Gail Dines

Scholar and social critic, Dines is at the forefront of the anti-pornography movement, leading the efforts to raise awareness of the connections between pornography, misogyny and violence.

  • Founding member of Stop Porn Culture – an educational and activist group of academics, anti-violence experts, and community organizers whose mission is to challenge the pornography industry and an increasingly pornographic pop culture
  • Author of the acclaimed books Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality and Gender, Race and Class in Media
  • Scholar, author, and educator whose work on media and pornography has appeared nationally in academic journals and magazines such as Time and Newsweek.
  • Recipient of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights

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Fabulous! Rave reviews all around. The presentation was great and so was Gail! Thanks.

- Westminster College

Gail Dines’ lecture was enlightening, her research illuminating, and her passion contagious.

- Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Gail far exceeded our expectations. She gave a spectacular lecture full of humor, empirical data and a powerful analysis of how porn is impacting young people's (both women and men) lives.

- St. Louis Community College-Meramec