This wide-ranging anthology offers a variety of perspectives with excerpts from books and current articles from research journals, plus four original contributed articles. Topics covered include the major types of sex crimes and offenders, therapies, juvenile sex offenses, and nuisance sexual offenders. This book is designed as a stand alone or as a supplemental text to Sex Crimes, 2/e. Features of this text include: Cutting-edge articles by top scholars in the field Major units of the reader parallel and enhance the contents of Sex Crimes 2/e 

Homosexuality, Transvestism, and Transsexualism

Homosexuality, Transvestism, and Transsexualism
Homosexuality, transvestism, and transsexualism

A great amount of confusion exists concerning the terms and definitions of homosexuality, transvestism, and transsexualism. Although we do not believe that any of the three should be considered a sex crime simply because one may be a homosexual, a transvestite, or a pre-or postop transsexual, some people may place themselves or find themselves in situations where they may be victimized. Thus, we have selected three articles that illustrate the problem or scenario that may contain an agenda for a serious sexual predation of those who are varied in their sexual orientation or activity.

The first article, “Developmental Implications of Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths,” is by Anthony D'Augelli. In this article, the author examines the sexual ...

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