sexual predator

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sexual predator

A sex offender who has been convicted of a sexually violent offence—e.g., rape, criminal sexual act, forcible compulsion, insertion of foreign object or fingers in anal or urogenital regions—and who suffers from a mental abnormality or personality disorder that makes him or her likely to engage in predatory sexually violent offences.
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Accusations of sexual assault have continued to pour in since investigations in The New York Times and The New Yorker last year exposed a series of accounts of sexual predation by the film tycoon.
Larry Nassar, a former USA gymnastics national team osteopathic physician was recently convicted in Ingham County Circuit Court for his serial sexual predation.
Time's Up is a companion to the #MeToo movement that sprang up as a response to revelations about Hollywood's 'casting-couch' system of sexual predation by male big shots of young, aspiring- to- become stars.
In recent months, harassment claims have grown to epidemic numbers, an avalanche partly triggered by revelations of movie executive Harvey Weinstein's pattern of sexual predation.
It was all there: the aggressive ignorance, the racial divisiveness, the disdain for governing, the contempt for truth, the accusations of sexual predation, the (just remarkable) trashing of America in favor of Vladimir Putin, the conspiracy theories, the sheer, destabilizing craziness of the average day.
In one of the most remarkable upsets since the American presidential race last year, Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated Republican Roy Moore, who had been dogged by credible allegations of child sexual predation and openly declared his nostalgia for slavery, his bigotry towards Muslims and his wish to see same-sex relationship criminalised.
Even if victims of sexual predation cannot affect this presidency, they can try to fix other problems.
It is simply not useful to equate the sexual predation of women by a Donald Trump, a Roy Moore, a Harvey Weinstein, among the identified others, to that of Al Franken, a recent public figure to be exposed.
A report by The Verge detailed how some comments found in videos that were kid-friendly or featured minors displayed sexual predation toward children.
You may wonder why in the year 2017, after so many graphic and scalding national seminars on sexual predation over the last 26 years, we are still trying to come to terms with it.
Then Dargis wrote October 11, "It is the perverse, insistent, matter-of-factness of male sexual predation and assault--of men's power over women--that haunts the revelations about Mr.
The actress recently said: "While I am sickened and angered over thedisturbing accusations of Weinstein's sexual predation and abuse ofpower, I'm happy -- ecstatic even -- that it has opened up a dialoguearound the continued sexual harassment, objectification anddegradation of women.