Dominic/Sophie Louise Carter

Dominic Mark/Sophie Louise Carter, a male who identifies as a transgender woman, was convicted at Southampton Crown Court in 2023 of three counts of making indecent images of children.

On arrest in April 2021, Carter ‘wrestled’ with officers trying to prevent them accessing multiple devices. Two category A indecent images of children were found – the most serious kind – and a further three Category B images were discovered as well as six which were Category C.

Carter, 39, apparently has five convictions for six unspecified past offences, but was given a six-month prison sentence suspended for 18 months, must complete 60 rehabilitation activity requirement sessions and 120 hours of unpaid work and will be subject to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for five years. Carter’s defence barrister attempted mitigation by raising the defendant’s alcohol, drug and mental health issues but the judge said “The reason that children around the world are subject to abuse and it is filmed is because people seek gratification. “People like you get gratification from looking at those images.”

Carter was convicted under the name Dominic Mark Carter but appeared in court for sentencing in August 2023 wearing entirely pink clothes, pink nail varnish and a child’s pink hairband, claiming a trans identity as Sophie Louise Carter. This declaration of a trans identity after criminal charges have been brought has been pithily named ‘Prison Onset Gender Dysphoria‘ – as exemplified by the trans-identified male double rapist Adam Graham/Isla Bryson who told jurors ‘she [sic] first made the decision about “transition” from a man to a woman in 2020 after she [sic] first appeared to face the rape charge’. This tag collates other offenders trying this gambit – likely believing it will decrease their likelihood of receiving a custodial sentence. Now that government policy has finally been updated so that trans-identified male offenders cannot serve their sentences in the female estate if they have male genitalia or have been convicted of sexual offences, male sex offenders like Bryson and Carter cannot be sent to women’s prisons.

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Julie Bindel feminist commentary ‘Trans paedophiles are laughing at Britain’ pointing out that men who claim a trans identity are no less likely to commit sex offences than any other men archive

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