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Pornography Produced by Women

In recent decades, women have been actively diversifying sexual expression in the male-dominated pornography industry by moving from in front of the camera to behind the scenes. By contributing as directors and producers of pornography, in addition to acting, women participating in the pornography industry are now able to professionally construct their visual conceptions of sexuality. Until recently, these female-generated conceptions have been strategically overlooked within the modern pornography industry. Due to the fact that this industry derives profit from the continued success of otherwise “masculine-centric” cultural scripts and representations including power, domination, and aggression, the omission of female fantasy within mainstream pornography had become an industry standard. However, as women began developing an interest in the production side of pornography, these unchallenged scripts began ...

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