Tag: pornography

Parliament says ‘no’ to degrading porn as bill goes to president

The National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday went against amendments proposed by the Department of Communications (DoC) in the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, by voting to retain prohibitions against the distribution of dehumanising and degrading pornography. Welcoming the NA’s decision, Cause for Justice (CFJ) Executive Director and Legal Counsel, Ryan […]

Investigation into effects of pornography needed — ACDP

There was a need for a credible and thorough investigation into the effects of pornography in South Africa, ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said in parliament this week. She warned that parts of government policy in the Film and Publications Amendment Bill before the Portfolio Committee on Communications promoted sexual exploitation and facilitated […]

Jesus, Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein scandal

Originally published in Chraisma News This past week, we learned that something really ugly lies underneath Hollywood’s sparkling glamour. Harvey Weinstein, the billionaire mogul responsible for movies including Shakespeare in Love, Chicago and The King’s Speech, was fired from his job and expelled from the Academy for Motion Picture Arts […]