Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Clips From Around The Web: Montana Fishburne Wants To Do Porn, and That's (kinda) Ok.

Something needs to be said for Montana Fishburne, daughter of actor Laurence Fishburne, and newly minted porn star (in case you live under a tightly secured rock). I’m just not exactly sure what that something is.

As a woman and a feminist and a liberal, I instinctively want to defend Montana’s rights to brazenly promote her sexuality. I’m not a huge fan of porn, and I don’t agree with her chosen avenue of pursuing “fame” (an entirely different and disturbing conversation about the fame trends in our society is needed here). But I do think women catch a lot of flack for having any type of sexuality not easily cordoned by our patriarchal society.

I’ve always been annoyed by the double standard that exists between a man’s sexuality, and a woman’s sexuality. Men can be admired for their shameless sexuality, but women have to be “ladies in the streets but a freak in the bed.” Women have to hide their sexual nature, and men don’t.

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