Entry #248: Homosexual activity in Kentucky

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionKentucky
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Start Date1792
End Date1798
DescriptionUpon admission to the Union, Kentucky received it's sodomy statutes from the Commonwealth of Virginia whose sodomy laws attacked any non-procreative sexual act (even between men and women). Those found guilty potentially faced execution.
Sourceshttp://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/sensibilities/kentucky.htm
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