sexual deviancy


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sexual deviancy

Sexual excitement to the point of erection and/or orgasm, when the object of that excitement is considered abnormal in the context of the learned societal norms (paraphilia).
 
Types
Exhibitionism, fetishism, frotteurism, pedophilia, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, transvestic fetishism, voyeurism, paraphilia, “not otherwise specified”.

sexual deviancy

Paraphilia Psychiatry Sexual excitement to the point of erection and/or orgasm, when the object of that excitement is considered abnormal in the context of the practitioner's learned societal norms Types Exhibitionism, fetishism, frotteurism, pedophilia, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, transvestic fetishism, voyeurism, paraphilia, not otherwise specified, an informal 'wastepaper basket' category. See Child abuse, Paraphilia.
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6) Confusion about sexual identity and the boundaries of one's body are common and may contribute to sexual deviancy.
Frances Lee Bernstein's main argument in The Dictatorship of Sex is that the Soviet doctors who claimed to be providing "sexual enlightenment" in the years 1917-1933 chose a sexless model of sex, one which dealt almost exclusively with sexual deviancy, rather than sexual pleasure.
Elise Chenier, Strangers in our Midst: Sexual Deviancy in Postwar Ontario (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2008)
Western discussions of Islam on the Internet, for example, often accuse the prophet Muhammad of sexual deviancy, but the contributors to these debates rarely realize the ethnocentricity of their views.
Social services actually provided him with a further two victims of his sexual deviancy.
But it's not as glamorous as television makes it out to be; it turns out to be a dark world of drugs, sexual deviancy, treachery, and a dead hooker, who just happened to be his wife.
After the argument moves into the financial underpinning of the political world and the connotations of sexual deviancy associated with it, the third chapter ends triumphantly with an impressive reading of the political allegory of "Slawkenbergius's Tale" justifying Watts's extended discussion of the priapic radicalism of John Wilkes earlier in the chapter.
None too keen on McLaren's assertion that "Jesus Christ was a sausage" and his suggestion that all the churches should be turned into centres of sexual deviancy, mad Mike screamed: "National television or not.
In one scene, the director tries to make a reputedly increasingly misanthropic and shy scientist relax by asking him probing questions about sexual deviancy among penguins.
The lawsuits contend that the seminary sent him to sexual deviancy counseling while he was still in the seminary.
Recorder Jeremy Richardson said: "The sentence imposed is indefinite to protect the public from your predatory sexual deviancy towards children.
This dichotomy was never more apparent than in the mixed message wartime propaganda gave to women, writes Leder, as it urged them to "provide sexualized support for the military in public and private entertainment," while at the same time condemning promiscuity and prostitution as sexual deviancy.