Hello everyone! This is going to be a more serious post, so please, feel free to avoid it if you're not up for reading about sad things or political things, because this post is both of those things.
Recently, a woman killed herself. And that's tragic, but it's not what I'm concerned about. One suicide is a tragedy for the family, and for the deceased. But it wouldn't concern me. What concerns me is that this woman was bullied into suicide by her peers, by a group of moral-busy bodies.
That woman's name was August Ames, and she was a pornstar. And while I believe that no one should watch porn, for various reasons, I respect the rights of others to defile themselves as they see fit. And Ames clearly made that choice. And she had a relatively unimportant career. I know this because I had never heard of her before today. But then, she objected to filming a movie with a male pornstar who had done gay porn before.
But why no, you ask? Well, the reason is probably simple. She was probably worried about catching HIV from this male performer. Especially since California, where the porn industry is primarily based, just reduced the sentence for knowingly infecting someone with a deadly disease to a mere slap on the wrist. So she objected to doing the scene.
But if a member of one of those protected classes dares to have an opinion not approved by the Party, then they must be excommunicated, and destroyed. The purpose of this public pillorying is two-fold. One, it is to prevent others from leaving the "correct" way of thinking. Secondly, it is to strip the one they have strayed of any authority they would have had as a woman, minority, or other type of moral sock-puppet. This is why this presumably progressive woman who worked in porn was called a homophobe in the same way black conservatives are called Uncle Toms and house niggers.
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