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imullin01 added an entry in Haiti.
Same-sex marriage: Banned from past to now.
Same sex marriage is not legal in Haiti, and upon announcement of plans to lobby for the right, advocates were met with a stream of religious backlash.
imullin01 added an entry in Oregon.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: Oregon Revised of Statutes: ORS 163.345 – ORS 163-425
imullin01 added an entry in Pennsylvania.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
The Age of consent in Pennsylvania is 16, and the laws applies equally regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: Pennsylvania § 3122.1 legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/L…
imullin01 added an entry in Rhode Island.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of sexual orientation or gender.
Sources: Rhode Island State Statutes: § 11-37-6 § 11-37-8.1
imullin01 added an entry in South Carolina.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable, regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: South Carolina State Law: SECTION 16-3-651 SECTION 16-3-655 SECTION 16-15-140
imullin01 added an entry in South Dakota.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: South Dakota State Statutes: 22-22-1, 22-22-7, and 22-22-7.3
imullin01 added an entry in Tennessee.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: Tennessee Law: Article 39-13-506
imullin01 added an entry in Texas.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent is 17 regardless of gender or orientation. However, Texas has a "Romeo and Juliet law" allowing younger people of similar ages to consent, but the wording of this law excludes…
Sources: Texas Penal Code Section 21.11
imullin01 added an entry in Utah.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
Sources: State Law: 76-5-401.2
imullin01 added an entry in Vermont.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent is equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: Vermont Law: Title 13 V.S.A. § 3252
imullin01 edited an entry in Virginia.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: State Law: § 18.2-371
imullin01 added an entry in Virginia.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent laws are equitable regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: State Law: § 18.2-371
imullin01 edited an entry in Washington.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent is equal, regardless of gender or orientation.
Sources: gayteens.about.com/od/sexua… Washington Laws: RCW 9A.44.093 RCW 9A.44.096 RCW 9A.44.089 RCW 9A.44.079
imullin01 added an entry in West Virginia.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
The age of consent for all individuals, regardless of orientation or gender, is 16.
Sources: West Virginia State Statute §61-8B-5
imullin01 added an entry in Wisconsin.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Wisconsin's age of consent for same-sex and different-sex couple is 18. State Statute provides an exemption for people who are married between the ages of 16 and 17.
Sources: Wisconsin State Statute 948.09
imullin01 added an entry in Wyoming.
Equal age of consent: Equal from past to now.
Age of consent in Wyoming is 17 for both same-sex couples and different-sex couples. State Statute is often confused to mean age 16, but in cases of Pierson v. State and Moore v. State, the courts…
imullin01 edited an entry in United Kingdom.
Equal age of consent: Equal from Aug 1, 2001 to now.
On November 30, 2000 a bill was signed to make the ages of consent equitable, regardless of gender. The law came into effect on August 1, 2001. The age of consent for men who have sex with men was…
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from 1994 to Jul 31, 2001.
A bill was signed to reduce the age of consent for men who have sex with men from 21 to 18.
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Equal age of consent: N/A from past to 1967.
Sexual activities between two or more men were illegal prior to 1967, and therefore, the age of consent was irrelevant; it was all illegal.
imullin01 edited an entry in United Kingdom.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from 1967 to 1994.
The Sexual Offenses Act made sex between two men legal in 1967*, but it was only legal between consenting men who were 21 or older, whereas the age of consent for different sex couples was…
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Equal age of consent: Unequal from 1967 to 1994.
The Sexual Offenses Act made sex between two men legal in 1967*, but it was only legal between consenting men who were 21 or older, whereas the age of consent for different sex couples was…
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Serving openly in military: Illegal from past to 1967.
Same-sex sexual activity was illegal for men, and therefore, these individuals were not permitted in the military.
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Serving openly in military: Illegal from 1967 to Jan 11, 2000.
The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 explicitly made serving in the military as an openly gay/bi man illegal. Prior to this act, it was illegal for a man to have sex with another man entirely, and…
imullin01 edited an entry in United Kingdom.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Nov 30, 2000 to now.
The Sexual Offences Act was successfully challenged in the European Court of Human Rights in the case of ADT v. UK in 2000. The court determined the provisions making sexual acts between more than…
Sources: legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000/44 stonewall.org.uk/at_home/ha… European Court of Human Rights in the case of ADT v. UK
imullin01 edited an entry in United Kingdom.
Homosexual activity: Legal from Jul 27, 1967 to Nov 30, 2000.
**LEGAL, WITH RESTRICTIONS** The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 legalized sexual acts between two men who were 21 or older (Excluding men serving in the military), but it placed new restrictions on…
imullin01 added an entry in United Kingdom.
Homosexual activity: Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment) from Nov 1, 1861 to Jul 26, 1967.
The Offences Against the Person Act 1861 lowered the maximum penalty to life imprisonment. Subsequent laws, such as The Labouchere Amendment (Section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885)…
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imullin01 edited an entry in Italy.
Same-sex adoption: Illegal from 1967 to now.
The couple applying for adoption must be a married, different sex couple. Custody has been granted to a same-sex parent on the basis of the "child's best interest," but this is very rare.
imullin01 added an entry in Wyoming.
Same-sex adoption: Ambiguous from past to Jul 23, 2016.
Any adult is permitted to petition for adoption, but second-parent adoption by same-sex partners is yet to be affirmed by an appellate court or statute.
Sources: www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/wyoming Wyo. Stat. §1-22-103
imullin01 added an entry in West Virginia.
Same-sex adoption: Ambiguous from past to Jun 26, 2017.
Single parent and joint adoption are allowed per statute, but second parent varies by judge and county which is thereby ambiguous.
Sources: www.lambdalegal.org/states-region/west-virginia W.Va. Code §48-22-201