Articles and Press
The Definitive Guide to the Digital Economy Act and the UK Porn Ban - Tom Bradbury, Privacy Hub, 27 March 2019
Britain's Pornographer and Puritan Coalition - Nick Cowen, Notes on Liberty, 12 March 2019
Porn Block: How will the new UK laws work? - Sophie Gallagher, HuffPost, 12 March 2019
El Reg talks to PornHub sister biz AgeID - and an indie pornographer - about age verification - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 4 February 2019
UK's new porn law being challenged in court - Christina Bonnington, The Daily Dot, 10 September 2018
Pornographer crowdfunds a legal challenge to UK gov's age verification plans - Alan Martin, The Inquirer, 10 September 2018
Activists rattle tin to take UK's pr0n block to court - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 10 September 2018
UK push for 'porn passes' raises privacy and data concerns - Lydia Morrish, WikiTRIBUNE, 28 May 2018
UK age-checking smut overlord won't be able to handle the pressure - critics - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 8 May 2018
All you need to know about the UK's porn block for under 18s - Nicholas Rotherham, BBC Newsbeat, 27 April 2018
Everything you need to know about UK.gov's pr0n block - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 22 March 2018
Sites like Pornhub and Brazzer to require user's name and address - Tom Wood, LadBible, 2 February 2018
Some porn sites will now require your name and address before you can use them - Jeff Parsons, The Mirror, 2 February 2018
Pornhub will now ask for users' names and addresses before they browse in a move that has triggered fears of Ashley Madison-style blackmail leaks - Stewart Pateron, Mail Online, 1 February 2018
Pornhub will now make millions of horny punters register their phone number, address and date of birth before signing up under new porn laws - James Cox, The Sun, 31 January 2018
Porn giant MindGeek denies planning to snoop on UK viewers - Tom Cheshire, Sky News, 27 January 2018
Brit film board proposed as overlord of online pr0nz age checks - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 15 December 2017
UK porn is about to change in a way you're not going to like - Matt Blake, Vice, 24 November 2017
Pornhub owner may become the UK's gatekeeper of online porn - Daniel Cooper, Engaget, 23 November 2017
Privacy Pass protocol promises private perusing - Rebecca Hill, The Register, 14 November 2017
UK pornographers fear age verification laws may harm business - Alexander J. Martin, Sky News, 7 November 2017
Myles Jackman, Pandora Blake to speak at ORGCon next week - Rhett Pardon, XBIZ, 26 October 2017
Digital Economy Bill
The Death of Kink? - Nana Baah, Artefact, 6 February 2017
Why the UK’s new laws could destroy queer & female-led porn - Jake Hall, Dazed Digital, 30 November 2016
Insecure, ineffective and dangerous: The reality of the UK's new porn bill - John Lubbock, politics.co.uk, 24 November 2016
What the New British Porn Bill Means for You - Girl on the Net, Vice, 23 November 2016
UK government to ban ‘non-conventional’ sex from porn sites - Dominique Sisley, Dazed Digital, 23 November 2016
The Backlash Kink Olympixxx/Obscene Pornography Law
'Obscene' pornography law change is a victory for free speech - Rahul Verma, Rights Info, 1 February 2019
Ban on fetish porn including BDSM overturned in England in landmark ruling - Matilda Long, Yahoo News, 31 January 2019
Obscene and not heard - The Economist, 22 Oct 2016
Watching your porn - Critics cite privacy concerns as UK considers age verification law for porn sites - David Gilbert, Vice News, 19 Oct 2016
Feminist Pornographers Stage a 'Fisting Volleyball' Protest Outside Parliament - Sirin Kale, Broadly,18 Oct 2016
Lingerie-clad activists want you to know about a law that will change the way you watch porn - Nicole Morley, Metro.co.uk, 18 Oct 2016
These People Are Angry You Might Soon Have To Show ID To Watch Porn Online - Marie Le Conte, Buzzfeed, 17 Oct 2016
A lawyer, MPs and some gimp suits - The Brief, Times Law, 5 Oct 2016
'Backlash Kink Olympixxx' Protest Slated for Oct. 17 in London - Rhett Pardon, XBiz, 4 October 2016
Lawyer backs kinky Olympixxx in call for change in sex laws - Solicitors Journal, 4 Oct 2016
Ofcom appeal win for Dreams of Spanking
THE SEX FILES: Interview with Pandora Blake Part 2 - Ralph Greco, Short 'n' Sweet NYC, 6 October 2016
THE SEX FILES: Interview with Pandora Blake, Part 1 - Ralph Greco, Short 'n' Sweet NYC, 29 September 2016
Pandora Blake Fights Censorship Of Fetish Porn - Lilly O'Donnell, The Establishment, 27 September 2016
Squirting, Spanking, and the Sexist Censorship of UK Porn - Dirge Magazine, 16 June 2016
Pandora Blake Gives Censorship a Spanking - Echobase, 14 June 2016
Ofcom U-turn highlights ‘disarray’ of pornography laws - Jonathan Ames, The Brief, 7 June 2016
Ofcom Reverses ATVOD Decisions on Appeal - Rhett Pardon, XBiz, 7 June 2016
UK pornography laws in ‘disarray’ after website ban lifted - Irish Legal Times, 7 June 2016
The feminist pornographer fighting government censorship - Dominique Sisley, Dazed Digital, 7 June 2016
Pornographer Pandora Blake wins battle, but free speech is losing the war - Jerry Barnett, Sex and Censorship, 7 June 2016
Pandora Blake, la directora de porno ético que ha ganado la batalla a la censura británica - Silvia Laboreo, Playground Magazine, 7 June 2016
Feminist’s spanking website wins censorship fight in the U.K. - Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times, 6 June 2016
Pandora Blake: DreamsOfSpanking.com Will Relaunch - Rhett Pardon, XBiz, 6 June 2016
Feminist Porn Director Gets Big Spanking Win for Fetish Sites - Sirin Kale, Broadly, 6 June 2016
U.K. pornographer Pandora Blake is back online after lengthy shutdown - Catherine Scott, The Daily Dot, 6 June 2016
Feminist Pornographer Pandora Blake Wins Right To Reinstate Sadomasochism Website - Steven Hopkins, Huffington Post, 6 June 2016
Spanking Website Wins Battle Against British Web Censors - Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason, 6 June 2016
Feminist porn director Pandora Blake wins right to reinstate fetish website in landmark ruling - Kashmira Gander, The Independent, 6 June 2016
Feminist pornographer wins right to reinstate sadomasochism website - Damien Gayle, The Guardian, 6 June 2016
Porn labour rights, feminist porn and UK porn censorship
How to be a feminist and watch porn - Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, Stylist, April 2019
Porn is not “for losers”: Pamela Anderson is wrong to blame it for Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal - Rachel Kramer Bussell, Salon, 2 September 2016
Spanking, caning and consent play: how feminist porn frees women from shame - Lilly O'Donnell, The Guardian, 25 July 2016
Sex bloggers and erotica fans flock to Bristol for Eroticon Live - Bristol Post, 22 May 2016
Susan Sarandon Should 'Do Her Research' Before Joining Porn Industry - Sputnik News, 18 May 2016
Call It 'Erotica' If You Like, But I Know I Write Porn - Girl on the Net, Huffington Post, 11 March 2016
Women in the porn industry need rights and proper pay, not token gestures - Zahra Zsuzsanna Stardust, The Conversation, 8 March 2016
Emma Watson: Check Out These Alternatives To Mainstream Porn - Kitty Stryker, Harlot Magazine, 5 March 2016
ID checks for porn: Is the U.K. infringing privacy or protecting children?" - Catherine Scott, The Daily Dot, 2 March 2016
No Sex Please, We're British: Pandora Blake Battles UK Censorship - Lauren Wissot, Global Comment, 14 Feb 2016
How can we keep porn performers safe? - Sirin Kale, Dazed, 18 Jan 2016
Meet the kinky, female-friendly porn providers targeted by U.K. censors - The Daily Dot, 4 Jan 2016
Strangulation, face-sitting, spanking banned from British porn - Zee Media Bureau, 14 Dec 2015
How new porn laws are destroying the British adult entertainment industry - Ashitha Nagesh, Metro.co.uk. 13 Dec 2015
UK porn laws a year on: A porn actress and a dominatrix on destroyed businesses and censorship - Kashmira Gander, Independent. 1 December 2015
The secret censorship of online porn - Lux Alptraum, Vice. 25 November 2015
ATVOD: This is how they shut you up - Ian Dunt, Erotic Review. 28 June 2015
Porn and feminism
The new National Theatre show tackling internet pornography - Caroline Criado-Perez, The Independent. 2 June 2015
Why labelling porn as a woman's issue is a turn-off - Fiona Sturges, The Independent. 12 March 2015.
Can porn empower women? - Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, The Guardian. 2 March 2014.
Porn is not sexy - Sam Creighton, Daily Mail. 3 March 2015
Women's Hour watches hardcore porn - Jenn Selby, The Independent. 3 March 2014.
Sponsored caning fundraiser to raise money to fight porn censorship
Meet the new generation of feminist porn producers standing up for spanking - Rebecca Reid, The Telegraph, 4 February 2015.
Meet the British porn star taking a cane to the butt to protest censorship – Frankie Mullin, Vice. 29 January 2015.
Would you sponsor this woman £10 to get caned? – Yvette Caster, Metro. 28 January 2015.
UK Performers Put Arses on the Line to Fight New Porn Regs – Emily Dubberley, Cliterati. 24 January 2015.
Challenging the new AVMS regulations
The problem with banning female ejaculation in porn - Louise Lush, Daily Life. 6 December 2014.
Porn regulation in the UK: It’s not as if we’re hurting anyone (else), say adult performers and producers - Jamie Merrill, The Independent, 5 December 2014.
Bound and gagged - the women urging a repeal of the porn laws - Zoe Williams, The Guardian, 5 December 2014.
Why the UK is banning porn studios from depicting a bunch of sex acts - Dylan Matthews, Vox, 4 December 2014.
Ethical porn, feminist porn and 'porn for women'
You hot wet XXX summer: 2018 Queer Porn Preview - Courtney Trouble, Autostraddle, 27 June 2018
Searching 'porn for women' taught me a lesson - and you need it, too - Rebecca Reid, The Telegraph. 11 January 2018
Sexo, feminismo y azotes: la activista que inventó el porno ético - Antonio Rodriguez, Playground Magazine, 3 November 2014.
Is there such a thing as ethical porn? - Zoe Williams, The Guardian, 1 November 2014.
In Toronto with the world’s feminist pornographers - BBC News Magazine, Daniel Nasaw, 9 May 2014.
50 Shares of Grey - Martin Daubney, The Sun, 22 March 2014.
Girlfriend-Friendly Porn: Tested! - FHM, February 2014.
How to improve your sex life with porn - Nichi Hodgson, Men's Health magazine, Feb 2014.
Dreams of Spanking constrained by billing regulations
Meet Pandora Blake - England's hottest spanking model and entrepreneur - Jacques Magazine, August 2013.
Pandora Blake and Censorship: Getting Spanked by the Billing Company - Slixa, 27 June 2013.
Pandora Blake Dreams of Spanking – not anti-BDSM foolishness - Violet Blue, 17 June 2013.
What the BDSM community can teach us about consent - Olivia Cassano, The Metro, 14 November 2018
What I learned at a DIY porn class - Katy Harrington, Refinery29, 21 March 2018
Pandora Blake: the porn performer turned activist helping ordinary people make their own - Heather Saul, iNews, 2 March 2018
How to make a sex tape that's actually sexy - Kemi Alemoru, Dazed, 14 February 2018
Articles by Pandora Blake
Age Verification for online porn: more harm than good? - Journal of Porn Studies, February 2019. See https://www.patreon.com/posts/age-verification-25186678
Restricting niche porn sites is a disaster for people with marginalised sexualities - The Guardian, 23 November 2016
I criticised the porn laws – and was targeted for censorship - KCL Intersectional Feminist Society, 16 December 2015
Sex workers rights are not up for debate - with Niki Adams, Politics.co.uk, 24 May 2015
Don't ask if porn "empowers" women - instead, ask if your feminism does - New Statesman, 10 March 2015
Can porn empower women? - Medium, 5 March 2015
The woman putting her arse on the line for porn – AFT Magazine, 30 January 2015.
Why I'm getting caned for charity – Eros Blog, 30 January 2015.
How to empower yourself through DIY porn - The Frisky, March 2014.
Spanking For Beginners - ForTheGirls.com, 2011.
Another case where ‘extreme porn’ legislation is used to police morality - Liberal Conspiracy, 7 January 2011.
A view from the bottom - Heresy Corner, 20 February 2009.