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This paper is the second of a two part paper. Part one, 'What's Morality got to do with it?: The Gender-based harms of Pornography', published in the previous volume of this journal, argued that Australia's approach to regulating pornography, namely censorship, fails to specifically address the gender-based harms caused by the production and distribution of pornography. Part one argued that the preferable approach, which specifically addresses these gender-based harms, is the sex equality approach to regulation, first formulated by American feminists Catharine A MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin in the form of a civil rights ordinance. The ordinance allows persons harmed by pornography to sue for those harms on the basis that pornography is an issue of sex discrimination.

'What's morality got to do with it? The gender-based harms of pornography', Southern Cross University Law Review, Vol. 10, 2006 (AGIS No 20063908).

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