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Sodom Blogging: Alternative Porn and Aesthetic Sensibility

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F. Cramer | Article | Publication date: 01 December 2006
Indie porn represents a currently flourishing sub-genre of pornography, in which well known looks from subcultures such as Gothic or Punk are oftentimes staged as anti-commercial, feminist gestures of self-empowerment. In this regard the conflicts that shaped the debates around pornography's obscenity from the sixites onwards are however avoided in favor of alternative sexual aesthetics -pornography thus loses one of its basic features. But can there ever be pornography beyond the obscene?

Author(s) - affiliated with Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

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