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Pornography Use by Kinky Gay Men – A Qualitative Approach.

Wignall, L., 2019. Pornography Use by Kinky Gay Men – A Qualitative Approach. Journal of Positive Sexuality, 15 (1), 7-13.

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This study examines how kinky gay men consume and engage with pornography. Drawing on 28 in-depth interviews with self-identified kinky gay men, this study examines how pornography was discussed as a useful tool for exploring sexuality. Pornography consumption was complex and played an important role in the development of kink desires for almost all participants, being used to: explore sexual kinks; learn how to perform activities safely; and help consolidate sexual desires. Limitations and implications of this study are considered, particularly regarding the conceptual framing of pornography consumption and considerations for future with kinky individuals.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pornography; BDSM; Gay men; Kink
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:31847
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:21 Feb 2019 15:53
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:14


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