Sunday, March 16, 2014

9th Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards

Good for Her is thrilled to present the 9th Annual Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards. The Feminist Porn Awards honor pornographers whose groundbreaking work offers a fresh perspective on the sexual expression of women and everyone who finds themselves under-represented in mainstream pornography.
The 2014  nomination list is now available. Please click here to see it.

Tickets are now available for purchase on-line  for Public.Provocative.Porn. The Year's Best in Feminist Film (Thursday April 3rd) and for The Good for Her 9th Annual Feminist Porn Awards. (Friday April 4th)

Registration for the Feminist Porn Conference is now open. The conference takes place April 5-6, 2014 at the University of Toronto. Lisa Duggan, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, will give the opening keynote April 5th. Professor Duggan is a historian, journalist, and activist who has published widely on feminist and queer sexual politics. Director,performer, and artist Courtney Trouble will be giving the closing keynote on April 6th.

In order to be considered for a Feminist Porn Award, submissions must meet at least 1 of the following criteria:
1)     The work depicts genuine pleasure, agency and desire.  These movies may also include a focus on connection, communication and collaboration between the performers and/or between the performers and filmmakers.
 
2)     The work expands the boundaries of sexual representation on film, challenges stereotypes and presents a vision that sets the content apart from most mainstream pornography.  This may include depicting a diversity of desires, types of people, bodies, sexual practices, and/or an anti-racist or anti-oppression framework throughout the production.

Categories for awards may include, but are not limited to: Canadian Content, Lesbian/Dyke, Diverse Cast/Representation, Smutty Schoolteacher, Kink/Fetish, Romance, Straight, Trans, and Website.
The Feminist Porn Awards will be held on Friday April 4th, with a special screening of nominated films on Thursday April 3th 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.

Good For Her is entering their ninth year as producers of the Good For Her Feminist Porn Awards, the largest and longest running celebration of feminist porn in the world.  Since 1997, Good For Her has been creating a nurturing environment where everyone can feel comfortable learning about sex and pleasure. Good For Her provides quality sex toys, erotic and educational books as well as DVDs and workshops that empower and celebrate the diversity of everyone’s sexuality.

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