Does the platform, “Only Fans”, where nudity depictions are welcomed, empower women?
We think it may provide them with actual currency, and their submissions should be judged in the marketplace
ABC News produced a new special report on a new sex platform called onlyfan.com.
Emily Jashinsky writes in The Federalist that the “result of the investigation, however, is a journalistic abomination that endorses ‘sex work’ without any severe pushback, framing OnlyFans as a feminist achievement.
Not only is the report a shameless breach of journalistic neutrality, but it’s also an unqualified endorsement of DIY (do it yourself) pornography—and amid a lousy economy, helping OnlyFans capitalize on working-class desperation by enabling and encouraging more and more people to prostitute themselves from the comfort of their own homes. The internet is forever, and snap decisions made to pay rent don’t just fade away.” Source: thefederalist.com.
Jashinsky opines that ABC frames the practice of displaying amateurish nude depictions as a form of empowerment for women and ignores the collateral damages that may revisit rash decisions made during times of need.
We don’t know whether sexual pictures, videos, acts of other nudity content empowers women or men: We think it may provide them with actual currency, and their submissions should be judged in the marketplace. There are potential perils associated with naked depictions; however, there are dangers in most business endeavors. Such ventures are undertaken in the bare sense, without the benefit of guarantees of outcomes or specific contingencies, but we support their right to engage,