You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone. What Do You Do Now?
Luke Malone
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This is pretty great.

I think there are some serious problems with the ways pedophilia and child molestation are addressed in the US, including the fact that they’re often treated as identical. Not all child molesters are pedophiles, and vice versa. I have a great deal of sympathy for people who have to spend their entire lives unable to have a consensual sexual relationship with someone who they desire; I think that efforts to help them manage their desires, rather than punish them preemtively, keeps many more human beings safe.

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