Bulletin Board v245

Former teacher appeals sentence in notorious student rape case — A Montana teacher serving prison time in a notorious student rape case has appealed his sentence to the state Supreme Court, but he’s likely to remain incarcerated while the appeal is pending, according to court filings and the prosecutor in the case. Stacey Dean Rambold, 55, of Billings, was sentenced in September to 10 years in prison with another five years suspended for the 2007 rape of a 14-year-old student.

Male domestic abuse victim: men are scared to come forward — A man, whose ex-girlfriend left him with life threatening injuries, has spoken for the first time about the domestic violence he suffered. Mark Kirkpatrick was found on a street in Lancashire seven months ago after his former partner Gemma Hollings attacked him with a pole, hammer and a glass bottle. Mark still bears the scars – on his face and body – of the attack which Lancashire police described as one of the worst cases of domestic violence they’d ever seen.

Movember Money: How Much Do Men’s Health Issues Cost? — During November, you likely noticed an unusually high number of mustaches out and about. The men sporting those mustaches did it in support of Movember, an initiative designed to raise awareness of men’s health issues. In the spirit of awareness, which doesn’t need to end when the month itself does, let’s look at the costs associated with common men’s health concerns.

Perverted British blood doc used ‘spy pen’ when filming, sexually abusing seriously ill young male patients — A twisted British doctor will spend 22 years in prison for sexually abusing and filming — using a “spy pen” — 18 seriously ill boys, some of whom suffered from leukemia and hemophilia and have since died. Myles Bradbury used his position as a blood cancer specialist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge to take advantage of the young patients, even as they suffered from often-terminal illnesses.

Rape victim appeals 20-year sentence for killing his assailant — The victim of a serial rapist can preemptively defend himself or herself, defense lawyer Alon Eisenberg told the Supreme Court on Monday, arguing Yonatan Hilo’s appeal of his conviction and sentence for killing a man who had repeatedly raped him. Hilo killed Yaron Ayalon in 2010 after Ayalon had repeatedly raped him and had brought Hilo to a dark alleyway where Hilo worried Ayalon was going to rape him again.

See Haunting Photos of the Sites of Child Abuse — In a damning 2009 report, Ireland’s independently-run Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse – which spent nine years investigating thousands of allegations of abuse at religious-run institutions – spoke of a culture of “endemic sexual abuse” in the country’s Catholic boys’ schools and of the “deferential and submissive attitude” of the Irish state towards the religious orders who ran them.

Shia LaBeouf’s Rape Allegation Is a Wake-Up Call That We Need to Talk About Female-on-Male Rape — ‘He must have loved it!’ ‘Why didn’t he just make her stop? What a load of bs*’ I’ve read many things to this tune in recent days following the claim by actor Shia LaBeouf that he was raped by a woman during his #IAMSORRY performance art show. Many people seem flabbergasted at the notion of a man being raped by a woman… Because a man can never have a bad sexual experience, and a woman could never be a sexual predator… right?! That’s wrong folks.

Scotland Yard ‘hid top MP’s name’ in sex abuse inquiry: Police ‘buried young boy’s testimony in Establishment cover up’, says author of book about Cyril Smith scandal — Police were accused last night of covering up allegations that a senior politician abused a boy at a notorious gay brothel. Interviewed by detectives, the youngster suggested he was molested by an MP at Elm Guest House, which was allegedly frequented by numerous paedophiles with Westminster connections. But the Daily Mail has learnt that the schoolboy’s comments – heard by a social worker – were mysteriously left out of his Scotland Yard statement.

Victims’ joy as the ‘monster’ care home boss who sexually abused boys for decades is finally jailed for life — The victims of a serial paedophile who carried out a sustained campaign of abuse against them while they lived in his care at a children’s home today celebrated as they saw their attacker jailed for life. John Allen was found guilty of committing historical sexual abuse against 18 boys and one girl aged between seven and 15 at his residential care home in Wrexham, North Wales.

Will Congress Gut Law to Eliminate Prison Rape? — More than a decade after the government promised “zero” tolerance of sexual violence in U.S. jails and prisons, the problem remains widespread, according to a new U.N. report. An estimated seven percent of inmates were victimized in 2011 — a number that has remained relatively consistent with previous reports. Now, a federal law designed to curb the problem may be quietly gutted in Congress before it fully takes effect, according to a new report in The Marshall Project, a nonprofit dedicated to covering criminal justice news.

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