Sexes: Women's War on Porn

Feminists take to the streets with a new battle cry

The scene: a seedy storefront in New York City's Times Square district. Inside a tawdry slide show is under way. The brutal image of a woman being raped flashes onto the screen, then another of a woman in the throes of masochistic ecstasy as she is strangled by her lover. Still other pictures show women being mutilated and even killed.

This is standard pornographic fare, but for the horrified spectators, most of them women, last week's show was a shocker. After they saw the slides,...

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