The Outspoken Offender Podcast

--- The Outspoken Offender Podcast ---

An honest podcast about the sex offender registry, living with a sex offense, and the challenges that come with being on the “list.” The effects of social ostracism and rejection for ex-offenders are also discussed.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Abolish the Sex Offender Registry - Let’s Try These Options Instead

    America's sex offender registry offers no additional protection for children and our communities. This statement has been proven in numerous studies throughout the years. So, if the registry doesn't work, what else should we try? In this informative podcast episode, I discuss three possible options: Circles of Accountability, chaperone programs, and ...

    01/09/2021

  2. The Sex Offender Registry and the Collateral Damage to Families

    On May 17, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed federal Megan's Law, an amendment to the Jacob Wetterling Act. That set the guidelines for the state statutes, requiring states to notify the public of registrants. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, as of 2016, there were 859,500 ...

    01/02/2021

  3. Can You Shed The Sex Offender Stigma?

    Can you shed the sex offender stigma or label? Yes. In fact, one man is doing it. In this episode, I briefly discuss the story of Justin Vargas, a teen basketball scout in Phoenix, Arizona. Vargas was convicted of sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl when he was 23, and which ...

    12/28/2020

  4. Ways to Use Haters As Motivation For Success

    Haters are everywhere...online and off! So how do we deal with people that look down on us? I give several tips on how to effectively manage people who criticize, denounce, and spread hate on social media and in the real world. "My hope is to encourage registered citizens, former inmates, and ...

    12/25/2020

  5. Introduction and Sex Offender Registry Myths and Facts - The Outspoken Offender

    Let's take a few moments and discuss a few of these misconceptions about a class of people that are often misunderstood. I follow up with real, accurate statistics while debunking falsehoods and rumors about people on the registry. ...

    12/24/2020