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sodomy

 [sod´ah-me]
1. anal intercourse.
2. old term for any form of homosexuality; sometimes extended to mean any of numerous paraphilias.

sod·o·my

(sod'ŏm-ē),
A term denoting a number of sexual practices variously proscribed by law, especially bestiality, oral-genital contact, and anal intercourse.
Synonym(s): buggery
[see sodomist]

sodomy

Anal sex or other non-penovaginal copulation-like acts, especially between male humans or between a human and an animal.

sodomy

Sexology
1. Anal intercourse, see there, buggery.
2. A term variously applied to zoophilia, to orogenital or anogenital contact between humans, especially ♂. Cf Paraphilia.

sod·o·my

(sod'ŏm-ē)
A term denoting any one of a number of sexual practices variously considered abnormal or deviant by particular cultures, such as bestiality, oral-genital contact, and anal intercourse.
See also: sodomist

sodomy

1. Anal copulation with a male.
2. Anal or oral copulation with a woman.
3. Copulation with an animal. Also known as buggery.
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Whether it's increased portions of food or reduced hard labour, inmates are forced to pay through sodomy.
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Anwar was subsequently arrested and convicted on sodomy and corruption charges widely seen as politically motivated.
[who does not carry personal identification documents] with threatening to assault two individuals and burn their houses if they did not waive their sodomy complaint against his brother.
Mostafai says Ebrahim Hamidi was sentenced to death for lavat, or sodomy, on the basis of a "judge's knowledge," a legal provision that allows a judge to convict where there is no conclusive evidence, but the judge feels the accused is guilty.
He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of sodomy, a crime in Muslim-majority Malaysia.
Cristian Berco's study is the product of extensive archival research into the records of the Spanish Inquisition, with focus on its numerous sodomy trials during Spain's Golden Age.
MORE THAN half of the world's remaining sodomy laws--laws that criminalize consensual homosexual conduct--are relics of British colonial rule.
Sodomy is a general intent crime punishable regardless of the consent or the age of the parties.
The Rev Peter Mullen, 66, is facing calls to quit after suggesting that gay men's bottoms be branded with cigarette packet-style slogans like: "Sodomy can seriously damage your health."
In this monograph, Cristian Berco explores prosecutions for sodomy conducted by the Spanish Inquisition in the Crown of Aragon, in the hopes of illuminating connections between sexual behavior and social and ethnic relations in early modern Spain.