Pederasty


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Pederasty

The criminal offense of unnatural copulation between men.

The term pederasty is usually defined as anal intercourse of a man with a boy. Pederasty is a form of Sodomy.

See: sodomy
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As the excerpts with which I began this review indicate, the scandal surrounding Casement's behavior was more than homosexuality: it was of habitual and long-term pederasty.
The gymnasium, a peculiarly Greek institution, is regularly associated with pederasty in classical and post-classical sources.
com) to publicize those who don't demonize "the Eight P's": promiscuity, public sex, pederasty, pornography, prostitution, paraphernalia, poetes maudits, and "planters" (dead males who made Western Civilization and most others).
A March 25, 2000 homosexual "Teach Out" at Tufts University for educators and teenage students (staged with state government support) promoted pederasty (adult-child sexual relations), endorsed homosexual teenage sex, and explicitly described homosexual and sado-masochistic practices.
There are many examples of how the church has upheld human rights in history by adamantly opposing forced marriages, polygamy, male castration, female genital mutilation, pederasty and prostitution.
The upright Martin du Gard was often exasperated, and even rather scandalized, by his confrere's antics, in particular his inveterate pederasty.
The article also quotes Toronto's Christos Metropolitan Community Church which wrongly argues that the biblical references condemning homosexuality should be translated as pederasty and male prostitution.
But the focus is partial, in the sense that some obvious sources aren't here: Thomas Mann's oeuvre; or Andre Gide's paean to adolescent irresponsibility, The Counterfeiters (1926), and of course his extraordiany defense of pederasty, Corydon (1924).
Unfortunately for Annan and UNICEF, allegations of pederasty by UN employees is a familiar scenario.
Besides reducing the number of priests, he has exposed pederasty, AIDS, and now for a topping, the transformation of Father Dennis to Denise.
According to Rich, accurate chronicling of lesbian existence needs to cite the "qualitative differences in female and male relationships, for example, the prevalence of anonymous sex and the justification of pederasty among male homosexuals, the pronounced ageism in male homosexual standards of sexual attractiveness, and so forth" (193).
Transcending regional variations, there were two main types of gay relations in early Greece: an educational tradition leading to the educational pederasty idealized by Socrates, and an institutionalized military camaraderie.