Entry #1711: Equal age of consent in Queensland

Original entry by iveneadlev iveneadlev ()

RegionQueensland
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusUnequal
Start Date1990
End Datenow
DescriptionFemale same-gender sexual activity always legal. Male same-gender sexual activity legalised in 1990. This does not include 'sodomy' (anal intercourse)- it is illegal for anyone regardless of orientation or gender under 18 to partake in.
SourcesPatterson, C (1992). "Queensland - Years of Change". Australian Gay and Lesbian Law Review 1 (Autumn): 88.
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