Donna Dolore is a porn empresario who turned her childhood struggles with intense shame into her own liberation. Jon Ronson visited one of Donna’s shoots—the theme of which was a public shaming—to explore how oftentimes, porn actors are able to avoid feeling any shame because they take care of one another, protect one another, and take refuge in the idea of lessening other people’s shame by making private fantasies public.
Donna Dolore Character Timeline in So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed
The timeline below shows where the character Donna Dolore appears in So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7: Journey to a Shame-Free Paradise
Chapter 9: A Town Abuzz over Prostitution and a Client List