CENSORED: my comment about article on porn on Ethika Politika “Arrested Development: The Destruction Of Masculinity In A Pornified Culture” by Octavia Ratiu | October 23, 2014
The CENSORED comment:
I very much appreciate and support EP’s continued articles to criticize porn. Well done.
My comment to this article, which has many good points, and we need more of, is that it’s too focused on a narrow construct (male viewer/female sex object). Porn poisons the brain and psychology of women just as it does for men. Also, there was no mention of homosexual porn and other perverse kinds of sexuality. I have no doubt that porn reinforces for quite a bit of women who have a heterosexual psychology, along with other factors, a perverted way of thinking about women due to porn. That is, they receive varied messages that thinking of women sexually is acceptable, desirable, and tiltillating – the normalization of homosexuality and bisexuality. Thus they end up gazing at women in porn in the same top-down exploitative position that male viewers of porn are in.
For many women, who have long lost or never had a psychology of respect and dignity, but are much more involved in dynamics of power regarding sexuality, porn is the kind of content that gives them a green light to sexually harass or make unwanted advances towards other women to pursue in the real world what they like to see on screen. And where have you ever seen a homosexual man railing against porn and homosexuals involved in porn? One more piece of evidence of what garbage of people LGBTs are.