Naomi Wolf admits blunder over Victorians and sodomy executions

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Death sentences in 1800s were hardly ever carried out, despite claim in author’s book Outrages It was only published this week, but already the writer Naomi Wolf has admitted an error at the heart of her latest book. Instead of being “actually executed for sodomy” in 1859, as the writer claims in Outrages, Thomas Silver was apparently “paroled two years after being convicted”. Silver, who was 14 w
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