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noffensebut Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  New Deviant
If you have this problem, then seek mental help. Also:…

Obscenity Involving Minors

Federal statues specifically prohibit obscenity involving minors, and convicted offenders generally face harsher statutory penalties than if the offense involved only adults. 
Section 1470 of Title 18, United States Code, prohibits any individual from knowingly transferring or attempting to transfer obscene matter using the U.S. mail or any means or facility of interstate or foreign commerce to a minor under 16 years of age. Convicted offenders face fines and imprisonment for up to 10 years. 
In addition, Section 1466A of Title 18, United State Code, makes it illegal for any person to knowingly produce, distribute, receive, or possess with intent to transfer or distribute visual representations, such as drawings, cartoons, or paintings that appear to depict minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct and are deemed obscene. This statute offers an alternative 2-pronged test for obscenity with a lower threshold than the Miller test. The matter involving minors can be deemed obscene if it (i) depicts an image that is, or appears to be a minor engaged in graphic bestiality, sadistic or masochistic abuse, or sexual intercourse and (ii) if the image lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value. A first time offender convicted under this statute faces fines and at least 5 years to a maximum of 20 years in prison.
There are also laws to protect children from obscene or harmful material on the Internet. For one, federal law prohibits the use of misleading domain names, words, or digital images on the Internet with intent to deceive a minor into viewing harmful or obscene material (See 18 U.S.C. §§ 2252B, 2252C). It is illegal for an individual to knowingly use interactive computer services to display obscenity in a manner that makes it available to a minor less than 18 years of age (See 47 U.S.C. § 223(d) –Communications Decency Act of 1996, as amended by the PROTECT Act of 2003). It is also illegal to knowingly make a commercial communication via the Internet that includes obscenity and is available to any minor less than 17 years of age (See 47 U.S.C. § 231 –Child Online Protection Act of 1998).
The standard of what is harmful to minors may differ from the standard applied to adults. Harmful materials for minors include any communication consisting of nudity, sex or excretion that (i) appeals to the prurient interest of minors, (ii) is patently offensive to prevailing standards in the adult community with respect to what is suitable material for minors, (iii) and lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value for minors.
In addition to facing imprisonment and fines, convicted offenders of federal obscenity laws involving minors may also be required to register as sex offenders. Furthermore, in some circumstances, obscenity violations involving minors may also be subject to prosecution under federal child pornography laws, which yield serve statutory penalties (For more information, see Citizen´s Guide to U.S. Federal Child Pornography Laws).
notanonymous1 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015
Solution: Create a second channel
CatchyArtz Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, I'm a girl and I still don't mind that stuff. But I imagine plenty of others who would very much mind... So it's a very reasonable problem to have!
Maxout2 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015
And here I thought I was the only one.
spiderwilliam13 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015
I have the exact same struggle, but with the added hinderance that I have no drawing skills.
TheLondonJamJar Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you do draw that... please put a mature content warning up, because some of your fans do not want to see that. I would respect you whether you drew that stuff or not, though
CuteScute Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
Idk what you choose but also ....
FlareEmerald77 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
(falls to my knees)  ITS IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE A CHOICE!!!!!  >.<
Landonator Featured By Owner Edited May 27, 2015
What about this....
Varnocdbz Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Dude, draw whatever you want. I'll respect you either way.
Bytecraftninja Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Draw them attractively, but not seductive. That miiiiiiiiiiiiight work.
Jackrabbid15 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Honestly for a thirteen-year old I don't care if you drew sexy women...(dose that sound wrong?)
Bytecraftninja Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Kind of, yes.
Jackrabbid15 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bytecraftninja Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Calm down, it's natural. At least I think it is...:paranoid: 
MercyCheeta Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
I would say just keep it how it is and more animations on youtube and art on here
neonlover2000 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Professional
Animechristy Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Student General Artist
The problems of being a male artist with uptight people in the world...
Tinyclawthecat Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I say, "Do it!! It'll be hot!" But that's up to you really...
TheSnowballTV Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You should make a new account and do it there.
DeviantDeathNote Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You wouldn't lose my respect. I really don't give a fuck if you draw attractive animated females in seductive positions. I'll love it regardless.
amalie312 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
I'm a porn addict, I don't rlly care
Dashing-RaZe Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
Hahaha! Best reaction EVER!
JoyfulAnnie1997 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
ToaAckar Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
"Abnormal Sexual Cartoon Fantasies"
Me and Equestria Girls
yoshi3000 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Student Writer
Well if you do, I gladly accept your madness, if you don't, I'd have to say you got...wait, that makeout scene in C Students?! Maybe you're half and half!
rainbowpinkyapple Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i go with good
waspXbumblebee101 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i'm shoulder devil is the same, i'm a girl but i don't mind smexy animated female's lol
Pammee65 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Student Interface Designer
me neither
sonic4ever760 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Student Artist
Wow XD
CwizzleSick Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Student Filmographer
Wow my evil devilish side is just like that i fell you 
Amurlou Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm a female fan of yours, I'm perfectly fine with whatever you draw or animate XD
KidToonz Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Student Artist
Been there. Well, here's my opinion. If you want to make these pictures, just make sure they're on mature content (if any nude and stuff) and in it's own folder. That's what'll I do. Or, if you like, just show them off without mature content.
I suggest first method, cause lots of people draw nude and post them without mature content, which can sometimes be a problem. Hope this help in a way and Derpy OUT!!!
pikalolz Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
I know I can't make you do anything, but I personally would really appreciate it if you listened to the angel. It just feels like a basic respecting women kind of thing. Unless you treated the sexes equally and drew men in seductive positions as well ... but something gives me the feeling you might not want to do that. But then again, there was that one scene in C students with Drew. Never mind, I'm not seriously suggesting drawing men like that.
xXBronyBeatzXx Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014
Hmmm.... IDEAAAAAA! start drawing sexy half naked female woman of a DIFFERENT DeviantART Account...LOL jk.
JETJK3 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
With great drawing skills comes great responsibility. :iconyoda-plz:
TwilightSparkle5656 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Either one of them might be fine if you want, but I won't stop being your fan.
TandVStudios Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I have a similar problem.-T
TandVStudios Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How did I know you were going to comment on this picture?! -V
Pinkamenta Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
XxCookie-SquirrelxX Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
well if they where your real fans they wouldn't mind what you draw as long as it doesn't offend anybody that bad ^-^
BrolliDiamondback Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
MephilesTheDark2182 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Yeah, I feel ya me, a lot of us here on DeviantArt go through the same struggle.

(Although, I'm not really sure if you could consider someone such as myself the type of person that goes through those things, since I'm a rather big feminist supporter...but, it's the truth for pretty much everybody.)
RedPandaMan Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm probably the most outwardly innocent person you could meet, so I really don't know which one you should pick.
Marceline347 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I agree with the angel XD Sorry.. I mean I won't like you less, it's just.. eww. Sweating a little... 
JuanRyu Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Student
I'm having that conflict, but it's more about the fact that I just can't draw anything of that sort because of my lack of anatomy q_q
jaredlee2003 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014
I agree with the handsome devil but if you really agree with the angel you can go with that. I don't think the women on the site would care.
PartyCannonPictures Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
Why not make a new deviant art page for it?
bionut90 Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
that's a good idea
thesilvermanedpony Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
You draw what you wanna draw, James. You're the artist and we are your humble fans who will respect your least most of us will...probably...:happybounce: 
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