Fighting Words

Pedophiles Can't be 'Cured,' and It's Dangerous to Suggest They Can

A recently published paper claiming pedophiles can be cured does a disservice to people who need treatment.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
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Roy Moore Is Suing Sacha Baron Cohen for $95M After Pedophile Detector Bit

The failed Senate candidate claims the 'Who Is America?' clip caused "severe emotional distress" and "financial damage."
Lauren Messman
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Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Put Roy Moore Through a Pedophile Detector Test

"This is 99.8 percent accurate."
Lauren Messman
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Parents May Face Charges After Livestreaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”
Mack Lamoureux
creep catchers

A Vigilante Pedophile Hunter is Being Sued For Defamation

The plaintiff alleges that the actions of the president of the Surrey Creep Catcher chapter resulted in him being “subjected to ridicule, hatred and contempt.”
Mack Lamoureux
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Man Who Posed as Justin Bieber Online Charged with More Than 900 Child Sex Crimes

An Australian man allegedly tricked his underage victims into sending explicit photos by pretending to be the pop star on Facebook and Skype.
VICE Staff

A Pedophile Opens Up About Being Targeted by Vigilantes

Todd Nickerson is attracted to children but says he’s never abused one.
Manisha Krishnan

Jared Fogle's Ex-Wife Is Suing Subway for Allegedly Hiding His Pedophelia

A lawsuit from Katie McLaughlin, who married Fogle in 2010, accuses Subway of not acting on reports of the pitchman's "depravities."
VICE Staff

​Convicted Sex Offender Jared Fogle Sues Parents of One of His Victims

The former Subway pitchman is now suing the parents of one of his victims, saying they should take responsibility for her distress. We talked to a legal expert about how cases like this can make it even more difficult for victims of sexual abuse to...
Kimberly Lawson

When I Dated a Pedophile

There is no changing what happened. There is no unmolesting me.
Ana Nikoladze

The Problems Facing the New Breed of Vigilante Pedophile Hunters

This week, a 20-year-old was jailed for killing a man he believed to be a child abuser. But a new type of vigilante pedophile hunter is emerging and violence is the last thing on their minds.
Matt Broomfield

My Father Was a Child Molester and I Put Him in Prison

As bad a man as my father is, I still struggle with the guilt of placing the man I loved and admired for so long into a cramped, violent cage.