Catherine Kieu Becker http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48222/all en US woman who severed husband's penis no 'black widow' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/us-woman-who-severed-husbands-penis-no-black-widow <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US woman cut off her husband's penis because she "wanted him to stop hurting her" with it, and was enraged that she thought he had another woman, her lawyer said Wednesday.</p> <p>Catherine Kieu Becker planted audio devices to try to catch him having sex with a lover, but they failed to find any evidence -- although the bugs did record the night she "took away his manhood," tossing it into the garbage.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/us-woman-who-severed-husbands-penis-no-black-widow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Catherine Kieu Becker Genital modification Medicine Reproductive system AFP Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:32:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5818790 at http://www.globalpost.com US woman on trial for cutting off 'hyper-sexual' husband's penis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/us-woman-trial-cutting-hyper-sexual-husbands-penis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US man whose estranged wife cut off his penis accused her Wednesday of effectively murdering him, recounting his horror as she severed the organ and threw it into a garbage disposal machine.</p> <p>The 60-year-old man said he would never have sex again after his wife -- who said she "wanted him to stop hurting her with his penis" -- drugged him and tied him to a bed, before taking a kitchen knife to his manhood.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130417/us-woman-trial-cutting-hyper-sexual-husbands-penis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Behavior Catherine Kieu Becker Human behavior Human sexuality Social Issues AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:30:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5818918 at http://www.globalpost.com