Re: Pedophilia, not homosexuality
Jul 31, 1997 05:40 PM
by A. Safron
> From: K. Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <email@example.com>
> Subject: Pedophilia, not homosexuality
> Date: Thursday, July 31, 1997 3:36 PM
> In support of Kym's point. I once referred to CWL as gay to
> his biographer Greg Tillett. Tillett pointed out that there is
> absolutely no evidence that CWL was ever sexually attracted to
> or involved with any adult of either sex. Which means, in
> Tillett's view, that it is quite wrong to refer to him as a
> homosexual. He was a pedophile, which is a completely
> different category.
Speaking from experience with another individual, CWL's concern for
quite young men could have meant more than a sexual preference.
It could have meant a desire for power - power over one younger and less knowledgeable.
How impressive CWL must have been to these young boys.
> He did NOT live ahead of his time. If he did now what he did
> then, he wouldn't get away with it. We have become more
> understanding of homosexuality, and more conscious of the
> damage wrought by pedophiles
I beg to differ here. There are many people getting away with
quite a bit, and no one is stopping them.
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