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2022-04-12 23:40:14.114841+02 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

RT Elior Sterling (he/him) @eliorsterling

In 2018 200,000 minors were married in the United States. 87% of those were girls, 13% were boys. That means *at a minimum* 74% of those kids were marrying adults.

But conservatives are calling LGBTQ+ people "groomers"


[ related topics: Children and growing up Sociology Marriage ]

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#Comment Re: Groomers made: 2022-04-15 02:25:15.539869+02 by: TheSHAD0W

TBF I don't think many of those were 3rd graders or younger.

#Comment Re: Groomers made: 2022-04-15 20:49:16.896482+02 by: Dan Lyke

If conservatives are playing the moving goalposts game with a "3rd graders" thing and groomers right now, I haven't been aware of it.

But then I'm more aware of Jim Jordan and Matt Gaetz and Mike Folmer, who pretty much span the age gamut.

#Comment Re: Groomers made: 2022-04-19 14:37:57.914858+02 by: TheSHAD0W

Conservative politicians != conservatives. Congresscritters are all corrupt.

#Comment Re: Groomers made: 2022-04-20 20:19:41.287916+02 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah, I'm just wondering where the "3rd graders or under" thing is coming from, given that the "groomers" label is being applied pretty indiscriminately to pretty much anyone who's trying to either listen to kids or give them enough information to identify consent violations (ie: call out the actual abusers and groomers).

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