Plan 1. Some homosexuals from the regions of Alsace and Lorrainewhich were annexed by Nazi Germany inwere persecuted and interned in concentration camps. An age of consent was introduced on 28 April In this socio-political context, the Church sought to increase its control of sexuality in order to protect the Quebecois family and the institution of marriage from any sort of depravity Linteau et al.
Van Wormer K. Socio-legal discourses, the effects of which we still know today, have led to the reorganization and the creation of various institutions. Is it not surprising to observe that it seemed to be easier to prove an often private act of sodomy, than a murder or rape?
According to Kinsman , this showed that the legislature considered homoerotic behavior as a danger in itself for the community. The difficulties associated with researching sexuality in prisons no doubt explain why much of the pioneering work done on the subject was conducted by the prisoners themselves and by prison medical personnel.