Worse than Objects

The Depiction of Black Women and Men and Their Sexual Relationship in Pornography




A content analysis of 1741 scenes from XVideos and Pornhub found that these pornography sites promote racist stereotypes by depicting black women as targets of sexual aggression and black men as more sexually aggressive and less intimate with their partners than their white counterparts. Depictions of aggression towards women were highest in scenes featuring black couples compared to all other racial pairings. Mainstream pornography normalizes and profits from harmful racist stereotypes.


To read the full article from the National Center On Sexual Exploitation, go to:

https://endsexualexploitation.org/articles/research-spotlight/depiction-of-black-people-in-pornography/