01/04/2016 – Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai case update

I’ve posted the latest updates from PACER on the ongoing federal case against Charles Michael Segaloff (aka BDSM writer Michael Makai). Of special note, you’ll want to read the detention order. Why you trust your gut: #BDSM and predators in the lifestyle. (Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai arrest) As always, you have permission to … Read More

US legal system primer: how someone is labelled a “registered sex offender.”

I’m seeing an appalling number of people who are either just woefully ignorant of how our justice system works, or are deliberately being willfully stupid, when it comes to this case of Michael Makai / Charles Michael Segaloff. You cannot just get slapped with a “sex offender” label. To become a registered sex offender, you must … Read More

Why you trust your gut: #BDSM and predators in the lifestyle. (Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai arrest)

Latest Edit: 01/12/2017, see files, and bottom section. Final judgment paperwork added. Charles Michael Segaloff (aka Michael Makai) pled guilty on a plea deal to a lesser charge, and was sentenced on 08/04/2016 to two years in federal prison, and one year of supervised release, as well as sex offender rehabilitation classes. (Still awaiting actual sentencing … Read More