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gynocraticgrrl:

Cognitive therapist Mary Anne Layden on predatorial permission-giving beliefs and the grooming of victims in a porned digital-information age.

"When information is passed using words the listener typically weighs and assesses the believability of the message. When we hear words we tend to hear them as ideas or opinions, often the listener is counter-arguing against those ideas inside their heads. You can be deciding right now that what I’m saying doesn’t make any sense and you can be challenging my verbal statements internally. But unlike words, pictures don’t work that way.

None of you are counter-arguing against the fact that I’m sitting here or that this is a table. Pictures are mentally processed as events, as facts, and are stored unbuffered and unchallenged. If you see it, then it happened and is true. Pictures are truly worth a thousand words.

The Internet is an ideal medium for the spread of sexual permission giving beliefs. The sexual Internet sites by their very nature say that sex is a commodity for sale. Anything that you can buy, you can steal.

Sexual images of women and children are entertainment, sexual access becomes an entitlement, the individuals who are in these pictures do not appear to feel degraded, abused, physically and visually invaded. They appear to be enjoying the interaction. It’s an event.

Perpetrators now ‘know’ that children like to have sex with adults, they know it’s true because they have seen it. Perpetrators show these images to children to break down the inhibitions of children. Children now ‘know’ that children like to have sex with adults. They know it’s true because they have seen it.

For both the predator and the child these images produce permission-giving beliefs.” - Dr. Mary Anne Layden, Porn in Library

markliddell:

bisexiel:

ravenclawsleftclaw:

bisexiel:

BISEXUALS ARE NOT CONFUSED

Bisexuals are not confused

BISEXUALS. ARE. NOT. CONFUSED.

BISEXUALS ARE NOT CONFUSED

bisexuals are not confused god this is like the easiest concept ever you piece of shit douchewagon why can’t you just fucking accept it it’s absolutely infuriating

idk im kind of confused on taxes?? 

BISEXUALS ARE ONLY SLIGHTLY CONFUSED ABOUT A FEW THINGS

LIKE TAXES AND AP CALC AND THE OCCASIONAL RIDDLE

I need a dinosaur friend to remind me of this more often.

I need a dinosaur friend to remind me of this more often.

Locked bedroom doors make me nervous, and that’s NOT a metaphor. It is not an artistic choice, when I flinch away from my lover’s touch. There is nothing symbolic in the things women are taught to do to keep themselves from being raped.
Briana Zora Libby, "Trigger Warning" (via expectimperfection)

crimsonandsnow:

It’s time we make a habit of going out of our ways to serve others + genuinely expecting absolutely nothing in return.

graffeti:

there are 7,000,000,000 people on this planet do you know how many of them want to date me the answer is 0

gosamgo:

My bulletin board for this month.

gosamgo:

My bulletin board for this month.