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Sex and the law in western australia it is against the law to have heterosexual or homosexual sex if either partner is under 16 years of age even if you both give consent. Also, someone who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs is not legally able to give their consent to sex. Locally, cases of teen-age sex are usually first reported to either the authorities or racine county human services. Over on io9, we posted a map of all the weirdest sex laws in the u. We didnt have room for every weird sex law we found, and some of them we had to shorten a bit to make them fit. Unfortunately, statutory rape laws change dramatically from state to state. What is permissible in some places means jail time in others. Therefore, enforcement is unpredictable and the age of consent varies considerably from state to state. In one case, a 17-year-old was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for having oral sex with a. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) people in russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-lgbt persons. Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in private was decriminalized in 1993, homosexuality is disapproved of by most russians, and same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are ineligible for the legal protections available. There are no specific sexting laws in most states, with a few that have recently passed legislation related to creating, sending and distributing sexually explicit photos of minors via text messagecell phone. In most cases, minors and adults are charged under the states child pornography laws, with potential jail time and are required to register as a sex offender. Sometimes the law changes quickly, as in the case of massachusetts upskirting case last week. After the states highest court declared it admissible under then-current regulations to sneak unsolicited, partially nude pictures of ladies on public transit, lawmakers reacted with breakneck speed. Deval patrick (d) signed a bill that made such privacy violations illegal. If a man has sex with someone under the age of 16 then he is also guilty of rape as a child cannot lawfully consent to sex. 4 of women aged 16 to 59 in england & wales interviewed for the 200607 british crime survey , 0. 5 (1 in every 200) reported that they had suffered rape or attempted rape in the previous year, equating to approximately 85,000 nationally. For example, until 2000, in the uk, before the sexual offences (amendment) act 2000, there was no statutory age of consent for lesbian sex. In new zealand, before 2005, there were no age of consent laws dealing with women having sex with underage boys. On october 24, 2007, the sixth circuit court of appeals in ohio issued a judgment against the 2257 law, ruling it as unconstitutional according to the first amendment. However, the sixth circuit subsequently reheard the case en banc and issued an opinion on february 20, 2009, upholding the constitutionality of the record-keeping requirements, albeit with some dissents.