There will be a course on adult films at Westminster College in the US. In this course, children will watch adult films together and study gender, race and class sexualisation, as per the college catalogue.
Description of this course reads “adult video” as American as apple pie and more popular than Sunday night football,”
This is listed as a film course where students will analyze adult film industry as a cultural phenomenon that reflects and reinforces sexual inequalities”
However petition against this course claims that this “creates an unsafe environment for students and faculty and normalizes adult film in culture.”
What students will do in this course?
Students will watch adult films in class, according to the college, and “discuss the sexualization of race, class, and gender and as an experimental, radical art form.”
They will learn it as a cultural phenomenon and discuss complex issues around this.
This will be a elective course where students will learn about this social issue and will try to normalise things.
Adult Film is Part of peoples life, why they hide this fact?
Around 35% of global downloads on internet is adult content. Adult FIlm use is not inherently adult content a problem for intimate relationships. Viewing can be a good way to stimulate arousal and can be a bonding activity between partners. However, excessive porn use can lead to difficulties in the bedroom, infidelity and other relationship issues.
About Westminster college
Westminster College is a private, independent college dedicated to student learning. College website says we are a community of learners with along and honoured tradition of caring deeply about students and their education.
We offer liberal arts and professional education in courses of study for undergraduate, selected graduate, and other innovative degree and non-degree programs. Students are challenged to experiment with ideas, raise questions,critically examine alternatives,and make informed decisions.