New documents are out, some going as far back as 1940. If you didn’t hate the Catholic Church enough already—or at least have some serious questions about its validity and integrity—for what is now over half a century of documented, systematic, hypocritical, institutionalized, despicable, and enabling coverups of child sex abuse, I question whether you have a pulse, never mind a heart.
Most of all, when you see [sexism and misogyny] and you say or do nothing about it, you’re signalling to the women who trust you that they are not worth protecting, that their ability to feel like they belong in a community is less important than whether someone thinks you’re being a jerk.
According to Parker’s relatives, in the span of 14 months, the high school junior underwent a staggering metamorphosis from a young girl with thoughts, feelings, and aspirations into a truly stunning commodity.
“Ashley has really developed into quite a striking assemblage of physical attributes that are found to be sexually attractive in our culture,” said Parker’s uncle Keith Hayes, expressing astonishment at how his niece had steadily matured from a precocious youth into a shapely, ravishing thing devoid of intellect and personality. “It’s hard to believe that she used to be that little girl [capable of subjective experiences] that I remember. Now look at her—she’s such a lovely vessel for displaced sexual frustration and voyeuristic lust, just like her mother.”