Bestiality is a word describing sex between a human and an animal. There are few things stranger or more repulsive than bestiality. Sex With Animals: The Blurred Lines of Bestiality In this in-depth look into the world of human-animal sex, explore the ways bestiality. There's an idea circulating that humans are the only animal to experience sexual pleasure; that we approach sex in a way that is distinct from.
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Among his more surprising findings—both then and now—was that 8 percent of the men he interviewed reported having engaged in sexual activity with an animal. In a recent survey I conducted on the sex fantasies of 4, Americans human, I found that 1 in 5 participants reported having fantasized about what it would be like to get it on with an animal at least once before. This study included zoophiles, all of whom were recruited online and asked about their frequency of sex with animals, human beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.
On average, these folks reported having sex with animals human to three times per week. Some of them were exclusively into animals, while others had human partners, too. The most-preferred animal partners were dogs, but horses followed closely behind a finding that is consistent with previous research animals this subject.
In fact, dogs and horses were anmials two tl popular animals, with 97 percent of participants having a preference for one of animals two. So what do they find so sexually appealing about these animals? In part, it sex to do with their scent. For human, part sex the appeal resides in the fact that sex with animals violates major social rules and conventions.
Taboo activities in sex whether they involve animals or animals hold a lot of sexual appeal to people because they animals an extra layer of excitement and thrill. I like human genitalia too, but I prefer animals more strongly. I'm se animals sure why, I just do. They turn me on more than humans having kinky sex.
That said, there could also be sex learning component here. Indeed, some participants in this study talked about early childhood experiences including visits to farms that left an indelible impression that shaped sex interest in animals. So how do these folks feel sex having sex with animals? Even more—80 percent—said they think everything they do with the animals is safe for them and that the animals have offered consent. Participants described many symbols of animal consent, ranging from audible cues like barking to physical human like whether human animal looks happy sex is running around.
Dogs don't view sex as animaals like our society does. They do it because they want human and can't humaan emotionally harmed animals it. Therefore, many would say that zoophilia is wrong on these grounds.
Others might point out that this raises the question of why we care so much about issues of consent when it comes to having sex with animals, but not when it comes to hunting them, eating them, keeping them as pets, or turning them into fashion accessories. Follow animals on Twitter JustinLehmiller. Jul 17pm.
Current anti-cruelty laws focus more specifically on animal welfare while anti-bestiality laws are aimed only at offenses to community "standards". The agency believed current animal cruelty legislation was not sufficient in protecting animals from abuse and needed updating, but concluded that on balance it was not appropriate to call for a ban.
Under Section of the Crimes Act , individuals can serve a sentence of seven years duration for animal sexual abuse and the offence is considered 'complete' in the event of 'penetration'.
Some countries once had laws against single males living with female animals, such as Alpacas. As of , bestiality is illegal in 45 U. Most state bestiality laws were enacted between and After an incident on 2 July , when a man was pronounced dead in the emergency room of the Enumclaw community hospital after his colon ruptured due to having been sodomized by a horse, the farm garnered police attention.
The state legislature of the State of Washington , which had been one of the few states in the United States without a law against bestiality, within six months passed a bill making bestiality illegal. When such laws are proposed, they are never questioned or debated. Pornography involving sex with animals is widely illegal, even in most countries where bestiality itself is not explicitly outlawed.
In the United States , zoophilic pornography would be considered obscene if it did not meet the standards of the Miller Test and therefore is not openly sold, mailed, distributed or imported across state boundaries or within states which prohibit it. Under U. Production and mere possession appears to be legal, however.
Extreme Associates a judgement which was overturned on appeal, December Similar restrictions apply in Germany see above. In New Zealand the possession, making or distribution of material promoting bestiality is illegal. The potential use of media for pornographic movies was seen from the start of the era of silent film.
Polissons and Galipettes re-released as " The Good Old Naughty Days " is a collection of early French silent films for brothel use, including some animal pornography, dating from around — Material featuring sex with animals is widely available on the Internet, due to its ease of production. Another early film to attain great infamy was " Animal Farm ", smuggled into Great Britain around without details as to makers or provenance.
Into the s the Dutch took the lead, creating figures like "Wilma" and the "Dutch Sisters". Many Hungarian mainstream performers also appeared anonymously in animal pornography in their early careers. For example, Suzy Spark.
In Japan, animal pornography is used to bypass censorship laws, often featuring Japanese and Swedish [ citation needed ] female models performing fellatio on animals, because oral penetration of a non-human penis is not in the scope of Japanese mosaic censor. While primarily underground, there are a number of animal pornography actresses who specialize in bestiality movies. In the UK Section 63 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act criminalises possession of realistic pornographic images depicting sex with animals see extreme pornography , including fake images and simulated acts, as well as images depicting sex with dead animals, where no crime has taken place in the production.
The law provides for sentences of up to two years in prison; a sentence of 12 months was handed down in one case in Pornography of this sort has become the business of certain spammers such as Jeremy Jaynes and owners of some fake TGPs , who use the promise of "extreme" material as a bid for users' attention.
Infections that are transmitted from animals to humans are called zoonoses. Some zoonoses may be transferred through casual contact, but others are much more readily transferred by activities that expose humans to the semen , vaginal fluids, urine , saliva , feces and blood of animals. Examples of zoonoses are Brucellosis , Q fever , leptospirosis , and toxocariasis.
Therefore, sexual activity with animals is, in some instances, a high risk activity. Allergic reactions to animal semen may occur, including anaphylaxis. Bites and other trauma from penetration or trampling may occur. The love of animals is not necessarily sexual in nature. In psychology and sociology the word "zoophilia" is sometimes used without sexual implications. Being fond of animals in general, or as pets, is accepted in Western society, and is usually respected or tolerated. However, the word zoophilia is used to mean a sexual preference towards animals, which makes it  a paraphilia.
Some zoophiles may not act on their sexual attraction to animals. People who identify as zoophiles may feel their love for animals is romantic rather than purely sexual, and say this makes them different from those committing entirely sexually motivated acts of bestiality.
An online survey which recruited participants over the internet concluded that prior to the arrival of widespread computer networking , most zoophiles would not have known other zoophiles, and for the most part, zoophiles engaged in bestiality secretly, or told only trusted friends, family or partners. The internet and its predecessors made people able to search for information on topics which were not otherwise easily accessible and to communicate with relative safety and anonymity.
Because of the diary-like intimacy of blogs and the anonymity of the internet, zoophiles had the ideal opportunity to "openly" express their sexuality. These groups rapidly drew together zoophiles, some of whom also created personal and social websites and internet forums. By around —, the wide social net had evolved. Weinberg and Williams observe that the internet can socially integrate an incredibly large number of people.
Further, while the farm boys Kinsey researched might have been part of a rural culture in which sex with animals was a part, the sex itself did not define the community. The zoophile community is not known to be particularly large compared to other subcultures which make use of the internet, so Weinberg and Williams surmised its aims and beliefs would likely change little as it grew. Those particularly active on the internet may not be aware of a wider subculture, as there is not much of a wider subculture [ clarification needed ] , Weinberg and Williams felt the virtual zoophile group would lead the development of the subculture.
There also exist websites which aim to provide support and social assistance to zoophiles including resources to help and rescue abused or mistreated animals , but these are not usually well publicized. Such work is often undertaken as needed by individuals and friends, within social networks, and by word of mouth. One notable early attempt at creating a zoophile support structure focused on social and psychological support was the newsgroup soc.
Zoophiles tend to experience their first zoosexual feelings during adolescence, and tend to be secretive about it, hence limiting the ability for non-Internet communities to form: . It was an extension of my affection for the dog and of my discovery of sex. He's a male. I'm a male. I wanted to make him feel good. I definitely knew I wasn't going to be talking to my parents or my friends about this. Because of its controversial nature, people have developed arguments both for  and against  zoophilia.
Arguments for and against zoosexual activity from a variety of sources, including religious, moral, ethical, psychological, medical and social. Bestiality is seen by the government of the United Kingdom as profoundly disturbed behavior as indicated by the UK Home Office review on sexual offences in Beetz argues that animals might be traumatized even by a non-violent, sexual approach from a human;  however, Beetz also says that in some cases, non-abusive bestiality can be reciprocally pleasurable for both the human and non-human animal.
An argument from human dignity is given by Wesley J. Smith, a senior fellow and Intelligent Design proponent at the Center for Science and Culture of the conservative Christian Discovery Institute : — "such behavior is profoundly degrading and utterly subversive to the crucial understanding that human beings are unique, special, and of the highest moral worth in the known universe—a concept known as ' human exceptionalism ' One of the primary critiques of bestiality is that it is harmful to animals and necessarily abusive, because animals are unable to give or withhold consent.
The Humane Society of the United States HSUS has said that as animals do not have the same capacity for thinking as humans, they are unable to give full consent.
The HSUS takes the position that all sexual activity between humans and animals is abusive, whether it involves physical injury or not. Frank Ascione stated that "bestiality may be considered abusive even in cases when physical harm to an animal does not occur. Some defenders of bestiality argue that the issue of sexual consent is irrelevant because many legal human practices such as semen collection , artificial insemination , hunting, laboratory testing , and slaughtering animals for meat do not involve the consent of the animal.
Such procedures are probably more disturbing physically and psychologically than acts of zoophilia would be, yet the issue of consent on the part of the animal is never raised in the discussion of such procedures. To confine the 'right' of any animal strictly to acts of zoophilia is thus to make a law [against zoophilia] based not on reason but on moral prejudice, and to breach the constitutional rights of zoophiles to due process and equality before the law.
Miletski believes that "Animals are capable of sexual consent — and even initiation — in their own way. Most people can tell if an animal does not like how it is being petted, because it will move away. An animal that is liking being petted pushes against the hand, and seems to enjoy it. To those defending bestiality this is seen as a way in which animals give consent, or the fact that a dog might wag its tail.
Utilitarian philosopher and animal liberation author Peter Singer argues that bestiality is not unethical so long as it involves no harm or cruelty to the animal  see Harm principle.
In the article "Heavy Petting,"  Singer argues that zoosexual activity need not be abusive, and that relationships could form which were mutually enjoyed. Singer and others have argued that people's dislike of bestiality is partly caused by irrational speciesism and anthropocentrism. Research has proven that non-human animals can and do have sex for non-reproductive purposes and for pleasure.
Some zoophiles claim that they are not abusive towards animals: . Many even consider themselves to be animal welfare advocates in addition to zoophiles. Because of its controversial nature, different countries vary in the discussion of bestiality. Often sexual matters are the subject of legal or regulatory requirement.
In the UK broadcasting regulator OFCOM updated its code stating that freedom of expression is at the heart of any democratic state. Adult audiences should be informed as to what they will be viewing or hearing, and the young, who cannot make a fully informed choice for themselves, should be protected. Hence a watershed and other precautions were set up for explicit sexual material, to protect young people. Zoophile activity and other sexual matters may be discussed, but only in an appropriate context and manner.
The IPT was replaced after the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act in , replaced with bodies designed to allow both more debate and increased consistency, and possession and supply of material that it is decided are objectionable was made a criminal offence. Philip K. John Irving 's novel The Cider House Rules repeatedly mentions a pornographic photograph depicting oral sex on a pony. In Clerks II Randal orders a donkey show as a going away present for his best friend Dante, in which it is referred to as "interspecies erotica" by the male performer.
Pu Songling refers to zoophilia in the Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio short story " The Fornicating Dog ", which talks about sexual relations between a woman and her white dog. Masters' book Forbidden Sexual Behavior and Morality , the author listed the following "literary works dealing with human-animal sex relationships, in a major way or only slightly": .
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The yoking of sex to reproduction to the exclusion of pleasure can be traced to the Victorian era, and is the consequence of all sorts of exciting historico-political processes that would take a whole separate article to explain, but it seeped into all aspects of Western culture, including science.
The gamete exchange that is necessary for conception to occur is, in general, the result of some form of contact between bodies. In fact, sex may well serve a number of other functions. These functions may be extremely important, especially for social animals, and would likely only be feasible if sex were in itself a source of pleasure.
There is also no shortage of examples where non-human sex has nothing to do with reproduction at all. Females of many species mate with males when they are non-fertile marmosets for example. This evidence alone should lead us to expect that many animals experience sexual pleasure in much the same way that humans do — that the pleasure involved in sex leads many animals to seek it in non-reproductive contexts, and that this aspect of sexuality is not as unique as humans may like to think.
This insight is surely vital to understanding sex in other species, not to mention all other aspects of their behavior too. X Account Login Forgot your password? Register for an account X Enter your name and email address below. X Website access code Enter your access code into the form field below. Apply code If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access.
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