How Meat Changed Sex: The Law of Interspecies Intimacy after Industrial Reproduction

  title={How Meat Changed Sex: The Law of Interspecies Intimacy after Industrial Reproduction},
  author={Gabriel N. Rosenberg},
  journal={GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies},
  pages={473 - 507}
The article explores the history and structure of American laws criminalizing sexual contact between humans and animals to demonstrate how the ecological conditions of late capitalism are remaking sexual taxonomies, practices, and identities. It notes that the majority of these statutes have been enacted within the past three decades and most contain language that explicitly exempts animal husbandry and veterinary medicine from prosecution. The article explores the legislative politics that… 

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