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How much of the anti-pornography feeling is related to misogyny? Do some feminists consider it taboo for a woman to enjoy the passive position? Is the anti-porn feeling related also to homophobia?
If I remember correctly, for the Romans what was taboo for men was to be the passive partner. The taboo was not on homosexuality so much as passivity in sexual relations. I suppose you might call it the slave-role in a master slave relationship. Are we dealing with something like that here?
In a democratic age of increasing freedom in regards to lifestyle, is the one taboo a choice away from freedom? Zizek examines this is The Ticklish Subject. Food for thought.
Is this really a democratic age of increasing freedom to lifestyle? A democracy can set the ideal conditions for a more restricted community (a tyranny of the majority). To compare social conceptions of homosexuality today and a few thousand years ago would be drastically different, perhaps more restrictive. If history is progressive, then I will eat my hat (which I never wear). What is the "one taboo" and how does choosing a taboo take one away from freedom? A given taboo could very well take you closer to freedom than away from it.
If you truly think about it, Pornogrophy is prostitution but not in person. Prostitutes have existed for a long time, even though they are frowned upon.
Here's a situation. What if two lovers in a monogamous relationship decide to sell a video of their sex life, to make some extra money? It would be difficult to call that prostitution.
prostitution; noun, of prostitute; noun, especially a woman or homosexual man, who accepts money in return for sexual intercourse or sexual acts. -verb, 1 to put (eg one's talents) to an unworthy use 2 to offer (oneself or someone else) as a prostitute. From Latin 'prostituere', to offer for sale.
Not diffucult at all.
But see how this dictionary and the world of words is biased.
Why especially women or homosexual men?
Because straight men give it away for free?
But they are accepting money not for the sex, which they enjoy anyway, but for sharing an otherwise private moment. It is difficult. I would say you would only confuse your listener if you used the word "prostitute" in this case.
You are the one who used the word 'prostitution', would it be sold if it were not for the sexual acts, talents?
In the interest of keeping the thread on track, what the OP (awoelt) wants to know is;
what kind of argument could you come up with for prostitution.
Although the finer points of pornography and prostitution are being discussed (all of which are very good arguments), its probably best to stick to the original topic the OP wishes to know. Otherwise, we should probably start a new thread on prostitution, etc.