The latest self-serving study by the BBFC is another exercise in manipulation and nudge-policy towards having everything we see under their control.
A selection of predictably hysterical and ill-informed British TV documentaries and discussion shows from the height of the Video Nasty moral panic.
The latest academic anti-porn study is full of holes, misinformation, scaremongering and supposition – don’t be fooled.
A humorously profane music video and a pair of shoes spark mass panic amongst the religious right.
Why are we surprised that years of demonising the sex industry and pushing ‘sex addiction’ as a problem that is caused by outside forces is resulting in violence, abuse and discrimination?
Reducing all sex workers to homogenous groups of victims to satisfy society’s desire to see them as such is insulting and misguided; everyone is an individual.
Apologising for expressing your honestly-held opinions is a very bad idea, no matter how unpopular they might be.
Exploring the myths and truths behind the secretive world of male companions for pay.
The class war raging behind every call for ‘something to be done’ about the dubious pleasures of the great unwashed.
The UK government’s sudden and selective embrace of free speech is a little hard to swallow.
The tunes considered too dangerous and subversive to be played on national radio during Desert Storm.
The Critical Drinker’s passionate defence of the art of yesterday, no matter how much it clashes with current ideas.