The defence was seeking a two-year probation with no time behind bars. Please see our Commenting Policy for more. Smaller font Descrease article font size - A. Defence lawyer Dan Nagase said the sentence should take into account this was not a public change room. Nagase argued the act was not thought out, naive and unsophisticated. Nagase said Soudara has sought out counselling and the incident happened during a difficult time in his life when he was struggling with his sexual orientation.