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In Torrent of Rapes in Britain, an Uncomfortable Focus on Race and Ethnicity


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Title: In Torrent of Rapes in Britain, an Uncomfortable Focus on Race and Ethnicity
Publication: The New York Times
Author: Katrin Bennhold
Date: 11/01/2014

ROCHDALE, England — Shabir Ahmed, a delivery driver for two takeout places, did not have to go looking for young girls. Runaways and rebellious teenagers would show up at the restaurants, often hungry and cold. He slipped them free drinks and chicken tikka masala. “Call me Daddy,” he would say. But soon, Mr. Ahmed, a […]

The White Man’s Burden: Gonzo Pornography and the Construction of Black Masculinity (Research)

Posted on March 24, 2012, in Racism, Research

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Summary: … While there have been some new players added to this debate recently, specifically post-modern feminists, there are still clear divisions between those feminists who argue that pornography is, in its production and consumption, a form of violence against women, and those feminists who see pornography as having subversive and potentially liberatory consequences for […]

Racism In Pornography (Research)

Posted on March 24, 2012, in Racism, Research

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SUMMARY: In this research study, Alice Mayall visited various pornography stores in the San Francisco area to investigate how the pornography being sold portrayed people of color. In the store, she made note of all titles and covers that displayed people of color and the type of pornography represented. You can see her findings in […]

Racy Sex, Sexy Racism

Posted on March 24, 2012, in Opinion, Racism

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Find full and original posting of article here: http://www.counterpunch.org/2007/04/14/racy-sex-sexy-racism/ By Gail Dines September 17, 2007 So Don Imus finally pushed the envelope too far by calling the Rutgers women’s basketball team “nappy headed hos”. This lethal combination of racism and sexism galvanized African-American and women’s groups, media watch-dog organizations and members of the public into action. […]

Yes, Pornography Is Racist (Opinion)

Posted on August 28, 2010, in Opinion, Racism, Societal

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There are some women of color who have been successful in pornography, but this doesn’t change the fact that porn is systematically racist. More here: http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2010/08/27/yes-pornography-is-racist/ Author: Gail Dines, Ms. Magazine Date: 08/27/2010

Yes, Pornography Is Racist (Opinion)

Posted on April 30, 2010, in Opinion, Racism

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Title: Yes, Pornography Is Racist
Publication: Ms. Magazine Blog
Author: Gail Dines
Date: 08/27/2010

In Shira Tarrant’s blog post on race and porn, she interviews some well-known African-American performers to challenge my claim that porn is racist. There are some women of color who have been successful in pornography, but this doesn’t change the fact that porn is systematically racist. Systems of oppression are flexible enough to absorb some members […]