Susan Elizabeth Shepard
Backpage, a website where escorts frequently post classified ads, just won an injunction against a county sheriff with aims to shut them down. This isn't only a victory for Backpage; it's a victory for the first amendment.
The contest's judges were supposed to rate vaginas on "20 percent physical beauty, 20 percent talent, 60 percent vagina beauty," but shock value mattered more than anything else.
Missoula prides itself on being unlike any other place, in Montana or anywhere else. But in wrestling with its sexual assault problem, it faces a familiar struggle.
The film offers unexamined statements about the industry and vague intimations that doing porn harms women and that watching it warps men.
Strip clubs are an ideal place to spend the Christmas holidays, if you like the holidays enough to be around other people but not enough for a typical celebration.