Essay about Toxic Porn, Toxic Sex: A Real Look at Pornography

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The first time I ever heard of porn, I was in seventh grade and I was on the bus. A bunch of boys were talking about it, and the boy I liked was talking about the girl in the video. He was saying shes the type of girl he needed. Reminder, I never heard of porn, but at that time I wanted to be like the girl my crush liked. When I got home, I went to my parents’ room and made sure they weren’t around. I searched for the website they were talking about and after two minutes, I was sure I didn’t want to be like her, and I didn’t like him anymore. I was in shock and pretty grossed out. That video was shocking, but when I got older, it became the norm to hear boys talk about porn, especially in high school. Even though it was …show more content…
As I stated before, women working in pornography or any sexualized job have said it brought joy to them. Some even say it de-objectifies them and or empowers them. It’s just had to believe hit franchise that showed girls flashing for the camera, instead of studying is liberating; but that is what happens when young women are told liberation means taking off clothes and not intelligence. It seems too hard to believe because in the end those people are seeing you as liberated but a sex object. The last benefit people think porn gives is it lowers sexual crimes. Most books that defend pornography say countries with stricter laws towards pornography have higher sexual violent crimes towards women compared to countries where pornography is legal. That is right; you could be saved from sexual crime if people would watch more porn. This theory was tested out by Kutchinsky. He wanted to see what would happen during 1964 through 1984 if pornography was available to four countries, United States, Denmark, Sweden, and West Germany. They wanted to prove that porn has nothing to do with sexual violence and it could lower the amount of sexual violence (McNair 86). The study was a success, but here are some flaws.1964 through 1984 was a very empowering moment for women. Major events like, Civil Rights Act, Equal Right Pay, and EMILY. (qtd in. infoplease).” Many things were changing for women during the time, so it is hard to believe that

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