A pic to ponder, first:
In the aftermath of Mr Weinstein, Mr Epstein, Ms Maxwell and others (see here, the MeToo movement and how it helped set up the Kavanaugh hearings accusations), as well as the questions hovering over Prince Andrew of Windsor and others, many have begun to believe there is a lurking network of
– promotion of sexual perversities (aka perversion),
– sex trafficking (the notorious casting couch is sex trafficking),
– grooming and trafficking of minors (there is a reason for age of consent laws),
– possibly, networks of blackmail
– promotion of pornography and near pornography — often, little more than – prostitution or even rape (Linda Lovelace, if you doubt me) on film or video
– tied to deliberate desensitising of the public
– and “moar” —
. . . under colours of art and freedom of expression.
The recent case of a Netflix promoted video (apparently shot originally in France, where it somehow seems to have won awards) has led to a stir. The focus of the camera in the video often enough turns to heavily sexualised behaviour and highly suggestive poses by a group of eleven year old pre-teen girls. (I refuse to link promotional videos or still shots.)
Where, of course, the issue in the little graphic novel above therefore raises pointed questions.
Whatever has been happening with us for it to come to this? END