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com/about.html.5. Feminists in Europe who used sexually explicit photography and film to explore themes like female pleasure, S/M, bondage, gender roles, and queer desire include Monika Treut (Germany), Cleo Uebelmann (Switzerland), Krista Beinstein (Germany and Austria), and Della Grace (England). In 1998, Danish film produc-tion company Zentropa wrote the Puzzy Power Manifesto that outlined its guide-lines for a new line of porn for women, which echoed Royalle’s vision: their films included plot-driven narratives that depicted foreplay and emotional connection, women’s pleasure and desire, and male and female bodies beyond just their genitals. See Laura Merrit, “PorYes! The European Feminist Porn Movement,” [unpublished manuscript] and Zentropa, “The Manifesto,” accessed January 29, 2012, .puzzypower.dk/UK/index.php/om-os/manifest.6. In addition, we must acknowledge the early work of Sachi Hamano, the first woman to direct “pink films” (Japanese softcore porn). Hamano directed more than three hundred in the 1980s and 90s in order to portray women’s sexual power and agency, and challenge the representation of women as sex objects only present to fulfill men’s fantasies. See Virginie Sélavy, “Interview with Sachi Hamano,” December 1, 2009, -with-sachi-hamano/.7. Feminist Porn Awards, accessed September 5, 2011, feminist_porn_awards.8. Laura Kipnis, Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America(New York: Grove Press, 1996), viii.9. See Feminist Anti-Censorship Task Force,Caught Looking: Feminism, Pornog-raphy and Censorship, 3rd ed. (New Haven, CT: LongRiver Books, [1986] 1992); Linda Williams, Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the “Frenzy of the Visible”(Berke-ley: University of California Press, 1989); Jane Juffer, At Home with Pornography: Women, Sex, and Everyday Life(New York: NYU Press, 1998); Jump Cut: A Review 19INTRODUCTIONFeminist_Porn_v3.indd 1911/14/12 2:24 PM
of Contemporary Media, eds. Julia Lesage, Chuck Kleinhans, John Hess (.ejumpcut.org); Drucilla Cornell, ed., Feminism and Pornography(New York: Oxford University Press, 2000); Linda Williams, ed., Porn Studies(Durham, NC: Duke Uni-versity Press, 2004); and Pamela Church Gibson, ed., More Dirty Looks: Gender, Por-nography and Power (London: British Film Institute, 2004).10. Gayle Rubin, “Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexu-ality,” in Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality, ed. Carole S. Vance (Bos-ton and London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984), 279.11. Rubin, “Thinking Sex,” 280.12. Tom Waugh, “ Homoerotic Representation in the Stag Film 1920–1940: Imag-ining An Audience,” Wide Angle14, no. 2 (1992): 4.13. Jill Nagle, ed., Whores and Other Feminists(New York and London: Routledge, 1997), 3. Emphasis in original text.

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