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Nothing wrong with Against Sadomasochism, I'd just prefer something more recent and up to date as it was written before internet porn.

It also doesn't have to specifically single out the BDSM community, since many practitioners of violent or "rough" sex nowadays no longer define themselves as part of a subculture.

Nothing wrong with *Against Sadomasochism,* I'd just prefer something more recent and up to date as it was written before internet porn. It also doesn't have to specifically single out the BDSM community, since many practitioners of violent or "rough" sex nowadays no longer define themselves as part of a subculture.

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Gail Dines touches upon how porn rewires the brain to choose violence against women in sex in her book Pornland, however it’s more about porn than it is about specifically condemning BDSM/violent sex

Has anyone read Rough: How violence has found its way into the bedroom and what we can do about it by Rachel Thompson?

It looks like it's along those lines but it's still on my to-read list.

Okay so I looked it up on goodreads and the summary makes a big song and dance about it being trans inclusive and kink positive while the reviews say that it’s not kinky enough and promotes the “false narrative” that women are predominantly the victims of sexual violence while men are predominantly the perpetrators 💀

I'm interested in this too. The only thing that comes to mind for me is Andrea Dworkin's 'Pornography,' which is also quite old.

These have sections on BDSM, also you can get pdfs online. The second one has a lot on the gay sex wars of the 1990s following the AIDS crisis, which I found an interesting parallel to the feminist sex wars of the 1980s.

Dorchen Leidholdt and Janice G. Raymond, editors. 1990. The sexual liberals and the attack on feminism.

Sheila Jeffreys, 2003. Unpacking Queer Politics: A lesbian feminist perspective.