also as far as the students knew when it was just going to be a local story. Then a bunch of fuck wads blew it up and tied it to agendas - either pro or anti. I don't blame the article for that - the internet can blow up any dumb thing. It's also doesn't diminish the value of sharing experiences.
Belle Knox was doing her thing to pay for school and got outed. Might as well control your own narrative and put the facts on the table.
Plus what's a 'normal' life any more. The stigma of porn is still there i guess, but it isn't what it used to be. Whether this story is a positive or negative for her remains to be seen. Porn is full of pitfalls and isn't the road i would choose for this girl, but i also wouldn't make her hide in shame. This way she's at least free to exist as who she is, without hiding or worrying about being found out.