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UW-La Crosse had ex-porn star Hartley on campus to lecture

Nov 06, 2018 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

If you want to stimulate discussion about an uncomfortable but important topic and illustrate why free speech is a good thing on a college campus, invite a former porn actress to be a guest speaker.

That's what University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow said he had in mind when he paid $5,000 from his office fund - not state tax dollars - to hire Nina Hartley.

Hartley, 59, gave a strictly optional lecture on campus last week entitled: "Fantasy vs. Reality: A critical view o...