The Yonack quote could/should read as "In heterosexual and same-sex encounters, THE MANIFESTATION OF VIOLENCE is the tool used to gain power over another person" (added words on my part). The dfferentiation between sex and violence is critical. You're right; such acts of sodomy have zero to do with sex. Another solid and exposing piece, Walter. Keep peeling back the layers!


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