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Sexual Orientation and Human Rights$

Robert Wintemute

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780198264880

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.001.0001

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(p.268) Appendix III —United States: States Without and with1 Laws Prohibiting Private, Adult, Consensual, Oral or Anal Intercourse2

(p.268) Appendix III —United States: States Without and with1 Laws Prohibiting Private, Adult, Consensual, Oral or Anal Intercourse2

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Sexual Orientation and Human Rights
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Oxford University Press

A. States Without Such Laws (27 PLUS D.C.)3

A. States Without Such Laws (27 PLUS D.C.)

Alaska

repealed in 1978

California

repealed in 1975

Colorado

repealed in 1971

Connecticut

repealed in 1969

Delaware

repealed in 1973

District of Columbia

repealed in 1993

Hawaii

repealed in 1972

Illinois

repealed in 1961

Indiana

repealed in 1976

Iowa

repealed in 1976, after State v. Pitcher, 242 NW 2d 348 (Iowa 1976)

Kentucky

invalidated in Commonwealth v. Wasson, 842 SW 2d 487 (Ky 1992) (same-sex only)

Maine

repealed in 1975

Nebraska

repealed in 1977

Nevada

repealed in 1993 (same-sex only)

New Hampshire

repealed in 1973

New Jersey

repealed in 1978, after State v. Saunders, 381 A 2d 333 (NJ 1977)

New Mexico

repealed in 1975

New York

invalidated in People v. Onofre, 415 NE 2d 936 (NY 1980)

North Dakota

repealed in 1977

Ohio

repealed in 1972

Oregon

repealed in 1971

Pennsylvania

invalidated in Commonwealth v. Bonadio, 415 A 2d 47 (Pa 1980)

South Dakota

repealed in 1976

Vermont

repealed in 1977

Washington

repealed in 1975

West Virginia

repealed in 1976

Wisconsin

repealed in 1983

Wyoming

repealed in 1977

(p.269) B. States With Such Laws (22)4

B. States With Such Laws (22)

Alabama

Ala. Code ss. 13A-6-65(a)(3), 13A-6-60(2)

Arizona

Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. ss. 13-1411, 13-1412

Arkansas

Ark. Code Ann. s. 5-14-122 (same-sex only)

Florida

Fla. Stat. Ann. ch. 800.02

Georgia

Ga. Code Ann. s. 26-2002

Idaho

Idaho Code s. 18-6605

Kansas

Kan. Stat. Ann. ss. 21-3501, 21-3505 (same-sex only)

Louisiana

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. s. 14:89

Maryland

Md. Ann. Code art. 27, ss. 553–54

Michigan

Mich. Comp. Laws Ann. ss. 750.158, 750.338, 750.338a, 750.338b

Minnesota

Minn. Stat. Ann. s. 609.293

Mississippi

Miss. Code Ann. s. 97–29–59

Missouri

Mo. Ann. Stat. ss. 566.010, 566.090 (same-sex only)

Montana

Mont. Code Ann. ss. 45-2-101(20), 45-5-505 (same-sex only)

North Carolina

N.C. Gen. Stat. s. 14-177

Oklahoma

Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 21, s. 886

Rhode Island

R.I. Gen. Laws s. 11-10-1

South Carolina

S.C. Code Ann. s. 16-15-120

Tennessee

Tenn. Code Ann. s. 39-13-510 (same-sex only)

Texas

Tex. Penal Code Ann. ss. 21.06, 21.01 (same-sex only)

Utah

Utah Code Ann. s. 76-5-403

Virginia

Va. Code Ann. s. 18.2-361

Not Clear (1)

Not Clear (1)

Massachusetts

Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 272, s. 34, arguably invalidated by Commonwealth v. Balthazar, 318 NE 2d 478 (Mass 1974)

Notes:

(1) As of 31 December 1994.

(2) Opposite-sex and same-sex unless otherwise indicated.

(3) See Rivera (1979 US), 950–51; Hunter, Michaelson, and Stoddard (1992 US), 148–75; [1993] Lesbian/Gay Law Notes 18, 48, 75.

(4) Including laws that have not been invalidated by the state’s highest court. See also ait. 125 of the federal Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 USCA s. 925.