In a recent article for Feminist Current, Gail Dines draws parallels between two TV series currently causing a stir: Netflix’s Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On (HGWTO) and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. While the two series may appear different — The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the fictional totalitarian theocracy of Gilead, whereas HGWTO is a… Read more →
Laura Helen Marks
Laura Helen Marks is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tulane University in New Orleans. She earned her Ph.D. in English from Louisiana State University. Her work on pornographic genre, adaptation, and neo-Victorian studies has appeared in Sexualities, Phoebe, Paracinema, Salon, Gambit, and From Porno Chic to the Sex Wars, and is forthcoming in Porn Studies and Menstruation Now. Marks is also a contributor to the adult film oral history podcast, The Rialto Report. She is currently completing a book manuscript, Porning the Victorians: Erotic Adaptations and Gothic Desire.