Most entries in Perversion in the News feature folks arrested for their sexual peccadillos.  Unfortunately, the crimes involved in today’s entry are far more serious.

Inside the BDSM community there is much discussion about how kinky people are not mentally ill. Unfortunately, so much effort appears to go into dispelling the notion of kink equating to mental illness I think we lose sight of the fact that there are mentally ill people in our community.  Whether or not the perpetrator of this crime was legally insane, I don’t know.  But I think this news story illustrates that there are crazy people among us.  Not acknowledging that is dangerous.  You can read the story here:

http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20110621/ARTICLE/110629908/2416/NEWS?tc=ix