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Note: addition: This man was a S KOREAN VISA STUDENT. This is important. What with all the American White Male Scumfest going on.
Yeah, I saw that. It just said he was referred, I wonder if he actually went? The antidepressants imply that he'd at least seen a psychiatrist.
The lack of mental health services made available to males (at the same level as what is available to females, INCLUDING help specifically tailored to males and help available to males in a male-only forum) creates two problems -- first, the general lack of help facilitates this kind of thing, and second, it makes it look like a male problem. It is a male problem, of course, in that males are not getting help whereas females are.
I'm not just referring to the lack of official support at the level of services, but also the lack of societal support.
Some food for thought:
The perpetrator of this ghastly act was male. However, most of the victims were likely male as well (being that Virginia Tech emphasizes science and engineering). Also, the police and emergency crews were also likely to be predominantly male.
So males are overrepresented at the extremes of violence and heroism, with the common denominator being the willingness to take risks. Fortunately, the heroes seem to predominate.
8. If I excel in math and science in high school, I will not have my sexual orientation brought into question.
First of all, surely even the most vitriolic man-hater must realize that if all men on Earth die, the human race would go extinct within decades
An 18-year-old woman is facing a jail sentence after falsely claiming she was raped by a stranger in an alleyway.
Katie Davis's allegation condemned an innocent man, Frank Chisholm, 24, to 10 weeks in an East Sussex jail after he was charged with rape in St Leonards.
The charge was later dropped when forensic tests proved Davis was lying.
A judge at Lewes Crown Court told Davis her actions were "wicked and evil" after she was found guilty on Tuesday of perverting the course of justice.
Davis, of Blackman Avenue, St Leonards, broke down as Judge Richard Brown said a custodial sentence was inevitable.
She collapsed into the arms of relatives as she emerged from the dock.
" This case highlights the difficulty that the police face when investigating reports of rape "Det Sgt Geoff Childs
Judge Brown said Mr Chisholm, who always maintained the pair had consensual sex, had no stain against his character.
He was not in court to hear the verdict, but in a witness statement said vandals had targeted his home in Battle Road and shouted abuse at him in the street as a result of the case.
"I used to be an outgoing, personable and sociable person," he said.
"Now I can't bear to go out and I'm very wary of girls. This seems like a nightmare that will never end."
The court had heard Davis told police she was raped by a masked man in an alleyway off Battle Road on the night of 6 March last year.
The judge said Frank Chisholm had no stain against his character
She invented the story because she feared she could be pregnant after having unprotected sex with railway worker Mr Chisholm.
DNA evidence linked him to Ms Davis, who was 16 at the time of the incident, and clamed to be a virgin.
The charge against Mr Chisholm was dropped after fibres found on Davis's fleece showed it had come into direct and prolonged contact with the duvet on his bed.
Discrepancies and inconsistencies in her story also gave police "serious doubts" about her allegations.
Following the case, Sussex Police said they regretted that Mr Chisholm had spent time in jail.
But they and the Crown Prosecution Service had believed there was sufficient evidence to pursue a rape case.
"Rape is a violent crime. The police always treat allegations of rape seriously," said Det Sgt Geoff Childs.
"This case highlights the difficulty that the police face when investigating reports of rape.
"Although the police usually identify a suspect, difficulties often arise in proving the divergent accounts of both parties.
"It is common for an accused to state that the act was consensual."
He said the police acted immediately to secure Mr Chisholm's release after they received the forensic results.
Davis was released on conditional bail until 13 November to allow pre-sentence and psychiatric reports to be prepared.
The guy was a close friend, somebody I looked up to and I kind of used him as a way to judge how I was doing in my life, so when he suddenly dropped this bombshell it got me reevaluating a lot of shit in my life.
1. I'm not buying it. Not for a second!
2. How many hormone "treatments" and other spiffy chemical alterations
have been involved? For how many years?
Sin City got $33M in sales the
first weekend it was released
If this were true, then why do women file for divorce 80% of the time?