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Do any halachot change if a man becomes (or is born) a eunuch? For example is he rabbinically allowed to listen to a woman's singing voice or be exposed to other sexually stimulating things if he is physically incapable of wasting seed?

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Short answer: yes and no.

There are certain things are 'Objectively Forbidden' to be seen. This would apply regardless of any physical reaction to the stimulus. These would seemingly be forbidden to a eunuch as well.

Then there are things that are 'Subjectively Forbidden'. This goes on a case-by-case basis, depending on how the person viewing the stimulus reacts. Seemingly, one could argue that there are no cases of 'Subjectively Forbidden' materials for a eunuch.

A similar question was asked a while back, and I explained this answer more in depth here.

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