Disturbing Behavior Paper

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Disturbing Behavior Paper

Youth 350

Sandra Jossie

April 4, 2010

My Disturbing Behavior Paper is on the issue of, “Teens and Bestiality.” According to The Humane Society of Southern Arizona, “bestiality” is defined as, “The sexual molestation of an animal by a human. This can include a variety of behaviors, including vaginal, anal, or oral penetration; fondling; oral-genital contact; penetration using an object; and killing or injuring an animal for sexual gratification. Animal sexual abuse, like rape, is the eroticization of violence, control and exploitation.”[1] There are a few articles that I will use to assist my paper. The first article is from the Miami New Times. According to the news article, during his sophomore year, Cody Beck, now 18years of age admitted to his classmates that he is, “sexually attractive to dogs and horses.” Beck who is openly bisexual, said he told his classmates his secret just for the hell of it.[2]

According to Beck, being a “zoophile” in modern American society, Beck says, is "like being gay in the 1950s. You feel like you have to hide, that if you say it out loud, people will look at you like a freak.” Beck believes that he and the small sexual orientation; that by the way refer to themselves as “zoos,” can follow the same route as the Gay Rights Movement.

Another article in regards to the disturbing behavior of bestiality is from the Metro West Daily News. It is the case of an 18 year old Sherborn teen that was caught on camera having sex with a sheep. According to police, Roger Henderson II, 18, was arraigned yesterday in Natick District Court on charges of bestiality, cruelty to animals and breaking and entering in connection with an incident police say took place at Boggastow Farm on June 27, 2009.

In regards to another article, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, a teen is accused of raping a neighbor's dog and another neighbor's two little girls. Now the dog has died due to the rape and...
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