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Anti Sodomy Laws

Court: Alabama's Anti-Sodomy Law Is Unconstitutional

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2014 | Gay Voices

June 16 (Reuters) - An Alabama appeals court has thrown out a law prohibiting consensual homosexual intercourse, declaring it to be unconstitutional...

12 States Still Have Anti-Sodomy Laws

AP | LAUREN LANGLOIS | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutiona...

Ken Cuccinelli's War on Oral Sex

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Is this really where the GOP is going in 2013, taking on straight sex too? And that raises yet another question: Is it time for a reporter to ask Cuccinelli, currently the Virginia attorney general, if he's ever engaged in cunnilingus or had anyone go down on him?

States Still Criminalize Anal Sex, Despite SCOTUS Ban

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

A surprising number of states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books, nearly a decade after the Supreme Court ruled such laws unconstitutional. U...

Oral Sex Now Legal In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Frank Green | Posted 05.13.2013 | DC

A divided three-judge panel of the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned Virginia's anti-sodomy law in a Colonial Hei...

CRAZY Things Are Illegal In Virginia.. Like Oral Sex

Richmond Times-Dispatch | A. Barton Hinkle | Posted 04.05.2013 | DC

Only one or two centuries late, Virginia lawmakers have decided it is none of their business if unmarried couples share a roof. So the legislators are...

How Anti-Sodomy Laws Were Sunk

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Told from the perspectives of the plaintiffs, arresting officers, attorneys, judges, and prosecutors, Flagrant Conduct is a detailed account of the 2003 landmark case of Lawrence v. Texas, in which the U.S. Supreme Court made same-gender sexual activity legal.

Defense Bill Repeals Military Ban On Sodomy

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Recently passed Senate legislation would make sodomy and sex with animals legal under military law, ending long-standing prohibitio...