Sodomy Laws Explored
The Supreme Court struck down the sodomy laws for every state at once not too long ago.
Some of those sodomy laws sounded pretty, well, hot. The text that came out of those steamy law making sessions included "un-natural carnal copulation" (Louisiana) and "sexual gratification involving the manual penetration of the vagina by a person of the same sex" (Arkansas). Who knew these men were such erotic poets?
Alexis Baden-Mayer, a lawyer, artist, and activist explores what these sodomy laws made criminal, with these two beautiful, happy + sexy paintings.