Articles and Press

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 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

PASSPORT FOR PORN Pro-porn protesters gather outside Parliament to campaign against regulations requiring adult websites to demand proof users are over 18 - The Sun, 18 October 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

Protesters Are Holding a 'Squirting Water Fight' to Combat a Worrying New Internet Bill - Frankie Mullin, 7 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

Ban on fetish website in UK lifted - Deccan Chronicle, 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

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, 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 censorshipFrankie 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 RegsEmily 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'

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.

 

Articles by Pandora Blake

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 pornAFT Magazine, 30 January 2015.

Why I'm getting caned for charityEros 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.