viergacht:

Took a break from commissions today to draw this for myself - two of the best sitcom families. 

viergacht:

Took a break from commissions today to draw this for myself - two of the best sitcom families. 

Thursday Jul 7 @ 02:10am

If i could be somebody else..well, I think I would for you.

Thursday Jul 7 @ 12:04am

missazula:

…what matters is the part we choose to act on.

Wednesday Jul 7 @ 07:11pm
mehgehd:

I love this gif.

mehgehd:

I love this gif.

Wednesday Jul 7 @ 12:56pm
This is why I want a polar bear

This is why I want a polar bear

Tuesday Jul 7 @ 01:05am
Tuesday Jul 7 @ 01:04am

As it turns out, the lovely woman who told me I should be a writer had a great review in People magazine.

Maybe everyone’s right and I should start writing again?

Monday Jul 7 @ 11:09pm
Monday Jul 7 @ 12:49am

missmagrathea:

emmatavasci:

 

Porn Actress Exposes Industry: Trafficking in the Porn Industry - The Pink Cross

Elements of Sex Trafficking

Act: Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons;

Means: Threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or vulnerability, or giving payments or benefits to a person in control of the victim;

Purpose: Prostitution of others, sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, or slavery.

- From the 2000 UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, ratified by 154 countries. (x)

[Highlighted elements of sex trafficking in the porn industry connect with the examples Lubben gives in this specific gifset, other elements do occur in the porn industry as well].

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"The federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act defines the crime of human trafficking as:

A. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age, or

B. The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.” - (x)

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… [P]ersons are trafficked into the international sex trade, often by force, fraud, or coercion. The sex industry has rapidly expanded over the past several decades. It involves sexual exploitation of persons, predominantly women and girls, involving activities related to prostitution, pornography, sex tourism, and other commercial sexual services. The low status of women in many parts of the world has contributed to a burgeoning of the trafficking industry. -
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA). TVPA combats trafficking in persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and involuntary servitude. It has been reauthorized three times since its initial passage: (x)

for all the people who think there’s nothing wrong with porn, here’s another example.

Saturday Jul 7 @ 01:19am

4insley:

The older I get the more this resonates with me

Saturday Jul 7 @ 01:18am
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