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PORN PANIC AUTHOR PREVIEWS BOOK WITH STRIPPER EDIE LAMORT

Jerry Barnetts book Porn Panic is a must read for anyone trying to make sense of the complex UK porn laws. Edie LaMort offers some insight into the strippers battles with censorship through gentrification and radical feminist organisations and the freedom of expressing her art through exhibition that stripping afforded her.

Published Wed 5th Oct 2016
By itsAdult / General News

PORN PANIC AUTHOR PREVIEWS BOOK WITH STRIPPER EDIE LAMORT

 

Author of Porn Panic does readings from his recently released book Porn Panic  and explains why freedom of speech and expression are under attack by censors and the impact it has on our culture, personal freedom and lifestyle choices. Edie LaMort talks about the impact  radical feminist organisations have had on her time as a stripper
(You can jump tothe areas of interest by clicking on the times)
00:00 Porn Censorship Fascism = Activism
00:30 Oswald Mosley and The Battle of Cable Street
01:30 Albert, WW2 and Womens Lib during the 60's
02:43 Europes Attitude To Porn
04:40 Growing up in West London
09:15 Fascism & Sex
14:30 Freedom of speech & the importance of expression
18:00 Introducing Edie LaMort
19:16 Racism In The Left Wing
20:15 Race & Sexism In The Music Industry (Nikki Minaj & Beyonce)
29:16 Attacks On Free Speech: Pro Censorship VS Tyler The Creator
35:37 Edie LaMort Strippers vs Radical Feminist Organisations
44:20 Edie LaMort Stripping & Working On Civvy Street
53:20 Lose The Lads Mags Campaign
59:20 Porn & The Rise in Violence Towards Women
1:03:50 Q&A 

 

Some reviews:

Pornography, Censorship, and the rise of a new Fascism

First they came for the pornography…

“Porn Panic! documents new and rising threats to free expression, and mounts a fierce and entertaining defence” – Nadine Strossen, former ACLU President

Now available at all good bookshops, Porn Panic! is a new book by Jerry Barnett, the founder of the Sex & Censorship campaign.

Started reading @PornPanic‘s book and feel like sobbing: “I’m not alone!” – @GRIMACHU

Porn Panic! charts the rise of a new anti-sex, pro-censorship movement. Unlike the old morality movements, this one is focused on the left of politics. Starting a decade ago with attempts to censor porn and close strip clubs, the movement has broadened into a general assault on free expression and liberal values.  Free speech, an essential underpinning of democracy, is facing its greatest threat in generations.

“I’ve never nodded in agreement so much whilst reading a book!” – Myles Jackman, Obscenity Lawyer

“Finished reading Porn Panic! Go get your copy, not just coz I’m in it, but because it’s important” – Edie Lamort, Stripper and Activist

“It took reading the introduction of @PornPanic’s book for me to realise how important our anti-censorship fight is” – @NetworkString

 

Follow and buy the book Porn Panic by Jerry Barnett www.sexandcensorship.org

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