Ladies, rest assured:
porn for women is out there, and a lot of it is good! There
are a growing number of porn sites for women, all offering the
kind of pictorial and visual content that women will enjoy -
naked men and couples having sex, but with the focus on HER
pleasure. Porn for women offers the female surfer a sexual odyssey
that also encompasses respect, and a pro-sex outlook.
In the past, it has been assumed that "women aren't visual"
and therefore did not like porn. This idea that women aren't
aroused by porn comes from the Kinsey studies in the 50s, when
female subjects were asked if they like porn. The majority said
no, and thus the idea of women being non-visual became set in
stone in popular culture. Unfortunately this view doesn't take
into account the fact that women in the 50's rarely had access
to porn, and none of it was actually made for them.
The anti-porn feminists have also created the view that all
women hate porn, and indeed, have made some women feel guilty
that they enjoy sexually explicit material. The rabid anti-porn
activist Catherine McKinnon actually suggested that a woman
who enjoyed porn had no right to her sexuality.
Thankfully, more and more women are standing up to such ridiculous
notions, and asserting their right to enjoy porn as much as
men. The difference is that women are demanding that sexually
explicit material reflect their experiences.
Thus, you get the growth of porn for women.
A lot of people seem to assume that "porn for women"
automatically means naked men (and a lot of misled webmasters
also seem to believe that gay naked men or even gay content
is "porn for women"). While plenty of women enjoy
ogling at naked men, a lot simply prefer hardcore sex. Approximately
half the adult video rentals that occur are done by women or
couples together. A lot of women see porn as a way of enhancing
their relationships and sex lives.
No doubt, though, there's still plenty of dissatisfaction among
porn-loving women with what's on offer. So much sexually explicit
material caters to what men want, and depicting male fantasies.
A lot of the traditions of porn such as the money shot are there
because MEN want to see them. Unfortunately, there seems to
be an assumption that women's fantasies would be exactly the
They're not. As Nancy Friday's My Secret Garden revealed, women's
sexual fantasies are many, and varied. Mainstream porn does
not touch on these fantasies, or even offer a vaguely realistic
depiction of a woman's sexuality.
Enter pornography made for women. No matter what form porn for
women takes, it's main objective is to present women's fantasies
and sexuality. Women want to see realistic female orgasms, and
porn that gives women the respect they deserve. They want to
see intimacy, and even romance in with their hardcore sex.
Recent studies and surveys have shown just how much women are
enjoying porn. Research by scientists at Stanford Medical University
in California in December 2003 found that women become more
quickly aroused by porn videos than men. And a survey in September
by Nielsen Netratings found that 1 in 3 visitors to porn sites
were women - indeed, over 9 million American women looked at
porn sites in September alone. Even more interesting is the
study by Today's Christian Woman which found that even good
church-going women were peeking at the odd bit of porn. Over
34 percent of female respondents to an online survey said they
had deliberately gone looking for porn.
No doubt some people would see this as evidence of the crumbling
of civilization. Personally I think it is a good thing. It shows
that women are becoming more in touch with their sexuality and
needs. It also acts as a force for good. With the porn industry
finally starting to recognise that many of its customers are
women, we will see better, more positive porn emerging.
The future looks rosy for the turned-on woman.
- Grandma Scrotum, January 2004
Update, Dec 2005
Hi all. Porn for women is still going strong! Some quality adult
movie companies are created films just for women, and there's
more of an attempt within the industry to include women's viewpoints.
And For The Girls is over 2 years old and is now the largest
and most comprehensive women's erotica site on the net.
Update, June 2010
Wow. This site is kinda old now. But everything I wrote here still applies. Porn for women is still growing and becoming more popular all the time. For The Girls has just celebrated it's 7th birthday, is still going strong.
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The Girls - a women's magazine with porn added. Lots
of naked men and couples photos and movies, but also articles,
stories and columns written in house. All the content is chosen
because it will appeal to women, and the writing has a strong
pro-sex, pro-woman slant. Plenty of humor as well. I recommend
it - because I own it!
- this site offers photos and movies of men giving cunnilingus
to women. Also has fiction, sex tips, and access to a number
of other women's sites.
- thoroughly touchy-feely, this site offers a gentle, sensual
introduction into the world of porn for women. Lots of articles
and advice, and tastefully shot photographs.
Playgirl has finally decided to go online and their site Playgirl TV is chock-a-block with naked men, as you'll see from their tour. They also feature streaming videos from their line of couples-friendly porn films and there's a bunch of extras too.
Pleasure Dome - if you love porn movies but you're sick
of wading through all the crap... this site is for you. It features
downloadable scenes from high quality films, all chosen because
they are aimed at women and couples.
Men - 1000s of photos of guys getting naked and jerking
off, made just for women. Access to heaps of other sites too!
- this site offers pictorial representations of common female
fantasies, as well as erotic fiction and articles.
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