New York’s now-infamous “cannibal cop” isn’t actually a cannibal, because he never got as far as eating another human. Still, a jury found him guilty of conspiring to kidnap, kill, cook and eat women. At what point does online role play in the realm of violent fetishism become grounds for criminal charges?
Slowly, but surely, the government has been implementing laws and lifting bans so the LGBT community are seen as equals in society, but what happens when a transgender inmate wants a gender-reassignment surgery while behind bars?
Thanksgiving weekend is over, the relatives went home and the leftovers are gone. All that’s left are the Black Friday horror stories. Like in years past, Black Friday 2012 was punctuated by arrests, child neglect and even a needless death.
Paula Baniszewski was a teenage participant in one of the most heinous crimes of the 20th century. After working at a school under an assumed name for 14 years, Paula’s identity has been revealed. She was fired from the school system, and with a past so notorious, her future looks bleak.
Today the arrest of a Georgia substitute high school teacher who allegedly posted upskirt photos of girls in his class hit the headlines. The forum on which he shared these photos is a community on Reddit called CreepShots. While there’s no doubt about the illegality of surreptitiously photographing the slightly visible underwear of high school girls, there’s a much grayer area when it comes to posting snapshots of adult strangers online.