January 25, 2013Posted by gertmcqueen in Uncategorized.
Is Adoption, the act of adopting, sexual exploitation or just exploitation? What does Joan Wheeler say?
A question posed on the public forum for Adult Adoptees Advocating for Change and answered by Joan Wheeler, gives us a couple of interesting answers.
According to a dictionary: to adopt means: To take into one’s family through legal means and raise as one’s own child.
And exploitation means; 1. The act of employing to the greatest possible advantage and 2. Utilization of another person or group for selfish purposes
Humm…and sexual exploitation??? if you are Joan Wheeler…anything goes…
But according to a web dictionary: Sexual exploitation is the sexual abuse of children and youth through the exchange of sex or sexual acts for drugs, food, shelter, protection, other basics of life, and/or money. Sexual exploitation includes involving children and youth in creating pornography and sexually explicit websites.
Decide for yourself whether Joan Wheeler…
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