Overnight, there was one less place where queer men, and queer people, can be kinky, explorative, and curious. Tumblr was more than the best porn on the internet — it was a place where many of us discovered ourselves, discovered our interests, and found others. The reality of the ban is something a bit more alarming, something everyone both inside and outside the sex worker community should be concerned about: It is sweeping censorship on a site used by queer people everywhere and is part of a censorship trend that is disproportionately erasing queer people. Browse the list, and list any I might have missed in the comments. At the sex toy company where I work, we hire porn stars to showcase our products in sexy videos. Instead of browsing agency databases for talent, we simply get on Twitter.
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As you may have heard by now, on Monday, Tumblr announced that in just a couple weeks it will be banning porn from its platform as part of a change to its rules. Now, of course, Tumblr has every right to run its platform however it sees fit, but it does seem notable that it wasn't all that long ago that Tumblr openly defended the fact that Tumblr hosts a bunch of "Not Safe For Work" content, explaining that they supported free speech, and didn't want to be in the business of carefully determining whether or not something was "artful" photography or just porn. Of course, that was before Verizon bought Yahoo which had previously bought Tumblr. As Wired points out, this move to ban all porn comes just weeks after Apple banned the Tumblr app from the App Store over some illegal images even after Tumblr was alerted and took those images down.