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Eroticism, Romanticism, and Deviancy are useful dimensions in attempting to examine the meanings, or feelings, individuals might associate with particular sexual activities.
Violent protests erupted this week in several Muslim countries against the American-made movie, which crudely lampoons Mohammed and associates him with sexual deviancy.
Here he seems to be on a quest to offend a nation with a speech he helps to pen (under the influence of illegal substances) which brings up Australia's criminal past and the groom's possible sexual deviancy.
If it were one or two victims, it could be a reasonable argument to make -- the Bernie Fine story is a perfect example -- but it is absurd to think 10 children, including the eight who have testified in court, would be willing to go through all of the pain and shame of testifying about Sandusky's sexual deviancy in hopes of a small check.
It has become apparent that whatever twisted deviancy drove Venables to do what he did at the age of 10 remains with him still - the discovery of child porn on his computer, for which he was returned to prison, is evidence of that.
Upon being released from federal prison, Walker will be required to register as a sex offender and undergo sexual deviancy treatment.
It is certainly a deliciously incongruous place - former magistrates' court and council chamber - to be hearing these tales of urban deviancy in small-town Cumbria.
It is obligatory on the part of the AIIMS authorities to see that no one in the institution shows any kind of deviancy by taking recourse to strikes, protests or demonstrations and he who engages in such activity would be liable for disciplinary proceeding and also for the contempt of this Court," ruled the bench headed by chief justice Dipak Misra.
Redesigned, this edition incorporates chapters on integrating the program with school-wide response to intervention and positive behavioral supports, intervening with girls and culturally diverse students, research on peer-to-peer deviancy effects, monitoring progress and evaluating the program, and working with individuals.
If we fail in this, as a nation we will continue to 'define deviancy down,' in the inimitable phrase of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.
It is while explaining intellectual security that the mufti called on Muslim communities to guard against deviancy, especially extremism and fanaticism.
Urge political parties, men of culture and intellectuals to instill in youths the noble universal values, so that they no longer be exposed to deviancy or self-retrenchment and resist the bad habits of consumer's society.
The program presents anomalies and deviancy in society that are unacceptable and immoral and should be punished according to Shariah.
The program presents anomalies and deviancy in society that are unacceptable and immoral and should be punished according to sharia," Ahmad Qasim al-Ghamdi, Mecca head of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, the religious police, said.
For example, he claimed that 10 percent of American men were homosexual for at least three years of their lives; 69 percent of men visited prostitutes; 50 percent engaged in adultery; and, overall, 95 percent of the American male population regularly indulged sexual deviancy.