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					John Corvino, Why Shouldn’t Tommy and Jim Have Sex? A Defense of Homosexuality

   A. Introduction

          1.   (A1)
          2.   (A2)
          3.   (A3)

   B. Homosexual sex is unnatural

          1.   (B1)

          2. “Unnatural”

                     a. What is unusual or abnormal is unnatural (B2)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     b. What is not practiced by other animals is unnatural (B3)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     c. What does not proceed from innate desires is unnatural (B4-6)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     d. What violates an organ’s principle purpose is unnatural (B7-9)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     e. What is disgusting or offensive is unnatural (B10)
                           1. .
                           2. .

   C. Homosexual sex is harmful

          1. “Harms”

                     a.    .
                     b.    .
                     c.    .
                     d.    .
                     e.    .
                      f.   .

          2. Problems with this argument

                     a. Even if true:
                     b. These harms may (and probably do) arise from social approbation, not sex
                           1. depression:
                           2. promiscuity:
                           3. AIDS:
                           4. physical harm:

          3. Indirect “harm”

                     a. Homosexuality threatens children (C15-17)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     b. Homosexuality threatens society (C18-19)
                           1. .
                           2. .
                     c. Benefits of homosexuality for Tommy and Jim (C20):

				
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