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Meet the couple fighting porn's race problem
Whether we're talking about its reliance on fetishization, the overt pay discrepancies or the fact that it's always been a predominantly white space, it's no secret that porn has a race problem. But after 20 years of shared experience as performers, educators and master fetish trainers, Jet-Setting Jasmine and King Noire are trying to instigate change with their award-winning adult production company, Royal Fetish Films — and it's a masterclass in leading by example.
" Jet Setting Jasmine, a psychotherapist and master fetish trainer...notes that many of her followers are black or brown women between the ages of 25 and 45, a demographic that has historically felt removed from the voting process. “It’s so important these folks are engaged,” she says."
Meet the Dominatrixes convincing submissives to vote blue. In the midst of a hotly contested presidential election, one demographic has been sorely overlooked: submissives. Dommes are going to great lengths to encourage their subs to register to vote.
"In an era when our screens are filled with constant imagery of black suffering & black death, it serves to be reminded of the beauty & tenderness that are intrinsic to our existence."
King Noire's poem "Sage" explores Pain, Pleasure & Black Love: The adult star and community activist wants people to know the Black community has more to offer than its pain.
"Ask almost any Black woman in the porn world and you’ll get the same answers. Less pay, fewer roles, racist titles." -Lasha Lane
A group of Black porn performers (The BIPOC Adult Industry Collective) have formed a collective calling for significant changes in the adult entertainment industry, including getting rid of agents and managers and having more Black women executives.
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The Documentary Podcast: Inside the World of the Financial Dominatrix
An exploration of the idea that money is power by looking at the fetish of financial domination.
Let's Talk About It
Taylor is joined by King Noire and Jet Setting Jasmine, who are three-time award-winning adult film stars who have dedicated their craft to creating a more inclusive and ethically sound adult entertainment industry. Together they own Jet Setting Jasmine and Royal Fetish Films where the love of the arts, film and sex education are combined to produce erotica that stimulates and engages the audience to push their sexual boundaries.
Leather Harnesses, Ball Gags, and Furries Galore: My Weekend at a Fetish Convention
"At Psychological Domination, a class hosted by Jet Setting Jasmine and King Noir, the focus was how to dominate someone using techniques of the mind."
Hip Hop Dx
Hasan Salaam Explains Balancing Porn Past With Positive Hip Hop
New Jersey native and VIPER Records recording artist Hasan Salaam offers a slightly different perspective on the adult sex industry though. His marked passion for porn is much deeper than chasing a thrill under the guise of a job title. For those familiar with Hasan’s narrative, his aim is an exact facsimile of everything he stands for.
OnlyFans is like Instagram for NSFW images. Top Influencers explain how they're building big followings and earning 6 figures on the "paywall of porn"
King Noire, a sex worker on OnlyFans who specializes in kink and BDSM says that finding and developing a niche should be a creator's first priority.