New York’s got something for every taste and interest. No matter what your sports or cultural bent… it’s here. There’s the NY Football Giants, the Rangers, the Knicks, the Yankees, the Mets, the Nets…. Heck, we have the biggest tennis venue in the world, the US Open! You can travel around the globe through NY’s … Continue reading New York State- Something for Everyone!
Find the latest links to articles and other media on Rape by Fraud right here! This page will connect you to cases of rape by fraud that appear world-wide. If you locate one that I miss, please send it along! Your comments are welcome! In the words of the immortal Dr Martin Luther King, “I have a dream!” And it’s … Continue reading CADs In the News
A passage from the public online journal of Mischele Lewis, a rape by fraud victim from New Jersey “Rape by deception is a fairly new concept. I know it’s setting a legal precedent out there but being the victim of such a crime, I’m certainly feeling passionate about it. No, I’m not saying that every … Continue reading NEW JERSEY- NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT LAW COMING?
Speak to me- Tell me your story! Were you denied a police report when you summoned the courage to unburden your soul at a precinct? Did your aching heart get re-victimized when they told you the damage you suffered was not enough to warrant their attention? Perhaps you were so concerned they wouldn’t help you … Continue reading Your sexual assault story can make a difference!
For centuries, sexual assault survivors have been under-served and under-recognized. The concept that a woman actually owns her own body is modern-day thinking. But some states still show the vestiges of chattel and not a single, solitary state defines sexual assault as
In addition to prior convictions, Paul Manafort will be tried for fraud in New York City. We see clearly that lying to take your money is a crime. But lying to induce sex is not? On what planet? When an offender lies to secure mortgage money in NY City, all hell breaks loose. But if … Continue reading Manafort & Fraud- But still no Rape by Fraud in NYC
RAINN tells us that sexual assault happens every 98 seconds, and it happens to a child every 11 minutes. Anti “rape justice” language and attitudes are embedded in our laws. It’s been with us century after century because sexually amoral law makers deliberately and callously made it this way – Here’s a list of known … Continue reading Anti “Rape Justice” Is Law- And the reason we have so much sexual assault
Without the recognition of “consent” and its impact in sex, often nay-sayers ridicule survivors who suffered non-violent forms of sexual assault. I received this message today from a brave woman I’ll call Sofia, in order to protect her identity. What follows are her words: “I’m so grateful to have found your talk on Ted Talks. … Continue reading Sofia’s Story- Violent vs. Non-Violent Sexual Assault
July 30- Today’s court date for Harvey Weinstein has been postponed ’til September 20th. What will happen then? Superior Court Justice Jame Burke will deliver his decisions on motions that have been filed “off-calendar” by the prosecution and the defense. Those motions could include a decision to admit evidence of “prior bad acts” into testimony. … Continue reading #Weinstein and #Cruciani- Two P’s (for Pecker) in a Pod!
Today at 2 PM, Joyce will be discussing the need for CONSENT laws with Lady K on WHCR-90.3 FM in New York City. 90.3 is the station for the City College (CCNY) of the City University of New York. (CUNY) Here’s the link for the live stream that starts at 2 PM, EST.
In her very first question for our radio interview, Kaity Kline, Public Affairs Director for Rowan Radio On Demand, 89.7 WGLS FM, wanted to know; Why is it sexual assault even when the victim doesn’t expressly say “no” – like in the case of accused sexual predator, Harvey Weinstein? Here’s my explanation.
Who’s laughing now!!! For Cosby’s countless victims, and I say “countless” because I’m sure there were far more who didn’t reveal their personal stories for a myriad of reasons, recovery just took a giant step forward! Defilement makes you feel dirty all the way to the core of your being. Our reproductive organs are a primal … Continue reading Validation at Last! Cosby convicted!
Amid shouts of “Hey-hey, ho-ho, Donald Trump has gotta go!” and “Trump is not my President, You’re fired White House resident!” throngs of women, men and children wound our way through the streets of midtown Manhattan yesterday. The sea of hopeful faces marched forward in solidarity with hope for renewed political integrity and equality for … Continue reading Hear Us ROAR! #WomensMarch2018 #MeToo #TimesUp and #FGKIA!
January 30th. What a day! Zipping through the Taconic Parkway’s twists and turns, on a crisp, sunny, winter morning, was just the exhilarating start! The best was yet to come! I was headed to Albany for double duty- to meet Assembly Member, Rebecca Seawright‘s new Legislative Director, Cheryl Couser, in order to
FRAUD! Reported by Ron Blitzer at DailyNewz, Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General of New York State had this to say about Trump University…… “It’s fraud. This is straight up fraud! It’s like selling people something you say is a Mercedes and it turns out to be a Volkswagen. And even
If a romance scam happened to you in NY, please contact me! Law & Order SVU did a great job of presenting a rape by fraud case this past Wednesday. If you’ve yet to see the episode, here’s the link. You can watch it right here on your computer! Enough for fiction…. We need real life … Continue reading Step Up NY!!
Catfish (Catphish) Profiles, false personation in e-dating, Facebook, and other internet descriptions, to embroil victims in romance scams, is now part of the permanent record of NY State’s Assembly. On October 21st, I provided testimony to create awareness and, hopefully, plant seeds that will bring about change.
Nay-Sayers are not the only voices! We’ve heard all the nay-saying silliness that folks who oppose “Sexual Assault by Fraud” laws come up with. And we’ve seen the ridiculous scenarios that the media creates in order to sensationalize, by stoking the fire of opposition…..
Lack of emotional empathy = shallow, superficial emotions Sociopaths weave beautifully seductive tales. Problem is, they don’t mean it the way you absorb it. When they embrace you and speak endearingly of “forever,” they’re only thinking of the immediate gratification they’ll receive today. They want the adoration and sexual surrender you reserve for those you deeply love, and they … Continue reading CAD Tale- Suki’s Story
JOYCE M. SHORT Sexual assault is a bi-partisan crime in desperate need of a bi-partisan solution. It can happen to anyone… rich and famous or indigent, Republican or Democrat, vulnerable or sophisticated, male or female, young or old! It happened to me. In fact, I survived three distinct types of sexual assault – all three … Continue reading Author Bio