And in the face of this addiction, can K hold on to his friends, his job, or even his humanity?
I was about two years into recovery when my AA sponsor directed me to choose between her and the married man I was having an affair with.
It was changed to make the act of sodomy itself a crime, separate from the offense of assault with intent to commit sodomy.
In 1981, after the District of Columbia regained home rule from Congress, it enacted a law that repealed the sodomy law, as well as other consensual acts, and made the sexual assault laws gender-neutral.
On October 1, 1981, the House voted 281-119 to disallow the new law.
Turns out that AA (and Narcotics Anonymous, and Cocaine Anonymous) is full of willing sex and love addicts.
Slowly, the cycle of obsession, craving and withdrawal loosened its hold.
Before that 2003 ruling, 27 states, the District of Columbia, and 4 territories had repealed their sodomy laws by legislative action, 9 states had had them overturned or invalidated by state court action, 4 states still had same-sex sodomy laws, and 10 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.