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Can porn be feminist?

The hallmarks of feminism: securing the right to vote, Roe v. Wade, the women’s march… and… getting railed on camera?  Porn has consistently been a source of controversy within the feminist movement. Some feminists argue it perpetuates harmful stereotypes and objectifies women, while others emphasize its potential as a form of sexual expression and agency for some women. Is it possible to have 'feminist pornography'? Can explicit adult content truly empower women rather than objectify them? Let's explore how feminist porn could redefine sexual pleasure while challenging gender inequality in the mainstream porn industry. Understanding Feminist Pornography Feminist pornography aims [...]

afterglow’s Ethical Film Standards

The term “ethical porn” has been a hot button topic within the adult entertainment industry for years. But, what exactly does it mean? How can porn be ethical? As an ethical porn company, we’ve laid out our guidelines for what makes our porn ethical.  1. Highlights the pleasure of all participants  If you’ve ever watched porn and thought, “There is no way she is that satisfied!”, then you may be watching content that disproportionately emphasizes pleasure. Too often in porn, the pleasure of non-male actors are either completely disregarded or clownishly exaggerated for those watching.  At afterglow, however, we focus [...]

Do Women Watch Porn?

It's no secret that erotica has long been associated with men. However, what often remains hidden in the shadows is the growing number of women who have discovered a world of sensuality, connection, and self-discovery within its tantalizing stories. Want to know more about women who watch porn? Let’s evaluate some misconceptions surrounding women and porn, women’s porn preferences, and its impact on sexual health.  Understanding the Prevalence of Women Watching Porn Let's shatter a popular myth: women watch porn, and they do it more often than you might think. According to a survey from PornHub, Nearly one-third of all [...]

What do women look for in porn?

Not very long ago, pornography was considered an industry run by men, for men. I mean, why would women have any sexual desires, right? Well, wrong. And they’re making sure we know it.  According to, 60.2% of women watch porn. Yet, like many other facets of society, the porn industry tends to prioritize men’s sexual desires. But shouldn’t we also consider what women want to watch?  When examining what women look for in porn, it's important to consider that women's sexual preferences cannot be generalized. Just like other facets of their lives, every woman has unique desires that make [...]

Momotaro Apotheca on Embracing Sensual Self-Care: Aftercare and Comfort in the Bedroom

All Afterglow members receive 20% off their first purchase at Momotaro Apotheca with code “AFTERGLOW” By Lindsay Wynn Sexual intimacy is a beautiful and natural part of life, offering connection, pleasure, and exploration. However, it's essential to remember that it can sometimes lead to physical discomfort. You're not alone if you've ever found yourself searching for answers to queries like "my vagina hurts after sex," "pain during sex," or even my “vulva is on fire".  Dive into discomfort with us and we divulge our own post pleasure practices for optimal vulva and vaginal health.     Understanding Post-Sex Physical Discomfort. Sexual [...]

Is porn for women more realistic?

Have you ever watched one of those pornos where the woman cums in 10 seconds from sex that honestly looks kind of painful? Yeah, not very realistic is it? It seems like this type of erotica is made by men, for men.  But what would porn look like if it was made by women, for women? Well, good thing you don’t have to wonder! Together, we’ll step into the world of women-centric porn, an intriguing genre that challenges harmful norms promoted by mainstream porn.  What makes women-centric porn more realistic than mainstream adult content? This genre, on the rise globally, [...]

How to have sex with yourself

What would you do if you got to sleep side-by-side with the sexiest person you know, every night? Now, imagine if you knew how to pleasure them exactly how they wanted. Well, I have good news… that person can be yourself!  Sex is a vital part of our lives, but unfortunately solo sex or masturbation often gets overlooked. Self-pleasure can be a valuable tool for gaining insight into your body and fostering healthy sexual habits. It's time we shine some light on how to have sex with yourself. The Importance of Solo Sex Solo sex can boost bedroom confidence like [...]

Is it good for couples to watch porn?

You’re feeling horny, so you grab your favorite sex toy and press play on the first porn video you see. Now, imagine if your partner was sitting right next to you while you watched. You both become uncontrollably horny from watching that new sex position before trying it out yourselves.  But, this begs the question, is it good for couples to watch porn? We think so (obviously)! Not only will we list the potential benefits of watching porn in your relationship, but we will also give you some tips on how the experience can be as healthy and communicative as [...]

Why do people like getting cucked?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to watch your partner get fucked? Or does this sound absolutely horrifying? Either way, we’re here to explore the age-old question: why do people like getting cucked? Together, we’ll delve into cucking’s enticing paradox of pain and pleasure. From the voyeuristic intrigue to the dominance-submission dynamics, cucking incorporates a variety of kinks that make it oh so sexy. While it may seem bizarre to some, it also has the potential to spice up your sex life in ways you’ve never imagined.  Who knows? Maybe it’ll become your next fantasy… What is [...]

Love yourself in latex lingerie

Are you getting bored of the same old lace lingerie set in your closet? Us too! Luckily, there’s plenty of options for you to expand your lingerie collection. Latex lingerie, for example, is a thrilling and seductive way to show off your curves and feel totally confident in your skin. But, like anything new, it can be intimidating to start exploring this sexy trend. We’ll cover everything you need to know about latex lingerie – from why you should give it a try, to how to care for and wear it with confidence. So, grab a cup of tea or [...]

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