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Making Violence Sexy: Feminist Views on Pornography
"Making Violence Sexy" chronicles women's resistance to pornography over the last twenty years. It does this in a collection of feminist articles, including testimonies by victims/survivors of pornogr…
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This is Limmy’s second book.

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Tom is in a soft play with his daughters. He’s bored. He’s so bored he can move things with his mind.

A man…

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