality MILF, couples, but really, most videos suck in all categories I've searched. I'm very picky. It's one reason I'm getting sick of searching porn. Only one out of 50 videos is just okay, rarer still are those that are memorable and keepers. I'm probably going back to sexy mainstream non-porn movies very soon for masturbation purposes.
What genres do you hate? I don't hate any but don't have any use for some types like gay or lesbian porn, anal, these simply have zero appeal for me.
What directors, stars do you like? I love to look at gorgeous and sexy porn actors Evan Stone and Manuel Ferrara
Do you think porn is misogynous? Yes, I used to think so, now I just think much of it is disappointingly male-oriented.
What about women-made porn? can't say, haven't watched enough
Can porn be called sex-positive? if it helps you and your lover, brings you closer together, fires your imaginations together, sure
Can porn teach us anything? possibly, for those needing to get ideas, or learn new positions
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? it's mostly that
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? have seen a little and I'd love to see a lot more
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? absolutely no way
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? Haven't seen them and no interest, really. I like sex to be sexy, not goofy.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:47 PM   #4
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First off, I disagree with the notion, that as a whole, porn is "violence against women". Sex between consenting adults is hardly violence against anyone...and even if it happens to be of the genre where it's imitating art so to speak and comes across as violent, it's still under the assumption that it's fantasy driven and consensual. At least, that's my interpretation based on what I've seen. However, I'm sure there's videos running amok out there that could blow my whole theory out of the water, but I'd like to think those are the exceptions and not the rule.

Personally, I love porn. I think it's a great means to an end, to satisfy a craving or a desire that's not readily being met or serviced, to realize a fantasy come to life under your nose when you can't do it yourself, to see all the views one can't always get when engaged in the act themselves and sometimes, it's just a quick and dirty way to get off, alone, w/o having to entertain and take care of a partner and all the emotional baggage that goes along with it.



Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Both, actually.

Online or rent DVDs? Online. Every now and then, we'll break out w/ a rental.

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? Quite.

What genres of porn do you find appealing? Threesomes, girl on girl, DP, light bondage, the usual array of M/F porn, some light sub/dom stuff. Whatever I'm in the mood for. Some fetish stuff is cool (stockings, lingerie, etc)

What genres do you hate? I dislike any kind of porn with the word "teen" in it. It's an immediate deal breaker for me. I'm not into sex/porn w/ youngsters, end of discussion. I'm not into hardcore BDSM (perhaps that's up for debate on what constitutes that however), bestiality, water sports, etc.

What directors, stars do you like? I loved Azlea, but she got outta' the industry. I've only seen pics of Heather Carolin, but if she has vids, I'd love the links, if you please. Directors, I'm clueless. I don't follow anyone on that side of the camera.


Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn? I've found (so far) the porn I've seen made by women is too hearts and flowers for me. It's too focused on all this sensuality stuff. If that's what I was looking for, I wouldn't be watching porn. However, I get that it fits the bill for some women, so hey, whatever works. As for the idea of misogyny, see my first paragraph.


Can porn be called sex-positive? Sure. Anything that promotes communication b/w the sexes and lets ppl see various sexual ideas in context and at work, I think it's a win/win.

Can porn teach use anything? It can certainly be used as a teaching tool. It's a great way to achieve some necessary self discovery about what you may like or not like.


Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? I'm never done learning, so I don't think it's purely for that purpose in my life.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? I have not, but I'd be interested in viewing if it served my purposes.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? Hrm. Been there, done that.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? Haven't seen much of it, to be honest, but I try to keep my sense of humor intact about anything funny. If it's porn, so be it.


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Old 11-03-2009, 09:49 PM   #5
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Both

Online or rent DVDs? Both

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? I'm fine with it.

What genres of porn do you find appealing? I tend to like rougher stuff, but not extreme. Throat gagging, anal, machine fucking, lite BDSM. I do like some milder stuff if it's done well.

What genres do you hate? I don't hate very much, but most girl/girl tends to sort of bore me after awhile.

What directors, stars do you like? Andrew Blake, Gia Paloma, Tera Patrick, Sasha Grey,

Do you think porn is misogynous? No

What about women-made porn? I don't think it makes a difference. Not all men are misogynists, and not all women do things that are favorable to their own gender. Anyone who thinks women are naturally positive and supportive of fellow women doesn't remember High School very well.

Can porn be called sex-positive? Sure. If you enjoy it and it's a positive form of entertainment (as opposed to a source of stress, as it can be for someone who dislikes it, or complete sexual replacement, as it can be for someone who's addicted) it's great.

Can porn teach us anything? It taught me (or at least prompted me) to masturbate when I was younger. That got me familiar with my body and what makes it orgasm. It's good to know those things about yourself before you expect other people to be able to figure them out.

Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? It's both.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? Nope

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? If I had a much better body.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? I haven't seen very many. I did once catch a hilarious Cinderella parody (done back in the 80s I think).
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Old 11-03-2009, 11:18 PM   #6
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover? i have watched both alone and with a lover...
Online or rent DVDs? online mostly... but some were part of his personal collection
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? depends on the lover... i haven't watched much with my current lover... but my ex was hugely into porn
What genres of porn do you find appealing? Threesomes, girl on girl, DP, light bondage, the usual array of M/F porn, some light sub/dom/ bondage stuff. Whatever I'm in the mood for. sometimes just like pics to get the mind going and the rest plays out in my head
What genres do you hate? i wouldn't say i hate them... some are to rough for me... not into beastiality, waterworks/scat etc not into much of the fetish stuff...
What directors, stars do you like? i don't watch enough to know their names etc... had a big porn phase when i was younger... don't watch too much of it now
Can porn be called sex-positive? as others have said if it helps you explore your sexuality, whether it be with a partner or not, then yes. You may have your eyes opened to pleasures you never thought possible or you thought were just your own... allows for experimentation
Can porn teach use anything? personally i took BJ tips from porn... no complaints yet
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? depends on the circumstance in which i watch it... it can be just for a quick release
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? back in the younger years i did... not so much nowadays... the odd pic or vid taken on a mobile phone is about it, but yes i have considered it and followed through.
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? haven't really seen them but i know a few ladies who are really into twilight.
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Old 11-03-2009, 11:45 PM   #7
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Alone...I'd like to watch with my husband, but it makes him uncomfortable. I'm trying to explore this with him.

Online or rent DVDs? Online only.

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? I haven't had the opportunity, but I think I would be very comfortable watching porn with my husband.

What genres of porn do you find appealing? I prefer heterosexual couples or multiple males w/ one female. I like to watch lite kink and women performing oral.

What genres do you hate? I don't especially care for gay/lesbian porn, but would not say that I hate it.

What directors, stars do you like? No preferences

Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn? I don't think porn, as a whole, is misogynous , but certainly individual videos can be.

Can porn be called sex-positive? Absolutely.

Can porn teach us anything? Sure. I can't say I've necessarily learned anything from porn, but I think the opportunity exists.

Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? In my case...yes, it primarily serves this purpose.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? I watched the Nina Hartley guide WriterDom has posted on this site. I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about performing oral on a female.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? I don't think so.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? I have not, but probably would. I have a strong sense of humor and it could be a lot of fun to watch one of these.
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:30 PM   #8
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover?
I have tried to find porn that actually turns me on. In recent years, this has been a solo project. I watched some cheesy porn in the past with prior lovers, but it was not an erotic experience.

Online or rent DVDs? only have searched online

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover?
The times I mentioned above, lover rented a couple porno movies and so we settled down on the bed to watch. I soon found them extremely lame, and spent most of the time either pointing out what I thought was wrong with it, or laughing at how terrible it was.

What genres of porn do you find appealing?
The kind I haven't really found yet -- the kind that is actually sensual and sexy

What genres do you hate?
Anything that demeans the woman. I once saw an amateur "youporn" sort of video and it was three women getting fucked by men. One was doggy style and the girl seemed to be enjoying it, then a guy doing commentary made a joke about how if you do it doggy style, you can pretend it's someone else you're fucking. How lovely!

What directors, stars do you like?
Not familiar with any

Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
I think porn is made by and for men 99% of the time. Except for the stuff that purposely degrades, humiliates or hurts the women involved for the enjoyment of those watching, I don't necessarily think it's misogynous. But it's for men, designed for men, and what women need or like isn't part of the equation. The problem is that a lot of guys, especially younger or inexperienced guys, will watch this and think that's what sex is all about. All about putting object A into hole B and then cumming on the girl's face.

Can porn be called sex-positive?
What does that mean?

Can porn teach use anything?
It mostly seems to encourage the lemming in us

Or is it merely jill/jack-off material?
mainly jack off material

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides?
No. I learn by doing

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn?
No.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these?
Have never seen these
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:47 PM   #9
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Thank you!

Thanks so much to everyone who responded with their answers. I am really interested in all the various POVs everyone has.

littlebabyclit - Have you ever seen any of Tony Comstock's films? They are docu-porn featuring couples (mostly hetero). They are nothing like mainstream, the couples are real, have real sex, but are still attractive. The video you have linked to your sig reminds me of Comstock's films.

RedheadedHaze- Yes, I totally disagree with the "porn is violence" stance. This was a debate that raged on during the 70s & 80s when some anti-porn "feminists" were trying to abolish porn. They supported Linda Lovelace in her trial and basically said that every porn actress was a Linda Lovelace or abused in someway. You might like Tristan Taormino's new film called Rough Sex.

CaRaMeLPoleDoll- Yes, there is usually lots of very good cocksucking tips in porn, LOL! Have you seen any of Madison Young's films? She specializes in bondage and girl/girl. Hot!

JtohisPB - Why is your husband uncomfortable watching porn? Is it just with you? Does he watch it solo? Sometimes people feel vulnerable when watching porn with their lover for whatever reasons. You might try Tony Comstock's films or Nina Hartley's How to's with your husband? Especially Nina's since you could say I want to learn more about "this" subject.

Great comments people! Keep them coming.

Oh & here are my answers-

Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Both
Online or rent DVDs? Both
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? Fine, although I probably feel more open watching it alone.
What genres of porn do you find appealing? Altporn, girl-girl, queer, documentaries, bdsm, bondage, rough sex, parodies, epics.
What genres do you hate? Bukkake, cum-shot films, too much cocksucking and not enough female pleasure, dumb scenarios, non-consentual (teen/beasts/s&m)
What directors, stars do you like? too many to mention
Do you think porn is misogynous? No
What about women-made porn? Love it.
Can porn be called sex-positive? Yes
Can porn teach use anything? Sure
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? Absolutely!
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? Yes!
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? Maybe when I was in my 20s
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? Fun!
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:59 PM   #10
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This is so interesting hearing so many dif points of view on porn. Personally I love it, but it is nececary for me to be able to relate to what's going on on screen else I don't get off. (i.e purely fellatio)

Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Both, but its better with a partner who'se willing to act it out with you
Online or rent DVDs? Both, mostly DVDs
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? very very very :-)
What genres of porn do you find appealing? I enjoy hardcore stuff, a bit of light BDSM, and girl on girl
What genres do you hate? I don't find purely anal or fellatio films all that appealing. Oh and scat. ewwy.
What directors, stars do you like? I don't really know any
Do you think porn is misogynous? Nope,
What about women-made porn? Certainly not in that case
Can porn be called sex-positive? Absolutely!
Can porn teach use anything? If you have an open mind :-) It has helped spice things up with partners in the past, putting fun ideas into their heads.
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? Most of the time.
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? No but I would like to
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? I would like to but am too afraid of the risks. Losing the tape, bitter ex boyfriends, getting into the wrong hands etc.
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? Porn Wars (Star wars) and Pirates (Pirates of the caribbean) were suprisingly entertaining and arousing!
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:07 PM   #11
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a little porn...mostly free clips

Do you watch it alone of with a lover? both.....
Online or rent DVDs? free online, he rented it
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? totally okay with it
What genres of porn do you find appealing? I like a good storie line...
What genres do you hate? dont' know I hate... some jsut doesn't appeal to me
What directors, stars do you like? don't know their names
Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn??
Can porn be called sex-positive? yes
Can porn teach use anything? yes
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? yes
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? never seem it
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? played with a video recorder.... wouldn't post it on-line
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? don't what your talking about
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Old 11-04-2009, 11:26 PM   #12
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littlebabyclit - Have you ever seen any of Tony Comstock's films? They are docu-porn featuring couples (mostly hetero). They are nothing like mainstream, the couples are real, have real sex, but are still attractive. The video you have linked to your sig reminds me of Comstock's films.
No, I'm much the newbie to porn really and suggestions are helpful and welcome. Checking his films out on Amazon now, maybe I would like them. Thanks so much for the suggestion !


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Old 11-04-2009, 11:38 PM   #13
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I generally enjoy watching porn, but it's getting harder to find something that interests me and doesn't look fake.


Do you watch it alone of with a lover? I watch it alone, but only because I don't have a lover right now. Otherwise, I would watch it with him.

Online or rent DVDs? Online

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? It wouldn't bother me at all.

What genres of porn do you find appealing? I would love to find some that actually looks realistic. Not cheesy and fake, which most of it seems to be.

What genres do you hate? I don't hate them, but gay and lesbian don't do anything for me.

What directors, stars do you like? Don't really have a preference.

Do you think porn is misogynous? It certainly seems that most of it is made for the male population.

What about women-made porn? Haven't seen any that I know of, but would be interested in seeing the difference.

Can porn be called sex-positive? I think so.

Can porn teach use anything? I suppose you can learn something from just about anything, lol.

Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? For me, mostly jill-off material.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? No I haven't, but wouldn't be opposed to it.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? Yes I would. However, it would only be for my lover and I to watch, I'm not interested in broadcasting it to the world.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? In college I remember reading spoof stories on alt.sex.stories, but that would be it.
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:48 AM   #14
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Some directors & films to look out for

Altporn- Burning Angel (Joanna Angel), Vivid Alt (Eon McKai), Dave Navarro, Carlos Batts

Lesbian Porn- Pink & White Productions, Crash Pad Series, Blowfish Video, Maria Beatty (Bleu Productions), Courtney Trouble (Reel Queer Productions), Madison Young (Heartcore Productions ), Good Releasing, Fatale Media / SIR Video, Abby Winters, Abigail Productions, Good Dyke Porn,

Bondage- Madison Young (MadisonBound / Blowfish), Julie Simone (Abigail Productions), Kink.com

Women Directors- Candida Royalle- Femme productions (very fluff), Tristan Taormino (How-to, Chemistry Series + Rough Sex Series), Annie Sprinkle (How-to /artporn), Nina Hartley (How to), Penny Flame (How to), Pink & White Productions, Crash Pad Series, Blowfish Video, Maria Beatty (Bleu Productions), Courtney Trouble (Reel Queer Productions), Madison Young (Heartcore Productions ), Fatale Media / SIR Video, Abby Winters, Abigail Productions,

Hetero Couples- Tony Comstock, Michael Nin (glossy, high production),

Real Sex- Tony Comstock, Tristan Taormino (Chemistry Series),

How-to- Joseph Kramer, Ph.D. /Erospirit, Nina Hartley, Tristan Taormino, Penny Flame,

Mainstream Features- Pirates, Fallen, This Ain't Star Trek XXX (spoof), Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge, Not the Bradys XXX (spoof),

Fetish /Bdsm- Fashionistas, Maria Beatty, Madison Young, Julie Simone, Clair Adams, Kink.com

If anyone can add to this list some of their favorites, that would be great!

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Old 11-05-2009, 04:28 PM   #15
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Plainly Jane:

"Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
I think porn is made by and for men 99% of the time. Except for the stuff that purposely degrades, humiliates or hurts the women involved for the enjoyment of those watching, I don't necessarily think it's misogynous. But it's for men, designed for men, and what women need or like isn't part of the equation. The problem is that a lot of guys, especially younger or inexperienced guys, will watch this and think that's what sex is all about. All about putting object A into hole B and then cumming on the girl's face."

I agree that most porn is manufactured for men as well. Until the last few years, porn companies didn't think women watched or enjoyed porn. I also worry that young men will think that porn is real sex and get unrealistic ideas. But, hopefully they realize it is fantasy. This is one reason Tony Comstock started making porn, as he wanted to show real depictions of loving couples having sex and enjoying each other in a sex-positive manner. By sex-positive, I mean in a way that isn't degrading, stereotypical, gender and sexuality inclusive to the people portrayed in the film.

Many women directors of porn wanted to produce porn from their perspective, showing their desires, rather than just what men want. Or course, women's desires and fantasies are many-fold so there is a lot of territory to explore with women-made porn.
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Old 11-05-2009, 09:24 PM   #16
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover? Alone

Online or rent DVDs? Online

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? I would if he wanted too but he doesn't seem to really be into it.

What genres of porn do you find appealing? Lesbian, 2 girls/1 guy, Soft BDSM, Strap-ons/Femdom

What genres do you hate? Orgy

What directors, stars do you like? None, doesn't matter to me.

Do you think porn is misogynous? No.

What about women-made porn? No.

Can porn be called sex-positive? yes.

Can porn teach use anything? Yes, new moves, explore new fantasies, etc.

Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? It's that too.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? No.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? No.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? I have not and am not against it but it's not really necessary.

THINGS I HATE IN PORN: Too much dialogue, people spitting in their hands for lube (nasty), camera shots that don't show off the goods, rushing to get too orgasm, fake orgasms.

Why can't the actors have a "real" sexual encounter, slow and erotic, turn each other on and then mess around. Build it up slowly, not make ridiculous noises.

THINGS I LOVE IN PORN: Lesbians, anal, strap-ons, toys, blind-folds, water (shower/tub), enemas, soft torture (master/slave:withholding orgasm).
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Old 11-05-2009, 10:19 PM   #17
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Feminists at one time thought porn was misogynous, and that "pornography is violence against women."
=> I haven't seen any violence being perpetrated against women in the porn I've watched. If anything, I'd say the men are mostly quite careful. Sometimes when it's hinted at, though, I find that arousing, which always gives me something to mull over. Must be my submissive tendencies.

Do you watch it alone or with a lover?
=> I have watched it with lovers, (at home or at the cinema), but these days I tend to watch on my own, although my lover and I do exchange links for online porn.

Online or rent DVDs?
=> I like the online stuff - cost-effective, I prefer the 'amateur' stuff, and I can do without the trumped-up storylines in the 'feature-length' films.

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover?
=> Very comfortable.

What genres of porn do you find appealing?
=> Depends on my mood. Masturbation, girl on girl, anal, threesomes, female orgasms, homemade especially.

What genres do you hate?
=> Anything that objectifies too much: "teen", "black cock", "asian slut", etc.

What directors, stars do you like?
=> Goodness! That would require having studied it, wouldn't it? I'm not even sure I could answer that question for non-porn. I have to admit that Peter North and Cytherea impress me immensely, so I'd definitely watch something with either of them in it.

Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
=> It can be, but I can't really explain why. Perhaps a certain passivity from the women, but not of all it. Not sure I've ever watched any women-made porn.

Can porn be called sex-positive?
=> By that, do you mean, it's good for our sex lives? It's always been good for my unilateral sexlife, yes, and I think it can allow you to broach an area, explore it, in a very safe way, especially if you watch with a lover.

Can porn teach use anything? Or is it merely jill/jack-off material?
=> I've seen how-to videos on squirting that look like they can teach us something. No doubt some women have learnt their blowjob technique from porn too.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides?
=> Have not done, but probably would do.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn?
=> Yes, it's on my to-do list.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these?
=> No, I really don't think they'd do it for me.
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Old 11-06-2009, 01:02 AM   #18
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You ladies may like to check here, sign-up, it is free, the movies are posted free...all types of porn for all tastes and desires

There are a number of great directors, search for Andrew Blake, Michael Ninn (Ninn Worx), Mario Salerie, Viv Thomas, Celeste and Dorcel. This group should fulfil a number of genre's for you.

A chick flick you may like is "Lovers Touch", Studio: Daringsex, www.daringsex.com

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Old 11-06-2009, 04:40 AM   #19
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover? both, but usually alone
Online or rent DVDs? both
How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover? current-not at all, but several past lovers (not most) enjoyed watching it with me now and then
What genres of porn do you find appealing? multiples; glamour/euro (private.com, Andrew Blake, anything with fine women with long legs, small breasts, fair skin, tasteful makeup lingerie & jewelry and not-big hair
What genres do you hate? anal, rought stuff, Silicone Valley
What directors, stars do you like? Zara White, Manuel Ferrara; Andrew Blake for directing
Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn? no and no
Can porn be called sex-positive? briefly, sure
Can porn teach us anything? not much that hasn't been known by sentient people for at least a century
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material? YES. porn = fast food: satisfies an intense craving and quickly makes you feel queasy rather than leaving a sense of well-being or high
Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides? that stuff should be shown at Gitmo. It's excruciatingly bad.
Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn? no. porn serves no purpose if it doesn't show idealized body types
What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these? yawn, never.
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Old 11-06-2009, 02:12 PM   #21
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Old 11-06-2009, 02:50 PM   #22
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I watch only animated porn, because with animation I can at least be sure it was inspired by someone's artistic vision and will have a basic level of artistic quality and story. I was informed that porn movies in general are filmed as fast as possible on shoestring budgets, which is why they never have the good stories, elaborate costuming and makeup, skilled camera/microphone work, and clever selection of background music that I demand of any movie.

The fact that porn is overwhelmingly made by and for men is also a problem - I love romance novels, and a large part of the reason I do is that they have that 'female gaze' thing going on - the way the men look and act, as well as the themes and plot, are all there to fulfill female fantasy, which is rather different from male fantasy. I'd love to see a good erotic romance novel converted to a movie.

I'm currently working on an adult video game, and have previously taken erotic pics of myself, so I guess that answers whether I'd be willing to.

Genres I like: ROMANCE, fantasy and science fiction, male/male, interspecies (e.g. human/alien, human/centaur, etc.), pregnancy, incest, androgyny, transformation and magical bod mod.

Genres I don't like: BDSM, female/female, modern settings, horror, tragedy, anything dirty, gritty, or unhappy.
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Old 11-06-2009, 03:05 PM   #23
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Domina Doll! Great Thread...

I love porn but I am only interested in the cut to the chase action scene after action scene. I've been into it since college when I really discovered my sexuality and developed my interests.

Funny story: When I was in college I had a dorm room to myself and one of those tv/vcrs combos. A few of my friends, while I was away for the weekend, borrowed my tv and brought it to the dorm lobby to watch a movie they rented with other friends (maybe 15 people in total). Well, I forgot to remove one of my filthy tapes of DPs (scene after scene) and when they plugged in the tv I'm told the video started playing in front of everyone! I wasn't there but I got back to campus I got a LOT of attention from the guys and a lot of shit about it from my girlfriends. My secret love of porn was not so much a secret anymore! *LOL*Do you watch it alone of with a lover?
I have watched with lovers but typically I watch them alone.

Online or rent DVDs?
I have a few DVDs and tapes that I've purchased. Occassionally I'll watch something free online but since my DVDs are scene after scene for hours on end (and I dont watch them daily anymore) I dont tire of them.

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover?
Depends on the lover. If it's a vanilla relationship it's more difficult but if it's someone open minded then it's not an issue at all.

What genres of porn do you find appealing?
DPs, threesomes, gang bangs, anal, femdom & strap-on play.

What genres do you hate?
I don't really enjoy the more traditional porn - there HAS to be some kink or something more extreme to it then 2 people fucking.

What directors, stars do you like?
I dont really have favorites.

Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
Not generally but it CAN be depending on the genre you choose. Never seen women-made porn to compare.

Can porn be called sex-positive?
Positive for us sexually? Sure! It allows us to explore something in more depth without actually doing it.

Can porn teach us anything?
Yes. depending on the porn you watch it can teach us about new things that we've yet to try.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides?
No; I never have.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn?
Perhaps if I was able to hide my identity. I'm not interested in having co-workers recognize me in my vanilla life *L*

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these?
Nope. Doesn't really interest me. Give me my porn down & dirty.
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Old 11-06-2009, 03:34 PM   #24
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Do you watch it alone of with a lover?
I have watched porn with a lover, but there are times I have watched it with friends who I weren't involved sexually with. I've also had people send me porn clips online. Does that count as watching it alone?

Online or rent DVDs?
I guess online. I've never rented porn dvds before. I think the guys I've seen it with owned the dvds.

How comfortable are you watching porn with your lover?
If we're already having sex, as long as the porn isn't weird, I would be comfortable watching porn with my lover.

What genres of porn do you find appealing?
I don't really know any genres. I guess heterosexual if that's a genre.

What genres do you hate?
Again...not really sure. I'm not a porn expert.

What directors, stars do you like?
I don't know any directors. I know a couple stars. I guess I like Lexus Locklear because I thought the new Debbie Does Dallas stuff was fun to watch.

Do you think porn is misogynous? What about women-made porn?
I think porn can be, but to label all porn as misogynous is seeing the situation as too black and white so I guess my answer would be yes and not.

Can porn be called sex-positive?
Again, depends on the porn.

Can porn teach use anything?
Or is it merely jill/jack-off material?
I think these two questions go hand in hand. I think it could be either. It really depends on the porn and how it's made and the purpose. I know it's a movie but I think the Girl Next Door had some good ideas regarding porn and sex education. You might be able to do without the huge porn guys because that's a unrealistic.

Do you ever watch educational porn to learn a new technique, like Nina Hartley's Guides?
I've only seen clips. I think there was a thread about oral with a Nina Hartley guide. I wouldn't be against watching it though.

Would you ever consider making your own DIY porn?
Nope. Nothing other people would watch.

What about porn spoofs (Star Trek, the Bradys, Twilight) have you or would you watch these?
I have never seen one, but I think they would be funny and entertaining to watch. I think I'm one of the weird people who want a story with the major production porn. Watching 40 minutes of a guy thrusting his penis in and out can get a little boring even if you change the angles every 5 minutes.
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Old 11-06-2009, 04:17 PM   #25
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Wow!

Thanks everyone for contributing to this! I am really enjoying this discussion

I will respond to everyone's comments in a bit (crazy busy today), but just wanted you to know I am reading !

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