From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
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- Sex (activity) : An activity generally involving genital contact, such as when the penis enters part of another person's body, most commonly the vagina, for the purposes of pleasure and sometimes reproduction.
- Erotica : Add brief definition or description
- Soft-core pornography : Visual, audio, or multimedia material that may suggest but not depict actual penetrative or ejaculatory sex acts; usually has partial or full nudity; some definitions include erotic imagery that conveys sexual desirability, such as pin-up art, but not usually imagery that uses sexual imagery to gather attention, as with advertising
- Pin-up art : Artistic genre that concentrates on presenting posing women.
- Hard-core pornography : In general, pornographic material that explicitly describes or depicts sex acts, including insertion and ejaculation
- Child pornography : Add brief definition or description
Favoring adult access
- American Civil Liberties Union : American political action group founded in 1920 for protection of civil liberties.
- American Library Association : Formed "to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. library service and librarianship; it focuses in five areas: Diversity, Equity of Access, Education and Continuous Learning, intellectual freedom, and 21st Century Literacy; Advisory Committee, Congressional Internet Caucus
Activists from inside
- Nina Hartley : (1959-, b. Marie Louise Hartman) American pornographic actress and director; sex educator and registered nurse
- Sharon Mitchell : (1956-) Retired actress and dancer who first toured with the Martha Graham company, then, in 1970, began performing in pornography; cofounder of the Adult Industry Health Foundation, and sexuality counselor in California; doctorate from Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, which has limited accreditation
- Vivid Entertainment : Major U.S. producer of pornographic videos; generally considered to be the standard-setter for production values in that industry
- Family Research Council : A lobbying spinoff of Focus on the Family; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Concerned Women for America : A 30-year-old group with a declared mission of bringing Biblical values into all levels of public policy of the United States; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Morality in Media : A U.S. organization that uses legal and education measures against what it considers pornography and obscenity; Affiliate, Alliance Defense Fund
- Alliance Defense Fund : A legal alliance and information service supporting social conservatives who believe in Biblical inerrancy, and that the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the exercise of their rights in what they term a "culture war"; partner ministry of Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview
- Pat Trueman : Special counsel to the Alliance Defense Fund of Arizona, a national public interest law firm, working on obscenity, indecency, pornography and the protection of communities from sexually-oriented businesses; counsel to the Guardian of Angels Foundation, which targets child sex abuse and as law enforcement director for Capitol Cities Partners, Washington, D.C., on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Rescue and Restore Campaign advising federal and state law enforcement officials on human trafficking; Former Chief, U.S. Department of Justice's Child Exploitation & Obscenity Section (1983-1993); signatory to 2007 Morality in Media letter on .XXX
- Council of Conservative Citizens : U.S. social conservative group, emphasizing white, European, Christian culture; successor to White Citizens' Council and considered racist; politically active
- Traditional Values Coalition : Add brief definition or description
- Teledildonics : Originally proposed as a thought experiment by Ted Nelson, a telepresence application in which physically remote partners could share the external sensations of a sexual encounter; continues to be discussed in the virtual reality community and also has applicability to such things as a remote physical examination
- Moral panic : A condition, episode, person or group of persons emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests; its nature is presented in a stylized and stereotypical fashion by the mass media; the moral barricades are manned by editors, bishops, politicians and other right-thinking people; socially accredited experts pronounce their diagnosis and solutions; ways of coping are revolved or (more often) resorted to. Stanley Cohen