René Guyon Society

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The René Guyon Society was a possibly mythical American group that is said to have advocated sexual relationships with children. It was named after René Guyon, a former judge who served on the Supreme Court of Thailand for 30 years and who, apart from traditional judicial work, wrote on sexual ethics in his work The Ethics of Sexual Acts.[1]

The entity's motto is said to have been "sex before eight, or else it's too late."[2] According to some sources, it was based in Beverly Hills, California.[3]

The René Guyon Society has been identified, along with the North American Man/Boy Love Association, as an organization "challenging the assertion that sexual abuse is bad because of its effects on children."[4]

In his 1980 book "Listen, America", Moral Majority founder Jerry Falwell mentions the Rene Guyon Society as an organization threatening American morality. However, the same book also mentions a "cartoon" called Animal Farm featuring a woman performing bestiality with a pig, when in fact the only known cartoon with that name, an adaptation of the George Orwell book, contains no such scene, thus calling into question Falwell's overall credibility; the claim may derive from pornography starring Bodil Joensen, whose infamous bestiality videos were sometimes referred to as "Animal Farm" in the UK.[5]

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  1. ^ Smithson, Michael W. (2003). Encyclopedia of Murder & Violent Crime. Sage Publications. p. 349. ISBN 076192437X.
  2. ^ Wallace, H. (1999). Family Violence: Legal, Medical, and Social Perspectives. Allyn & Bacon. p. 73. ISBN 0205276962.
  3. ^ United States; Congress; House; Committee on the Judiciary; Subcommittee on Crime. "Child Protection Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session on H.R. 1704 and related bills." Page 134. Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O.
  4. ^ Faller, Kathleen C. (1993). Child Sexual Abuse: Intervention and Treatment Issues. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect User Manual Series. Diane Publishing. p. 18.
  5. ^ The Real Animal Farm; The Dark Side of Porn, Channel 4 Documentary