1. elenamorelli:

    { a sea of stars }

    (via vampire-campfire)

     
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  3. fuckyeahsexeducation:

    fckdiamondsigotspinach:

    exgynocraticgrrl:

    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)

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    THAT IS RAPE

    We need to be talking about this and we need to be making sex work safe. No one should be made to feel like this treatment is okay.

    (via sixpenceee)

     
  4. sixpenceee:

    littlekiwifrog:

    Tear-drinking Butterflies

    In the Amazon, it’s not uncommon to see groups of colorful butterflies fluttering around turtles basking along the river. This is because they drink the turtles’ tears—an invaluable source of salt for the herbivorous butterflies.

    (source)

    This is so cool

     
  5. josebambi:

    saw one of these things for the USA. decided we needed an english version.

    (via karuexists)

     
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  8. darning-socks:

    ((The ability to appreciate and evaluate human aesthetic is not determined by your sexuality))

    (via roboshittingrainbows)

     
  9. My tumblr app is glitching and apparently you’re the only person I follow 37 times

     
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  12. tricksterswings:

    spud-buster:

    lovethyhippie:

    imagine having a tattoo like that

    #tattoos in the wizarding world

    i would totally get a magic tattoo

    (Source: coloursong, via ohh-joy)

     
  13. ctchrysler:

    If you aren’t aware of the fresh design of Batgirl, you should totally check it out!  Babsdraws and Cameron Stewart are apart of the creative team so that can only mean good things!  There’s a blog with a collection of awesome Batgirl fan art from artists showing their support and love of the redesign as well so check that out too

    (via roboshittingrainbows)

     
  14. octoberyet:

    Detroit’s annual “Theatre Bizarre” Halloween festival

    (Source: hourdetroit.com, via vampire-campfire)

     
  15. beyondtheseawaiting:

    My favorite drunk history so far

    (via littlebitofharry)