“Sexual Deviance is often the cultural and political wild card used to demonize people who do not conform to certain sexual norms” (Bronski 15).  “Treating some sexual behaviors differently because potentially they had less impact on the community had a twin effect on future American culture.  It gave rise to the social (and eventually legal) concept of “consenting adults” and to a domestic-based idea of privacy that offered protections to some people and certain points in history” (Bronski 18).  

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