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SODOMITE. One who his been guilty of sodomy. Formerly such offender was punished with great severity, and was deprived of the power of making a will.

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Neanmoins, la repression penale demeure extremement rare et les poursuites surviennent generalement lorsque d'autres crimes violents s'ajoutent au delit sexuel, auquel cas le chatiment exemplaire du fautif contribue a la demonisation du sodomite.
That such a curious approach to the sexual act has something to do with the condemnation of the antediluvians and the Sodomites has by now become generally accepted in criticism.
When Spaniards declared that "they are all sodomites," "sodomites more than any other race," who "take great pride in it," the message was clear.
The third chapter addresses the vastly heterogeneous and transgressive social, economic, and generational composition of the sodomite constituency, which "set the basis for a system of sexuality in which any man [.
Focusing on Florence, Michael Rocke and Philip Gavitt trace the interplay between, on one side, the civic magistracy of the Officers of the Night and charitable and government institutions for single women, and on the other, sodomites and prostitutes.
Bishop Wellington Boone, a black preacher, distributed a pamphlet entitled, "The Rape of the Civil Rights Movement: How Sodomites Are Using Civil Rights Rhetoric to Advance Their Preference for Sexual Perversion" Jenn Giroux of Cincinnati's medievalist Citizens of Community Values denounced feminism and proclaimed, to enthusiastic applause, "We want to be protected by men
It is not enough to say that these sodomites are offensive, but rather they need to be made literally disgusting.
1) This article appealed to me because the key words in the title, arsenokoites and malakos, are precisely the two controversial words from the passage that are often translated deprecatorily as "homosexuals and sodomites.
Unsigned flyers in the ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem neighborhood of Mea Shearim blared out "Death to the Sodomites," and offered the reward for "whoever causes the death of one of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Most reviews waxed and waned between giddy glee for these sodomites of the sagebrush and sappy salivation about The Tumescence in the Tent.
The chapter on James's The Tragic Muse juxtaposes the Labouchere Amendment, the Souls, the paintings of Sargent and Whistler, and James's novel in a heady mix of politics, aesthetics, and desire; while the closing chapter on Wilde links Ireland, Rosebery, sodomites, and the associations of the word 'partner'.
One religious leader gleefully declared New Orleans abortion-free, Mardi Gras-free, free of Southern decadence, the sodomites, witchcraft workers and false religion.