The Homosexual(ity) of Law

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INDEX

a
‘acquired perversion’ 6 - 7 , 204
Admiralty, examinations 103 -8, 218
aetiology 3 , 5 - 6 , 72 , 112 -14, 176 -7, 179
age of consent 191 -6;
1994 debate 59 - 60 , 212 -13;
Sexual Offences Act 1967 29 - 30
agent provocateurs134 , 145 -6, 162 -3
AIDS/HIV:
and age of consent 195 ;
civil rights 7 ;
outing 60 , 62 -3;
prejudice 62 -3;
queer politics 4 - 5 ;
UK 194
Alverstone, Chief Justice Lord 137
American Association of Physicians for Human Rights 62
assault:
sado-masochism 180 ;
see also indecent assault
Audley, Mervyn Lord, Earl of Castlehaven 34 -6
Australia 14 - 15

b
Benkert, Karl Maria 3
bestiality 22 , 99 - 100 , 206
blackmail 51 -6, 210 -12;
buggery 43 -4;
Cold War 210 -11;
police 52 -4, 164 ;
post-1967 58 -9
Blackstone, Sir William, Commentaries on the Law of England36 -7, 38 , 85
Blair, Tony 192
body, nation 193 -4
Bowers v. Hardwick (1986) 5 , 7 , 15 , 61 , 207
boxing 232
Bracton, Henry de 21 -2
British Medical Association, examinations 102 -3
buggery:
accusation as violence 41 -3;
age of consent 194 -5;
blackmail 43 -4;
carnal order 80 ;
definition 72 ;
Foucault 12 ;
heterosexual 99 - 100 , 206 , 207 , 217 ;
history of term in law 21 -2;
homosexual offences 97 -8;
‘homosexual’ relationship 22 -3, 30 -1, 66 -7, 85 ;
medical examinations 103 -8;
metaphor 87 ;
penalties 23 , 25 -6, 27 ;
proof 100 , 104 , 105 ;
rape 208 ;
‘sexual intercourse’ 100 ;
Sexual Offences Act 1956 99 - 100 ;
Sexual Offences Act 1967 22 -7, 28 - 32 , 66 , 200 ;
sexualization 81 -4;
silence 33 - 65 ;
special status 23 -8, 30 ;
taxonomies 67 - 84 ;
treason 69 , 70 , 71 , 214 ;
‘unnatural offences’ 81 ;
use of term 206 , 209 ;
violent relationship 41 -3, 47 -8;
Wolfenden Committee 22 -8;
see also sodomy
‘Buggery:
Points for abolitionism as a separate offence’ 23 -5
by-laws:
homosexual offences 100 ;
Wolfenden Committee 97 -8

c
Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE) 119 , 126 , 143 -4
Canada 15
capital punishment 23 , 78 , 80 , 81 , 210
carnal knowledge:
buggery 72 ;
‘unnatural offences’ 81
carnal order:
buggery as violence against 76 ;
Offences Against the Persons Act 1828 80 ;
Offences Against the Persons Act 1861 80 -1
Castlehaven, Earl of see Audley, Mervyn Lord
Castlereigh, Lord 217
Catholicism, Protestant propaganda 71
Channel Islands 206
CHE see Campaign for Homosexual Equality
citation 84 -6
classification schemes 110 -15
Code Napoleon 3
Coke, Sir Edward 67 ;
silence 209 ;
The Institutes of the Laws of England33 , 68 - 72 , 73 , 77 , 78 , 85

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • Part I - The Lexicon of the Law 19
  • 2 - Novelty as the Tradition of Law 21
  • 3 - Buggery 33
  • 4 - Making the Sense of Buggery 66
  • Part II - The Homosexual(ity) of Law 89
  • 5 - The Enigma of ‘homosexual Offences’ 91
  • 6 - Policing and the Production of the Homosexual(ity) of Law 118
  • 7 - The Somatic Techniques of Policing 134
  • 8 - The Uses of Homosexuality 169
  • 9 - Conclusions 197
  • Appendix of Cases 203
  • Notes 204
  • Bibliography 234
  • Index 244
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