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Porn To Do It: Erika Lust's Cinematic Bakers Dozen
Mat Colegate , November 17th, 2015 09:06

Feminist pornographer Erika Lust picks 13 films and TV shows that have influenced her unique approach to the erotic. Slightly NSFW


Transparent (Jill Soloway, 2014 - )

This has to be one of the most important series in accurately and very beautifully representing transgender. The series tells the story of a father coming out as a trans woman to her family. But it's based entirely on the personal story of Soloway herself, which gives the every episode unfathomable depth and emotion. Soloway also made sure the entire production crew was trans-inclusive. This is especially in tune with my own philosophy – using an all-female crew to create female-centric erotica. People must have a voice to tell their own stories and the power to take part in a discourse that concerns them. The show fully deserved its two Golden Globe awards, one for Best Television series and the other to Jeffery Tambor for Best Actor in a Television Series for his portrayal of the father. TV Series today are increasingly playing a bigger role in representing the huge spectrum of varying sexualities and genders. So I can't wait to see what's next!