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Feminist Porn Award

Feminist Porn Award
Official logo for the Feminist Porn Awards 2009
Awarded for Erotica focused on women and marginalized people[1]
Country Canada
Presented by Good for Her
First awarded 2006[2]
Official website _awards_porn/feminist.com.goodforherwww

The Good for Her Feminist Porn Awards, widely known as the Feminist Porn Awards (or simply FPAs),[1] is an annual adult store In Toronto, Canada.[2]

Contents

  • History 1
  • 2014 Show 2
  • Criteria 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The ceremony was originally conceived of and coordinated by former store manager Alison Lee since 2008.[3][4][5] Both the store and the ceremony are based in Toronto, Ontario, and the ceremony commonly takes place at Berkeley Church.[6][5] Despite the name of the ceremony, Lee states that the films featured at the awards (as well as the ceremony itself) are meant to appeal to men as well as women.[4]

Winners at the FPAs are awarded trophies in the shape of butt plugs.[7]

2014 Show

The 2014 show took place between April 5th - 6th and was hosted by Lex Vaughn and Ryan G. Hinds.

Criteria

According to the official website,[1] nominations for an FPA are dependent upon three criteria:

  1. Women and/or traditionally marginalized people were involved in the direction, production and/or conception of the work.
  2. The work depicts genuine pleasure, agency and desire for all performers, especially women and traditionally marginalized people.
  3. The work expands the boundaries of sexual representation on film, challenges stereotypes and presents a vision that sets the content apart from most mainstream pornography. This may include depicting a diversity of desires, types of people, bodies, sexual practices, and/or an anti-racist or anti-oppression framework throughout the production.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b c Feminist Porn Awards. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Agrell, Siri (2006-06-10). "X-rated films for red-blooded feminists: New porn caters to female pleasure fantasies".  
  3. ^ Strange bedfellows – Briarpatch Magazine. Retrieved February 11, 2012.
  4. ^ a b 'Porn with a heart' for a male audience — The Good Men Project. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  5. ^ a b Girls on Film: The 2009 Feminist Porn Awards. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  6. ^ Alison Lee: Feminist Porn Awards Pioneer - Shameless Magazine. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  7. ^ Horn, Tina (May 4, 2014). "I Attended the Ninth Annual Feminist Porn Awards".  
  8. ^ http://www.goodforher.com/feminist_porn_awards

External links

  • Official website
  • Fifth Annual (2010) Feminist Porn Awards winners
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