By R.E.L. Masters, Harry Benjamin

Reproduction written in 1962, chapters are Bestiality, gay acts, Miscegenation, intercourse and Forbidden medicines, and Adult-Child intercourse relationships.

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She would lie down on a sofa and separating her thighs would smear honey on and in the vulva. " (The smearing of honey on the male genitalia in order 23 Forbidden Sexual Behavior and Morality to experience titillation by flies is also known to have oc- curred. The bites of insects, particularly bees, have been solicited by males both masochistically to enjoy the pain- ful sensations, and in order to cause the penis to swell and thus enlarge the organ, after which sexual intercourse was engaged in before the swelling had a chance to recede.

But in the case of besti- ality, no other person can possibly be injured, unless in the rare instance where domestic animals belonging to another person are used and subjected to sadistic or cruel mistreatment. And even here, in these extremely rare cases, the damage is one to property only, and property is quite adequately protected by legislation having nothing to do with sexual behavior. ) But on what possible rational grounds can our society send to prison for many years, or otherwise severely pun- ish, the individual who engages in the peccadillo of sexual relations with an animal?

There is to be read in a work on the history of France that in the year 1458 a great number of men and women were burned in the city of Arras, ac- cused by one another. " While the Devil (and his demons) most often assumed the form of that traditional symbol of (sometimes evil) virility, the goat, He could appear in any animal form which happened to suit His whim of the moment, and his- tory records instances of His having assumed the forms of a multiplicity of serpents, birds, and beasts. He could, of course, appear in human form also; moreover He could transform humans into animals, and a bestial copulation could take place, say, between a goat who was the Devil, and a she-goat who was a human thus trans- 48 BESTIALITY formed; or the Devil could assume the form of a man, say, and commit bestiality with a human in the form of a bitch, ewe, mare, or some other creature.

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