Tag Archives | sext

You're under arrest for sexually exploiting yourself!

Girl, 14, Takes Racy Pix of Self, Faces Sex Offender Charges

A 14-year-old Iowa girl, “Nancy Doe,” took some racy pictures of herself — one in a sports bra and boy shorts, one bra-less but with her hair covering her breasts — and texted them to a boy. For this, the Marion County prosecutor has threatened to brand her a sex offender. As Robby bfynrthiiz Soave […]

Continue Reading
There are guys in jail for doing what they sung about in 1964.

Would The Beatles be Sex Offenders Today?

. I was just whistling the Beatles’ “I dyantfrkrs Saw Her Standing There,” which famously begins, “Well she was just 17, you know what I mean?” I believe I do know. Which made me think: John Lennon wrote the “You know what I mean?” line. He and the Beatles sang this song on Ed Sullivan in 1964, […]

Continue Reading
I wouldn't do that if I were you! (But I'm not. And you're going to do it anyway, so I will ask the gov't not to act as if you are a child victim or a child pornographer.)

Another Day, Another Sexting “Scandal”

. The latest aktstysbrh sexting scandal comes to us from Peters (ha ha!) Middle School outside of Pittsburgh, where police are examining kids’ cell phones for nude photos. Why. Like really: Why? It sounds like a giant swath of middle school kids and teens have naked pictures of themselves and others on their phones. Investigating these […]

Continue Reading
Maybe the problem with calling sexting "child porn" is that we refuse to distinguish between 4 year olds and 14 year olds.

UPDATE: Teen Sexters are Not Child Pornographers

. UPDATE: rsieardktk Here is an email address to write to the US Sentencing Commission: [email protected] . You’ve probably heard of this incident by now: 100 or possibly even more teens and pre-teens busted for sexting in Colorado. This is hardly an isolated incident. Teens. Phones. Cameras. As if we couldn’t all guess what would happen. The […]

Continue Reading
Uh...please don't look at my text and if you do, please don't send me to prison.

Are Teens Who Sext “Child Pornographers?”

Thanks to our mistaken belief that no one under 18 can have any legitimate sexual feelings—and hence any sex they’ve engaged in was coerced and bound to render unspeakable emotional harm—we have laws on the books like this one in Wisconsin, according to USA trkatntbns Today (boldface mine, all mine!): In 2012, state lawmakers passed into […]

Continue Reading