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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The criminality and sexual deviancy read onto these trans bodies--as well as the other imprisoned bodies with which they interact daily--dictate the "necessity" or "seriousness" of their claims.
STRANGERS IN OUR MIDST is an important book for it historicizes and evaluates the development of legal, psycho-medical, and public reactions to sexual deviancy.
Recorder Jeremy Richardson said: "The sentence imposed is indefinite to protect the public from your predatory sexual deviancy towards children.
I'm a really dark character in two movies that make social statements about the corruption of power and sexual deviancy.
Miss Colborne, mitigating, said Napier had been happily married for 33 years and there was no suggestion of any sexual deviancy in his life.
For instance, Justice Anthony Kennedy asserted in his majority decision that "the right the petitioners seek in this case has been accepted as an integral part of human freedom in many other countries," and there was no evidence that governmental interest in circumscribing sexual deviancy (which he termed "personal choice") is "somehow more legitimate or urgent" in the U.
A Missouri Supreme Court case 10 years ago did away with the "per se" rule--now in all cases plaintiffs have to prove they were actually damaged before they can recover -- but the charge of sexual deviancy still has great resonance with juries.
The 1983 Mental Health Act states people cannot be detained because of promiscuity, immoral conduct, sexual deviancy or dependency on drugs or alcohol.
Agrarians and other Southern social conservatives at mid-century created a canon that was and is ostensibly--yet anxiously--devoid of sexual deviancy and deviants, while at the same time persons working within a national frame tended to quarantine such deviancy to this specific regional literature.
Our task is to discuss issues misrepresented by social-activist groups who have portrayed sexual deviancy as a normal way of life.
They found that men scored higher than women on self-perceived sexual experience, sexual deviancy, and sexual responsiveness while women scored higher than men on perceptions of themselves as sexually attractive and romantic.
1) Sometimes, however, dogs that do not bark can be as significant as ones that do, and I am going to argue that far from being devoid of sexual deviancy, Perkin Warbeck actually encodes a transgressive sexuality so subversive that its traces are hidden deep within the fabric of the play, visible only to a reading that historicizes Ford's work within very specific contexts.