Erotica vs. Pornography  

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"Erotica is as different from pornography as love is from rape, as dignity is from humiliation, as partnership is from slavery, as pleasure is from pain." --"Erotica vs. Pornography ", 1983, Gloria Steinem

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"Erotica vs. Pornography" is an essay by Gloria Steinem, adapted from “Erotica and Pornography: A Clear and Present Difference,” Ms. magazine, November 1978, 53, and “Pornography – Not Sex but the Obscene Use of Power,” Ms. magazine, August 1977, 43. The essay was anthologized in the book Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions (1983).

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