Racism in pornography.

I also look at racism in pornography. Which very few people have actually ever looked at.

Now, what’s interesting, is [that] 1 in 4 films released into the market is called ‘Interracial’ and this is [involving] a black man and a white woman and this is geared to white men.

So the question becomes, ‘Why do white men want to watch black men penetrate white women over-and-over again?’ and I was really thinking about this because it was not that long ago that black men got lynched for even the ‘threat’ of such a thing. So what’s going on?

And then it dawns on me: If indeed pornography is about the debasement of women [then] what better way in a racist society to debase a white woman than have her penetrated over-and-over again by a body that has been marked as ‘demonized,’ as being seen as deviant. I.e.: The black male body.”

Dr. Gail Dines, Lecture on “How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality” [Part 2]

One thought on “Racism in pornography.

  1. AN July 3, 2014 at 12:19 Reply

    Gail Dines thinks “gonzo porn” is “everything goes.” It’s a POV where the director becomes part of the act.

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