A flurry of tabloid reporting placed Knox at the center of a media firestorm, where she was the subject of fascination, scorn, public shaming and threats. Eloquent, educated, entrepreneurial and willing to speak her mind, Knox published public replies to her detractors, but even those replies were met with skepticism and scorn. Apparently, prurient concern for porn stars -- well-meaning as it may seem -- rarely includes listening when an actual sex worker speaks or writes about her experiences. Why she started doing porn: "It sounded like fun. After that, erotic modeling became a hobby: "I was a personal assistant for a guerrilla marketer in Philadelphia at the time.
Adult Stars Reveal How They Got Into The Business
Ex-Porn Star Tells the Truth About the Porn Industry
Today, more and more folks are choosing their own unique ways to make a living outside the grind. If a flexible schedule with pleasurable tasks is what you're after, then according to a new WoodRocket video about why porn stars got into porn , working in the adult industry just might be for you. Unfortunately, the pejorative, old school narratives about the reasons women are motivated to work in porn still circulate. You know, the ones which say all adult actresses have an abusive past they're escaping which leads them to right into the evil clutches of the abusive men running the industry? That's not to say it's all rosy for everyone — because, come on, what person's life and career path ever is — but let's be real about the agency so many women in the industry have today. If you could show this video to sex-negative fear mongers the world over, they might be surprised to know that their corporate colleagues, their babysitters, their waitresses and even, yes, their daughters and sisters and mothers could easily choose to leave the slog of the civilian world to make more money and feel pretty damn awesome about it.
Why These 3 Women Chose To Go Into Porn -- And How The World Treats Them Because Of It
Want to write for the Covenant Eyes blog? Share the story of your journey to freedom from pornography. Let us know how you overcame porn or how Covenant Eyes has made a difference in your life or the lives of those you love. Shelley, an ex-porn star, is the founder and president of The Pink Cross Foundation. Through the Pink Cross, Shelley is a missionary to the sex industry, reaching out to adult industry workers offering emotional, financial, and transitional support for those who want out of porn.
By Helen Lawson for the Daily Mail. It is billed as 'the oldest profession' - but why do women with apparently good career prospects choose to take part in porn? One documentary maker followed 16 adult film stars to find out why 'young, pretty, good girls' choose to have sex on camera - and claims most of them simply like sex and power. Deborah Anderson, a photographer, says she was inspired to explore these women's stories after casting a porn star in a photo shoot for a magazine. Many of the adult film actresses featured in Aroused were on the red carpet last night.