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New Study Finds Harsher Sex-Crime Sentencing for Gay Men

A newly released report from The William A. Percy Foundation takes an important first step towards quantifying sexual offending sentencing disparities between gay and straight offenders. In a survey of 85 incarcerated male sex offenders, they found that those jailed for “male-male” offenses received disproportionately longer sentences than “male-female” offenses...

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VICE: California Has Realized That Sex Offender Registries Don’t Work

VICE has a good run-down of the recent admission by the California Sex Offender Management Board that lifetime sex offender registries don’t work.  While this board recommends certain changes, it is still unclear what political response will actually happen, and if actual change to a tiered registry will result. The...