On whether it is bad or good to watch, the jury is still out. Those that argue that is bad mostly base their argument on moral and religious grounds. From a scientific and wellness stand, others argue that is actually a good thing. Provided the parties involved are consenting and of legal age, there is no exploitation, violence or offence to the decency of the parties, then, is just another form of entertainment just like a musical or a concert. has its benefits if it is looked at from an economic and social point, but opponents ignore these.
For starters, the industry is a multibillion dollar industry. This industry makes over fourteen billion dollars annually. The industry employs countless men and women who without it would be without a job. With jobs being very scarce in the current times, every job that is available counts. Most of the people working in the business will tell you that this is not their ideal job but they do not mind the income they make from it. With all these economic benefits, can be taken to be an economic stimulus.
serves the purpose of educating people on sex Most parents are not comfortable discussing sex with their children and as result the burden of educating children on sex is left to the schools. Teachers are also not very good either at teaching the children about sex. The result of this is kids going through their puberty being sexually ignorant and they become sexually ignorant and unhealthy adults. can a good source of sex education for these adults. can help them satisfy the curiosity that they had through their teenage years.
also serves to boost libido and sexual health. Studies on the correlation of and increased libido showed a positive relationship between the two. One study from the University of California found that people who watch more have a higher sexual drive. Contrary to popular belief, it is a very safe industry for those that work in it. Chances of a person contracting an STI like HIV while performing in the films are very rare. Strict regulations ensure that the routine testing for HIV and other STIs is done. Rare cases of exploitation and abuse has occurred but still the industry is much safer than most other professions. Watching has also been found to be a wellness factor for example in the reduction of anxiety and stress by reducing the production of the hormone cortisol.