About The Book
In 1946, American judge Potter Stewart famously said, I can t definepornography, but I know it when I see it.
Over seventy years later, the reverberations of this sentence are still feltacross the world. From proposed porn bans to religious morality to women srights, the assumption is that porn has a single, knowable definition. But ifone man s pornography is another woman s erotica is another person s sextape, what really counts as porn? And who gets to do the counting? In thisalternative conversation around digital sexual expression in India, RichaKaul Padte takes readers on an intimate tour of the sexy internet. Fromcamgirls to fanfiction writers, homemade videos to consent violations,Cyber Sexy is an unflinching deep dive into the messy terrain of whatit means to seek out pleasure online. The question of whether or notsomething counts as porn is, ultimately, left up to the reader. After all, you llknow it when you see it, right?
About The Author
Richa grew up in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, and became aperson inBrighton, England. She is co-founder and managing editor of the award-winning publication Deep Dives, and her writing has appeared in severalplaces,including Buzzfeed, VICE, GQ, Racked, the Caravan, India Today,Open and Rolling Stone. Cyber Sexy is her first book.