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Definition of the adjective Antisodomy

What does Antisodomy mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Seeking to prevent or prohibit sodomy

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Studies (2012)

by Helmut K. Anheier, Mark Juergensmeyer

Even many countries without formal antisodomy laws still systematically repress, arrest, and jail persons for same-sex sexual behavior, often using vague laws against acts that are “contrary to public morals” or other ambiguously described ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History (2012)

Texas finally overturned antisodomy laws across the country; such laws had routinely been used to punish and stigmatize gay people engaging in consensual sexual activity and had served as justification for the denial of employment, housing ...

Google previewDictionary of Torture (2015)

by Nigette M. Spikes

Coincidentally, societies thatoppressed women enacted antisodomy laws, whereas societiesthat respected womentended tobetolerant of people with aninclination for sodomy, particularly modernsocieties but also some ancient Native ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Clinical Psychology Set (2015)

by Robin L. Cautin, Scott O. Lilienfeld

The Court also ruled against a state antisodomy law, in support of the APA's position in its amicus brief. However, despite the psychological evidence provided in APA briefs, the Supreme Court ruled against voluntary state desegregation plans ...

Google previewMarriage Customs of the World: An Encyclopedia of Dating Customs and Wedding Traditions (2013)

by George Monger

Supreme Court struck down the Texas antisodomy laws, and this decision gave gay couples the confidence to launch further legal challenges. In May 2004, Massachusetts became the first state to allow ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Social Movements (2015)

by Immanuel Ness

Supreme Court struck down a Texas antisodomy law as unconstitutional , and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled in favor of gay ...

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

However, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, an Austrian writer, was the first person to anonymously publish the word “homosexual” in an 1869 pamphlet arguing against an antisodomy law. The book Psychopathia Sexualis, written by Richard von ...

Google previewSocial Issues in America: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by James Ciment

Texas, the Supreme Court rules a Texas antisodomy law unconstitutional; in a sweeping statement, the court says that the government has no right to regulate the private sexual behavior of consenting adults; many in the gay and lesbian ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Supreme Court to uphold antisodomy laws in Bowers v. Hardwick (1986) inspired increased activism and widespread support for ...

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Antisodomy Meaning

Video shows what antisodomy means. Seeking to prevent or prohibit sodomy. Antisodomy Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1S1O1D2O1M3Y4

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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