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The Center for Sexual Justice: How the Criminalization of the Queer Community Affects Us All

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Extein, MSW

We want to organize a community of support for queer registrants, families, friends and allies in order to lessen the trauma of life on the registry, decrease isolation and better the lives of everyone affected.

Capitol Punishment: The Troubling Consequences of Federal Child Pornography Laws

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Andrew Extein, MSW

The decision to empathize with a person who has caused harm is a deeply personal one. We are asking you, however, to think about what happened to Ryan Loskarn, think about the laws, and think about the way society and the media contributes to hatred and hysteria.

This Map of America's Weirdest Love Laws Will Totally Kill the Mood

Roadtrippers | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

Since today is national "getting freaky" day, you're probably looking to do some serious boot-knocking. Luckily we've put together this handy guide to the weirdest sex laws in America so you can focus on bumping uglies without worrying about breaking the law.

Sodomy's Legal In Virginia, But Guess What's Still Prohibited?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

Virginia is for prudes, according to the state's blue laws. The starkly explicit sodomy law that helped undo gubernatorial would-be Ken Cuccinelli ...

11 Of The Most Outrageous Cases Of Sex Being Criminalized Throughout History

Eric Berkowitz | Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Eric Berkowitz

I would be glad if, after reading my book, people paused before they condemned others for their sexual behavior. Of course, violence and abuse of power are always wrong, but we must realize that we all have inherited attitudes and morals that are, at bottom, arbitrary.

Sex Laws and 2 Wisconsin District Attorneys

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Brauchli

This week's news pertains to two Wisconsin district attorneys who have very different views on sex.

Why Queers Should Care About Sex Offenders

Andrew Extein, MSW | Posted 08.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Andrew Extein, MSW

The same methods historically used by the government to imprison and pathologize homosexuality and gender variation are being used today to justify the extreme marginalization, lifetime institutionalization, and oppression of people who have violated sex laws.