scatophagy

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the eating of excrement or other filth

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Barbino's sexual fluidity, and his refusal to be stereotyped through specific behaviors ("femme," predator, pedophile) or forms of deviance (sado/masochist fantasies, coprophilia, top/bottom relationships), renders his "I" capable of questioning not only the power superstructure that labels deviance and its expressions, but also the constructed homosexuality that, as a subordinate element, seemingly completes the binary normal/abnormal.
As for sexual orientation, which the Supreme Court of Canada read into the Charter of Rights in 1995, it is described by the American Psychiatric Association as including the following: homosexuality, bisexuality, pedophilia, transgenderism, transexuality, transvestitism, transvestic fetishism, autogynephilia, voyeurism, exhibitionism, fetishism or sexual fetishism, zoophilia, sexual sadism, sexual masochism, necrophilia, klismaphilia, telephone scatalogia, urophilia, apotemnophilia, coprophilia, copraphagia, toucherism, partialism, gender identity disorder, frotteurism, and frattemism (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition).
And so today's stand-ups can edge cosily into four letter verbiage and slangy coprophilia.
Besides fetishism of every imaginable sort, a serial killer may or may not engage in animal torture, cannibalism , coprophilia (touching or consuming feces), gerontophilia (expressing sexual interest in the elderly), lust murder (mutilating sexual organs or rectums of victims of either sex, as in the cases of Ted Bundy and John Gacy), mixoscopia (watching an accomplice rape or sodomize a victim-often found in killer couples or pairs like Henry Lucas and Ottis Toole), necrofetishism (keeping dead bodies, or parts of them, as Jeffrey Dahmer did), necrophilia, pedophilia, pederasty (sodomizing children), the photographing or recording of victims' torture sessions, addiction to pornography (one of Bundy's symptoms), rape, torture, sadomasochism, and voyeurism (11-13).
A disabling obsession with porn is already frequently categorized as a paraphilia -- a fetish, like pedophilia or coprophilia or an obsession with shoes.
Certainly, 'rimming', homosexual anal sex, and coprophilia are all portrayed as routinely in Cooper's writing as is drug abuse, but as Geoffrey Hartman observes of Walter Benjamin's analysis of Baudelaire: 'Benjamin was tempted to give his analysis at the price of occluding a radically religious perspective.