Censoring adult entertainment does not reduce demand – it just allows fraudsters, blackmailers and corruption to flourish.
The self-declared advertising authority uses modern buzzwords to disguise the decidedly Victorian morality behind its decisions.
Britain’s ever-prudish advertising censors get worked up about the idea of couples showing fully-clothed affection for each other.
The iconic covers from the glory days of the women’s guide to aspirational lifestyle and sexual liberation.
More 1960s anti-smut hysteria from notorious fraudster Charles Keating.
A TV commercial that promotes the nudist lifestyle and brings up interesting questions about sexualisation and moralising.
How a cheeky but harmless advertising campaign wound up the easily offended.
Mainstream film critics are the last people who we should be listening to about anything.
We would never take people seriously if they suggested that the whole of any industry or culture was represented solely by its worst elements. So why do we accept such blanket criticisms of adult entertainment?
The latest OFCOM report attempts to hype the dangers of unfettered thought online, but can’t hide the fact that viewing porn is now increasingly the norm.
How ads for female underwear attempt to emphasise the sexiness while trying to appease the censors.
Mastercard imposes new rules on adult sites in order to crush them under the weight of administration.