Homeless Paid $50 to Get Beat Up in Fetish Videos
Dominatrix films violate Florida hate crime laws, suit charges
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 13, 2011 2:40 AM CDT
Shefights videos like this one highlight beatings of men by women. A Florida lawsuit is charging the beating of paid homeless men violates state hate crime laws.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Owners of a Florida Internet company are being sued for paying homeless men $50 to be filmed while women punched and kicked them in dominatrix fetish videos, according to court documents. The company sells "beatdown videos" of women attacking men for up to $900 on its site at Shefights.net. The suit charges that the St. Petersburg business violates a state law against hate crimes. Some of the homeless have been hospitalized as the result of the beatings, and men have suffered broken ribs and a dislocated jaw, according to the suit. A homeless advocate became suspicious months ago when he saw several men on local streets with limps, bruises, and split lips.

The Shefights website boasts of men in "excruciating pain" after their beatings by buff young women in scanty gym clothes. "What kind of a society would allow this to happen?" asked lawyer Neil Chonin. Victims desperate for cash are taken to a film spot where they were beaten sometimes while in handcuffs or shackles, Chonin said. An owner of the company said the charges would be "disproved," but offered no details. Police have been investigating the operation for months. "Anything involving bodily harm to someone invites scrutiny to see if laws have been broken," a police spokesman told the St. Petersburg Times.

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Apr 18, 2011 10:42 PM CDT
Levity time....Masochist to Sadist:"Hurt me,pleeease!"-------Sadist to Masochist:"No."Etiologist Gilles DeLeuze correctly synopsized Sado-Masochism as a faux construct based on faulty transformist suppositions in re the mechanism by which the Pleasure Principle operates.They are two separate constructs rather,that only superficially obtain complementarity in their desexualizing modus and in the Death Instinct.(Read 'Coldness And Cruelty' by DeLeuze.)
Apr 18, 2011 10:32 PM CDT
@littlewolfplaying---It could be that you've had the experience,but missed the meaning.Shefights.com and semblable Internet fare IS the solution to what otherwise,in the workaday realm of reality would eventuate into a battered males 'pandemic' sans contractual and consensual parameters between compos mentis adults....I'm not in the 'solution' biz.Let seedy lawyers sort out your faux morals based on deontological archaicisms.Meanwhile,it's 'you're' and 'too'----'your' indicating possession,as opposed personal pronoun contraction to intransitive present tense verb indicator for 'be'...
Apr 16, 2011 4:09 AM CDT
Violence against men, why isn't their an awareness month or something.... These men are getting seriously injured by female beatings for entertainment and nobody is going to jail? No PSA about domestic violence against men? Fact is America does not care about men, it only cares for women.