Is Homosexuality a Paraphilia

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    paraphilia: a biomedical term used to describe sexual arousal to objects, situations, or individuals that are not part of normative stimulation

    The following is a list of parahilias:

    Abasiophilia People with impaired mobility[3]
    Acrotomophilia People with amputations[4][5]
    Agalmatophilia Statues, mannequins and immobility[6]
    Algolagnia Pain, particularly involving an erogenous zone; differs from masochism as there is a biologically different interpretation of the sensation rather than a subjective interpretation[7]
    Andromimetophilia Trans men[3][8]
    Anililagnia Attraction by young men to older women[9]
    Apotemnophilia Having an amputation[4][10]
    Asphyxiophilia Asphyxiation or strangulation[4]
    Autagonistophilia Being on stage or on camera[11][12]
    Autassassinophilia Being in life-threatening situations[4]
    Autoandrophilia A biological female imagining herself as a male[13][14]
    Autoerotic asphixiation Self-induced asphyxiation, sometimes to the point of near unconsciousness[12]
    Autogynephilia A biological male imagining himself as a female[15]
    Biastophilia Rape of an unconsenting person; see also consensual rape fantasy[4]
    Breast fetishism Breasts; also known as mammagynophilia, mammaphilia and mastofact.[16] Debate exists on whether the modern widespread sexual attraction to breasts among heterosexual males of western society constitutes a sexual fetish.[17] In clinical literature of the 19th century, the focus on breasts was considered a form of paraphillia, but in modern times this interest is considered normal.[18]
    Chremastistophilia Being robbed or held up[11]
    Chronophilia Partners of a widely differing chronological age[11]
    Coprophilia Feces; also known as scat, scatophilia or fecophilia[1][19]
    Dacryphilia Tears or crying[20]
    Diaper fetishism Diapers; considerable overlap with paraphilic infantilism[21]
    Dendrophilia Trees[4]
    Emetophilia Vomit[3]
    Erotic asphyxiation Asphyxia of oneself or others[22]
    Erotophonophilia Murder[4]
    Exhibitionism Exposing oneself sexually to others, with or without their consent[1]
    Fat fetishism Overweight or obese people[23]
    Foot fetishism Attraction to feet[24]
    Formicophilia Being crawled on by insects[11][25]
    Forniphilia Turning a human being into a piece of furniture[26]
    Frotteurism Rubbing against a non-consenting person[1]
    Gerontophilia Elderly people[27]
    Gynemimetophilia Transsexual or transgender women [3][28]
    Hebephilia Generally early pubescent children[29]
    Homeovestism Wearing clothing emblematic of one's own sex[30][31]
    Hybristophilia Criminals, particularly for cruel or outrageous crimes[11][32]
    Infantophilia Pedophilia with a focus on children five years old or younger, a recently suggested term that is not in general use[33]
    Kleptophilia Stealing; also known as kleptolagnia[3]
    Klismaphilia Enemas[3]
    Lactophilia Breast milk[16]
    Liquidophilia Immersing genitals in liquids[16]
    Macrophilia Giants, primarily domination by giant women or men[16]
    Masochism Suffering; being beaten, bound or otherwise humiliated[1]
    Mechanophilia Cars or other machines; also "mechaphilia."[34][35][36]
    Menophilia Menstruation[16]
    Morphophilia Particular body shapes or sizes[12]
    Mucophilia Mucus[16]
    Mysophilia Dirtiness, soiled or decaying things[3]
    Narratophilia Obscene words[3]
    Nasophilia Noses[16]
    Navel fetishism Sexual attraction to navels - either their own or someone else's.[37]
    Necrophilia Corpses[1][3][38]
    Olfactophilia Smells[3][11]
    Paraphilic infantilism Sexual arousal based on dressing or being treated like a baby, also known as autonepiophilia[11] or "adult baby syndrome";[39] considerable overlap with diaper fetishism[21]
    Partialism Specific, non-genital body parts[1][3]
    Pedophilia Prepubescent children, also spelled paedophilia. Often confused with hebephilia, ephebophilia, and pederasty.[1][40]
    Peodeiktophilia Exposing one's penis[4]
    Pedovestism Dressing like a child[41]
    Pictophilia Pornography or erotic art, particularly pictures[3][11]
    Piquerism Sexual gratification through penetration of another person, most commonly by stabbing or cutting the body with sharp objects.[42]
    Pygophilia Buttocks[43]
    Pyrophilia Fire[44]
    Raptophilia Committing rape, possibly consensual rape fantasy[11]
    Sadism Inflicting pain on others[1]
    Salirophilia Soiling or dirtying others[3]
    Sexual fetishism Nonliving objects[1]
    Somnophilia Sleeping or unconscious people[3][11]
    Sthenolagnia Muscles and displays of strength[16]
    Stigmatophilia Body piercings and tattoos[4][16]
    Symphorophilia Witnessing or staging disasters such as car accidents[4]
    Telephone scatologia Obscene phone calls, particularly to strangers; also known as telephonicophilia[1][11]
    Teratophilia Deformed or monstrous people[45]
    Transvestic fetishism Wearing clothes associated with the opposite sex; also known as transvestism[1]
    Transvestophilia A transvestite sexual partner[11]
    Trichophilia Hair[16]
    Troilism Cuckoldism, watching one's partner have sex with someone else, possibly without the third party's knowledge; also known as triolism[12][46]
    Urolagnia Urination, particularly in public, on others, and/or being urinated on[1][3][11][12]
    Vampirism Attraction to or involving blood[47][48]
    Vorarephilia The idea of eating or being eaten by others; sometimes swallowed whole, in one piece[49]
    Voyeurism Watching others while naked or having sex, generally without their knowledge; also known as scopophilia or scoptophilia.[1][12]
    Zoophilia Animals[1][3][11]
    Zoosadism Inflicting pain on or seeing animals in pain[50]
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