Despite these facts, the court ruled that the defendant intended to rape a woman, and since the victim was, according to the judge, actually a man, the defendant’s intentioned crime was impossible to commit.
(so many trigger warnings.) “Swedish man acquitted of rape because victim was Transgender”, Seattle Gay News; link courtesy solarbird.
Sweden, you are off the friends list. I thought you were okay, but I was wrong. Just. wow. no. I don’t. have words. nothing about this is okay.