LGBTQ Rights in the U.S.

Disclaimer: This article discusses the modern legal stances on LGBTQ+ rights. Here at SexInfo, we are not legal professionals. We also recognize that sexual orientation goes beyond lesbian, gay, and bisexual; in addition, gender identity goes beyond cisgender, transgender, and non-binary. We use these identities to remain concise and applicable to the identities mentioned in…

Sodomy Laws in the U.S.

Perhaps the most difficult laws to define regarding sexual behavior are sodomy laws. The most widely used definition of sodomy is “crimes against nature,” meaning that any non-penile/vaginal intercourse, such as oral and anal sex, is considered illegal.1 However, sodomy laws can vary from state to state. Though some states target both homosexual and heterosexual…

The Legalities Shaping Same-Sex Marriage

The issue of marriage has long been debated. For centuries, religion and tradition have been at the center of the debate. On one side, there is the view that assumes marriage should be between one man and one woman. In contrast, the opposing view is that marriage should be legally allowed between same-sex couples of…