When a young wife is found dead after what appears to have been an auto-erotic encounter, Detectives Benson and Stabler find out that the deceased and a group of her girlfriends had recently been accused of raping a male stripper (Pete Starrett). A.D.A. Cabot prosecutes the sexual assault. The rape leads the Detectives to believe that the woman's death may have been a murder. Written by
Did You Know?
Paige Turco would also guest-star ten years later, in a different episode, playing a different character. See more
The judge cites the First Amendment's gender equality protections in dismissing a challenge to the rape statute. Gender equality jurisprudence arises under the Fourtennth Amendment, not the First. See more
References Law & Order