Tatiana de Laai
Tatiana de Laai is a Brazilian anthropologist. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences and a PhD in Anthropology. She specializes in anthropology of consumption, particularly as related to identity, fan studies, and the internet. Her passion for film, literature and pop culture are reflected in her contribution to the electronic magazine Aventura de Ler.
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Women are being recognised as consumers of pornography increasingly which potentially can change how compulsory heterosexuality and gender stereotypes are embedded in media. Here we explore the contradictions between women consuming porn and sexual violations of female performers, and how do we then understand, research and talk about consumption of pornography.