I don't think a woman exposing her breasts should be illegal either.
By BBC Newsbeat. April 2, 2015.
Institutionalised sexual repression:
• Flirtation and "lascivious banter" between men and women on the streets may result in a 30-day jail term. (in Little Rock.)
• It's illegal to sell stuffed items resembling breasts ("boobie pillows") within 1000 feet of a highway.
• No man shall dress as a woman without the written permission of the sheriff. (In Walnut, CA)
• Married couples (as well as singles) cannot engage in open "lewdness or lascivious behavior"
• The term "sadomasochistic abuse" is defined so broadly, that it could possibly be applied to a person handcuffing another in a clown suit.
• All sex toys are banned.
• It is illegal for a man to be sexually aroused in public.
• Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.
• Illegal "sodomy" includes oral sex, but anal penetration with a finger is allowed under specified circumstances.
• A man who seduces or corrupts an unmarried woman faces five years in prison.
• Low-riding pants that expose underwear are a Class B offense. But if they expose butt cleavage, they're a Class A offense. (In Flint.)
• It's illegal to teach others what polygamy is.
• Adultery or premarital sex results in a fine of $500 or 6 months in prison.
• Prostitution is a "crime against the family."
• You can't get married if you have gonorrhea
• Sale of sex toys is illegal.
• Lingerie must not be hung on a clothesline at the airport, unless there's a screen concealing it. (In Kidderville.)
• Flirting is illegal. (In Haddon Township, NJ)
• Nudity is allowed as long as genitals and female nipples are covered.
• Adultery is illegal.
• Adultery is illegal. And so is pretending to be married in order to share a hotel room.
• It was illegal to swim naked in the Red River between 8 AM and 8 PM. (In Fargo.)
• It's against the law to fail to confine a dog or cat in heat. (In Grand Forks.)
• No person shall solicit sex from another of the same gender if it offends the second person.
• It is illegal for the owner of a bar to allow anyone inside to engage in "acts, or simulated acts, of sexual intercourse, masturbation, sodomy, bestiality, oral copulation, flagellation, or any sexual acts which are otherwise prohibited by law." So, no simulated intercourse or animal sex.
• It's illegal to lie down in a public restroom, or for two people to share a stall meant for one.
• Oral and anal sex are illegal. You cannot cohabit with an "ancestor or descendant."
• If a man promises to marry a woman and she sleeps with him, the marriage must take place.
• Public erections are illegal.
• Students may not hold hands in school.
• It's illegal to own more than six dildos.
• It's illegal to marry your first cousin before the age of 65 — or 55 if you can prove both parties are infertile.
• An adult cannot show sex paraphernalia to a minor, unless they're your own child. (In Salt Lake City.)
• Adultery is a misdemeanor.
• Obscenity is a bigger crime if you use a computer.
• If you give a sex worker a ride to work, your car can be confiscated.
• An unmarried couple who lived together and "lewdly associated" could face up to a year in jail. (Recently repealed.)
— Charlie Jane Anders. The Complete List of Weird Sex Laws in the U.S.A. Observation Deck. December 17, 2013.
(list of verified and bizarre sex laws)
• Charlie Jane Anders. A Map of the Weirdest Sex Laws in the United States. Io9. December 17, 2013.
• Sex Laws. Snopes (forum).
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