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Silencing Women Through Porn

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PP110
Professor
Byron Williston
Semester
Fall

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‘Silencing’ women through pornography The anti-porn case: Catherine MacKinnon. Narrow: porn leads to rape. The court said that “it is not possible to demonstrate a direct link between obscenity and rape.” Why is porn sex discrimination: 1) Women are mostly portrayed as submissive, as wanting to be dominated and abused. 2) Women are reduced to their ability to service male sexual desire. 3)
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