When I read Cara's post Update on Kyle Payne I wrote the following comment which quoted from Kyle Payne's statement (you can get the link through The Curvature, I won't link to his blog):
Without the trust that other survivors and other activists had shared with me, a trust that had sustained me and helped me clearly see that there was good in the world, I felt that there was nothing left.
This makes Kyle Payne sound like a trust vampire. His call for forgiveness then becomes a call to let him feed again.
After writing that comment, I knew there was so much more about this case and Payne's PR which could be highlighted, but after reading this:
Recognizing what I feel to be my responsibility as a male ally to feminism, as well as a decent human being, I ask that any women reading this letter who wish to share their responses contact me via email at [...]
All I can think about in relation to Payne is, "Yuck!" and "Please don't give this man what he wants." and "If you encounter anyone whose statements remind you of Payne's, run!"