Saturday, August 9, 2014

Woman uses man to sexually assault another woman

A woman who used sex chatrooms to try to arrange the ‘stranger rape’ of a former work colleague has been jailed for six years.

Joanne Berry, 30, posed as the woman online and invited a man to come to her house and attack her, but the plan failed.
Berry had recently lost her temporary job after displaying "increasingly erratic behaviour" at work, and a judge said she may have held the victim responsible.

Aggrieved, the university-educated mother of one resolved to exact some form of "revenge or retribution".
She began contacting a man online over a period of time, pretending that she enjoyed “rape scenarios” and engaging in role play.

Eventually she gave him her ex-colleagues address, telling him it was her own, and persuaded him to knock on the door and rape her.

The unwitting man tried to barge his way in to the woman's home to act out the rape, but aborted the plan after realising he had been set up.

Berry, of Grove Park, south-east London, was convicted in May of putting a person in fear of violence in 2012.
At Maidstone Crown Court, Judge David Griffith-Jones QC said Berry had developed an "irrational vendetta" against the victim who had only shown kindness towards her.

She was convicted of committing an assault with the intention of committing a sexual offence, common assault and attempting to cause a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.

Judge Griffith-Jones said the combination of direct and circumstantial evidence against Berry at her trial was "compelling and the jury was not fooled", and described her behaviour as "wicked and calculating".

He went on: "That (the victim) was not in fact raped or seriously sexually assaulted is entirely fortuitous.
"That is plainly what you intended. As it is, however, the trauma inflicted upon her was, as can only be imagined, very substantial indeed."

Part of a victim impact statement was read out at court in which the victim described how the ordeal had left her suffering panic attacks.

She now refuses to sit out in the garden on her own because she fears men may force their way in, and she panics when someone knocks on her door.

The judge said the man involved should also not be forgotten as he was "duped" into acting in a way which could have had repercussions for him.

In mitigation, defence counsel James Manning said Berry - who has one previous conviction for shoplifting in 2004 - was of good character up until now.

She had also not committed any offences while on bail and she was a woman educated to degree level who had a child.
Mr Manning told the court: "This is an offence which is highly out of character for the defendant."

Berry remained impassive as she was jailed, and told she must sign the sex offenders register indefinitely and may be barred from working with children.


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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Tell Senator Rubio to take falsely accused college men's rights seriously

From SAVE Services:

The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) was introduced last week by Sen. Claire McCaskill. See SAVE's Summary and Analysis.

CASA calls on colleges to "advise the victim of both the victim's rights and the institution's responsibilities regarding orders of protection, no contact orders, restraining orders, or similar lawful orders issued by the institution or a criminal, civil, or tribal court."

Ashe Schow of the Washington Examiner asked the bill's sponsors:

Will there be "support services" for the accused?
Will there be someone on campus providing them with information on what they can do to provide for their own defense?
Will they be informed of their rights, and will those rights be under the law (due process) or under campus rules?
Alex Conant, spokesman for co-sponsor Sen. Marco Rubio replied: "This bill does not address this issue."


Please contact Sen. Rubio and tell him that CASA
needs to address this issue:

202-224-3041

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Thank you,

teri

Teri Stoddard, Program Director
Stop Abusive and Violent Environments
SAVE Services

Friday, August 1, 2014

Norwegian man fined for being raped

Last week hitting left-wing daily newspaper, class struggle, known cucumber novelty humor column "On the carpet" that downplayed sexual assaults against men. The gap mentioned a case of Asker and Bærum District Court last year where a man should have refused to accept a fine for having sex in public. He claimed that he slept while two women performing oral sex on him. The court did not believe the man's explanation and imposed him a fine of 8500 dollars. It did not

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Class warfare as under the heading "cucumber debut" wrote: "Rod out, as they say in these times World Cup."
Rape by law

I contacted the man's attorney, Knut Gunnar Brindem, which states that the court disregarded the evidence of four witnesses, each of which in particular confirmed that the man was asleep when the women performed oral sex on him. Police said that the first was not possible to contact him when they arrived. For a while they were worried and checked the pulse. He then fell asleep several times while police attempted to talk to him. One of the women told that the man had fallen asleep and that they would mess with him by putting grass in his pants. In addition, both women admitted that they had sucked him.

Penal Code § 192b is clear: Anyone who obtains sexual intercourse with someone who is asleep or unconscious shall be held guilty of rape and shall be punished by imprisonment up to 10 years. Brindem said that his client knew the two women and therefore not required to report them for abuse. Understandably enough. From research we know that many victims of abuse do not wish to report people they know.

Is portrayed as ridiculous
I do not know the investigation in detail, so I'll be careful not to put labels like rape in a case where events are to some extent unclear. One can argue that what is legally rape subjectively be experienced differently by the victim.

Whether that unfolded that summer Asker actually was rape, I therefore leave behind, but I react to the prosecutor Iselinn Håvarstein and the court considers it very unlikely that men may be subjected to sexual misconduct by women, and that the case is portrayed as ridiculous in the class struggle. Four concurring testimony of the convicted person helpless condition of sores in my view one doubts that should be accused for good.

Some of the men told how society's cultural expectations of a dominant male sexuality affected women who assaulted them.

Social anthropologist Rannveig Svendby has researched sexual assault against men. few of the men told how society's cultural expectations of a dominant male sexuality affected women who assaulted them. The women believed that men should be thankful for sex. On Twitter wrote a man as well: "We men do obviously not our own good in such matters ;-)"

Rape Myths can stand
The fact that the Court chooses to fine someone who has been involuntarily oral sex while his slept, reflects one of several rape myths that still holds the Norwegian society. Rape Myths are cultural stories that distort the facts or is not in line with perceived abuse victims. One such myth is such that men are always ready for sex and sexually invulnerable.

Another rape myth is that women have a more innocent and pure sexuality than men, and can not harm others sexually. Rape has a clear gender orientation - it is mostly men who rape and mostly women exposed - but the numbers of male victimization is relatively high. A survey of graduates of secondary schools shows that 15 percent of girls and seven percent of boys have experienced for serious sexual offenses. Girls gave almost exclusively male athletes, while about half of the boys reported a female athlete.

Kjønnsdiskriminert treatment
It catches my interest that the incident was interpreted as a breach of public peace and order. It is obvious that a similar sequence of events would be interpreted differently if a woman had been subjected to the same. With increased knowledge about vulnerability and respective victimology, we are increasingly able to consider it as a possibility that women can not consent to sex if they are dead drunk or drugged.

We have not come as far in protecting boys and men as legal entities entitled to sexual integrity.

We have not come as far in protecting boys and men as legal entities entitled to sexual integrity. Search lovdata.no suggests that only delivered three judgments rape with female offenders.

Need more knowledge
I believe this shows the need for the government appoint an external independent commission that replicates Public Prosecutions work of reviewing the quality of the police and prosecution work with sex crimes. This was last done in 2007, but I got by contacting the Public Prosecutor's Office in 2011 stated that the base data for the report is incomplete because of data errors in the police criminal record. When I was again in contact with the attorney general's office last year, they stated that it was not planned a new review. Director of Public Prosecutions has not gone public and corrected the earlier report's figures and conclusions.

We need more and better knowledge about how the police and the courts interpret and categorize cases involving men and vulnerable, disadvantaged people.

We need more and better knowledge about how the police and the courts interpret and categorize cases involving men and vulnerable, disadvantaged people. The factual basis for doing justice policies on rape field is simply not good enough and we can thus not verified whether the legal system actually protects those who are entitled to protection. The situation is untenable.

As before Enlightenment
Maybe we risk a straight condition like the one we had in Norway before the Enlightenment. In the chapter on "promiscuity" in Christian Vs Act (1687) states that women who claim that men have had extramarital sex with them (which at the time included rape) without being able to prove it "aabenbarer their own shame, and Giora himself the whore "and must prove it yourself or" pay three marks as the liar she is. " This is suspiciously similar to the conservative gender understanding as a basis Asker judgment, albeit with male sign.

Being heterosexual man does not mean that they want to have sex with women forever.

But as Rannveig Svendby writes in his thesis: Being heterosexual man does not mean that they want to have sex with women forever. It just means that they want to have sex with women. Just like women, they prefer people to decide with whom, where and when it will happen.

Also, women rape

Rape myths that men are always ready for sex and that women are more chaste, is harmful. The consequence may be that abuse of both sexes disappear under the radar. The myth of the chaste woman leads to countless female victims will not be believed, because they are known to have had multiple partners or have flirted ahead. Rape myth that men should be in the driver's seat Sexually results for its part both in that some men do not fully recognized as legal entities, but also that they compete among themselves for closing down as many women. This can unfortunately lead to abuse if they do not take into account whether the other wants.

Until society recognizes that everyone loses conservative gender role perceptions, these principles of law worse off.

Norway has a gender-neutral rape law and the principle of equality before the law. Until society recognizes that everyone loses conservative gender role perceptions, these principles of law worse off. No one has expressed it better than civil rights activist Martin Luther King: No one is free until all are free.


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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Senator McCaskill to introduce misandric bill

From SAVE Services:

The addition of the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (Campus SaVE) Act to last year's Violence Against Women Act increased awareness of the campus sexual assault issue, and it brought new regulations from the Department of Education.

Unfortunately, campus radicals have now exploited this effort, claiming that "one in five college women are victims of sexual assault" and insisting that "we live in a rape culture." They want to remove fundamental due process protections!

If that's not bad enough, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) is going to introduce a new bill that we believe will further erode due process protections of students accused of sexual assault.

So this week, SAVE is announcing the establishment of the Campus Justice Coalition, which will focus on legislative reforms to restore due process and fairness to the sexual assault adjudicatory process: click here

The CJC will consist of representatives of university associations, attorneys, media representatives, parents of the wrongly accused, and other concerned citizens.

Can you help with this effort? We need to raise $5,000 for media and promotion, including radio interviews, press releases, and Facebook, and we'd like to host a few DC lobbying events with CJC members.

Please make a tax deductible donation: click here. Every gift, big or small, is greatly appreciated!

Thank you,

teri

Teri Stoddard, Program Director
Stop Abusive and Violent Environments
www.saveservices.org

Woman breastfeeds 12 year old son

To those of you that breastfeed, this situation might seem a bit familiar to you.

It was about a month ago. I was standing in line at the movie theater, waiting to purchase two tickets to the new X-Men movie. My son, Mason, was standing in front of me. My shirt was off and he was drinking milk from my boobs while we waited in line.

“Ma’am, you need to stop that right now,” shouted the ticket clerk from behind his bullet proof glass.

Now, only a few people had noticed us prior to this, but now that he had drawn attention to us, everyone was looking at us.

“What’s wrong? Never see a woman’s boobs before?” I yelled, waving my free breast at the gawkers. I could feel Mason get uncomfortable as he pulled in closer to my body and his teeth scraped on my boob.

“No, honey. Don’t be scared,” I told him, squeezing his ears between my boobs so he couldn’t hear them.

“I am a mother and I have every right to feed my child in public. If you have a problem with that, you can avert your eyes, but my son is feeding and will continue to feed until we are both satisfied.”

I stood up for myself, and I felt good, but this story doesn’t end like one of those feel good stories you hear on the local news. None of the patrons came to my defense, and they actually cheered as security escorted me and my son out of the theater.

This is just another day for me. This is what it’s like to be a mother that breastfeeds. This is what it’s like to live in world that hates women’s bodies.

But, this isn’t about me. It’s about my son. His name is Mason. He’s twelve years old, and now that he stands at eye level with me, he has to bend over a bit when I breastfeed him in public. Sure, it’s a little jarring when people see what appears to be a grown man sucking on a woman’s breasts, but it’s natural and their discomfort is not my problem.

The fact of the matter is, if it weren’t natural, I wouldn’t still produce milk, and it wouldn’t feel good to breast feed my son. Because of the sexual repression of women, there’s little information on the sexual nerve receptors in the nipple and the rest of the titty, but when a baby sucks on a woman’s breast she experiences a bit of sexual pleasure. When a man does it, she receives even more pleasure because the breast is sensitive to facial hair, and now that my son Mason is old enough to grow facial hair, our breastfeeding sessions have become even more pleasurable for me.

I’ve even been encouraging my son to not shave because it feels even better when I feed him in public and I can feel his beard coming in. Which, oddly enough, makes even more people feel entitled to come up to me and tell me that what I am doing is wrong. It’s ironic that the more natural I make the breastfeeding, the more likely people are to call the police and report me for indecency.

But, you know what? I press on. Because at the end of the day, it’s my body, and it’s my choice, and I don’t care what the state or the manager of Kohl’s or even what Mason has to say about it – I’m going to keep breastfeeding my son in public because I’m a mom and moms have rights too.

I’m going to keep breast feeding my son until my body decides that it’s time to stop, and I get the feeling that my body isn’t producing milk because Mason needs it, it’s producing milk because my body knows that we live in a problematic society that discourages women from letting their children suck on their boobs in public. That and I have a hormonal imbalance.


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