Boy ‘abused with a dog’ by Army recruits-inquiry — Senior recruits at an army apprentice school used a dog to abuse a boy who was training to join the Army Band, a national inquiry has heard. The abuse survivor, given the pseudonym CJU, told a royal commission hearing on Friday he had spent 38 years carrying the burden of his abuse. ‘Not only was I raped by my seniors and by staff at Balcombe (a Victoria-based school) who I thought I could trust, I was mentally abused with a dog, the lowest of the low, bestiality,’ he said.
Britain’s worst pedophiles convicted of historic abuse of young boy — Ex-Navy chief Douglas Slade, 74, and racing driver Christopher Skeaping, 71, were members of the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE). The pro-paedophile activist network openly campaigned for legal sex between adults and children in the 1970s and 80s, and wanted the age of consent to be axed or lowered. Twisted supporters of the group – which Jimmy Savile has been linked to – shared obscene material and advice with fellow deviants.
Ex-altar boy who spoke out about being sexually abused by priest found hanged in home — A Pennsylvania man who spoke out against clergy abuse after publicly identifying himself as a victim of a predator priest has killed himself, authorities said. Brian Gergely, 46, was found hanged in his home in Ebensburg on Friday, Cambria County Coroner Jeffrey Lees told The Associated Press on Tuesday. Gergely went public in 2003 while suing Monsignor Francis McCaa and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, saying he was abused as a 10-year-old altar boy.
Ex-priest faces maximum of two years for raping boy with crucifix — Former “singing” priest Tony Walsh faces a maximum sentence of two years in prison for raping a boy with a crucifix, a court has heard. Anthony Walsh (62) committed the offence and two other rapes of the same victim before the Criminal Law (Rape) Amendment Act came into effect in 1990, meaning that the maximum penalty the judge can impose on each offence is two years.
Feminists treat men badly. It’s bad for feminism. — Feminist male-bashing has come to sound like a cliche — a misogynist caricature. Feminism, its loudest proponents vow, is about fighting for equality. The man-hating label is either a smear or a misunderstanding. Yet a lot of feminist rhetoric today does cross the line from attacks on sexism into attacks on men, with a strong focus on personal behavior: the way they talk, the way they approach relationships, even the way they sit on public transit.
Lawyer says he told Penn State official to report Sandusky — Penn State’s former top lawyer said in a deposition made public Thursday he advised the university’s vice president in 2001 to notify a state agency of a complaint from an assistant football coach about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy in a team locker room.
Male sexual abuse is being acknowledged — The University Grants Commission (UGC)’s new regulation notified in May states that male students, too, can now file complaints against sexual harassment. Besides stating that ‘gender harassment is neutral’, it adds that “the students who have alleged that they have been sexually harassed should file their complaints within three months of the offense.”
Michigan boy begs judge: Don’t free my mother from jail — The son of a 39-year-old woman serving a jail sentence for molesting him asked a judge not to grant his mother’s request for early release from jail for good behavior. In a letter read by Assistant Prosecutor Daniel Rose, the boy called his mother’s request “absurd because of what she did to me.” “She abused me physically, mentally and sexually. … If you do the crime, you do the time,” the letter stated.
No discipline for supervisor in youth abuse incidents — A supervisor at the state’s problem-plagued juvenile prison received no discipline after investigators found she participated in the humiliation of inmates and was unjustified in blasting a female in the face with pepper spray, records show. In that second incident, supervisor Lana Webster falsely claimed in an official report that the inmate had come at her before she used her pepper spray, grabbed the inmate by the hair and put her on the ground face first.
Report: More sex abuse at understaffed juvenile facilities — A new report from the U.S. Department of Justice shows that youths are sexually abused more frequently in juvenile detention centers that are understaffed, have more gang violence and more offender complaints. The report, released Tuesday by the department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, examined the impact juvenile facilities have on sex abuse rates as well as the risk factors for victims.
Sexual Violence Allies vs. Ideological Opportunists — Why are so many internet activists and arrogant third-wavers prone to co-opting male survivors as disposable talking points? This is not competent advocacy. It fails to show even an ounce of empathy toward the BOY who was gang-raped and left for dead. It suggests that male survivors are not victim-blamed or shamed simply because our clothing and appearance are not a primary part of the process in how we are shamed and blamed.
Sick child abuser who ran paedophile ‘helpline’ jailed for raping boys as young as 11 — A vile paedophile who ran a helpline for other perverts who wanted to abuse boys has been jailed for 24 years. Douglas Slade was one of the founding members of the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE) – which campaigned to lower the age of sexual consent to 11 during the 70s and 80s. The sickening network – which Jimmy Savile has been linked to – operated openly and members shared obscene material with fellow deviants.