No Sex Please, We’re British (Pacific Standard)

A broader panic around “sexualization” is all over British culture. An article from the Guardian’s website last year began by asking, “Are you offended by pornographic images on magazine and newspaper shelves in supermarkets and service stations?”—and went on to ask readers to send in pictures of what they found offensive. A 2013 Channel 4 documentary, Porn on the Brain, included a former editor of “lad mag”Loaded saying, “But now, [pornography] is turning our kids into psychopaths!”

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