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Saturday, 15 October 2011

October 15th in History : Michel Foucault, Luz María Umpierre

Born this day:

Michel Foucaultphilosopher, social theorist and historian of ideas.

Luz María Umpierre, Puerto American lesbian poet

Nigel Green (1924– 1972 ) UK 

Sodomy in History, October 16

1749 — North Carolina adopts the English sodomy law explicitly.
1943 — The Tennessee Supreme Court rules that fellatio is prohibited by the state’s "crime against nature" law, although the decision is neither published nor publicized.
1958 — The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a conviction for sodomy after the police entered without a warrant to search the defendant’s home.

Calendar of Sodomy, October
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