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    • jramey1971
      Scout
      1 month ago

      Each success story is, in its own way, a type of grooming. These posts lure and mislead young people into believing that they can sell their sexuality online as a side hustle without the stigma, and that it is always empowering and never exploitative.

      It turns the stomach to think about the many lives that will likely be ruined.

    • bartadamley
      Scout
      1 month ago

      the last line was what stuck out the most to me from this article.

      the internet is forever.

    • vunderkind1 month ago

      Yikes.

    • Florian1 month ago

      I have mixed feelings about the platform and this is quite telling:

      Most accounts take home less than $145 a month, but in the process users are leaving sexual online footprints that could actually make their future employment prospects even more precarious.

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
      1 month ago

      In fact, OnlyFans is so popular — with over 50 million registered users and 8000 new content creators a day — that it’s become something of a meme for young women to say they plan on starting an account once they turn 18. So many teenagers are gravitating towards the platform that there are calls to raise the eligibility age to 21, especially after rapper Bhad Bhabie made over $1million in six hours after ‘turning legal’.

      Ay~yi~yi

      Distract the masses with sexual pyramid schemes instead of healthier, edifying sexual outlets of intimate engagement; etc.

      I am a huge supporter of sex, sensuality, sexual openness and autonomy; however do we need to foster more sex addictions?

      I write this as I attempt to lighten up on my own distractive occasional escape with porn and masturbation. I used to be far more addicted than I am now. Honestly, porn bores when compared to the Real Thing.

      I prefer to share healthier sexual encounters organically with those I Love and Fully Trust in safety during a Present Love-Making Sesh Together.