Anal Sex Law Change in Queensland

by admin on May 27, 2016

A change in sex law in Queensland means the state has finally caught up with the rest of the country.

Currently, the legal age of consent for vaginal sex is 16, but anal sex remains illegal until the age of 18, and is still referred to as sodomy under the Criminal Code.

Young gay men have previously felt discriminated against, and have had issues seeking safe sex information, with health care practitioners obligated to inform those asking about the illegality of the act.

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Queensland is the only jurisdiction in Australia where the ages of consent are different.

Health Minister Cameron Dick said:

“By making this change, we’re addressing the disparity between the age of consent for penetrative sex, which has resulted in adverse consequences for young people in this state.”

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Pedophiles in Indonesia will now receive chemical castration, in accordance with a new decree signed by president Joko Widodo, reports the New York Times.

The new punishment is a response to the public outcry that occurred following a brutal gang rape and murder in April of a 14 year old girl in Sumatra.

Seven teenage boys were sentenced to 10 years in jail for the crime. Public outcry and calls for chemical castration have now been granted.

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This is an amendment to the country’s 2002 law on child protection.

Joko told a news conference:

“The inclusion of such an amendment will provide space for the judge to decide severe punishments as a deterrent effect on perpetrators.”

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Fortune Telling in Thailand, Astrology and Face Reading

March 10, 2016

If Eastern mysticism conjures visions of be-robed men chanting and banging gongs, then you are probably not far wrong. However, if you are looking for a more down to earth experience, you could visit one of Bangkok’s many riverside fortune tellers, who can read your future in your palm, the stars and even your face. […]

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You Could Be Arrested For Wearing a T-Shirt in Malaysia

March 2, 2016

A High Court in Malaysia has upheld a government edict which declares that a certain yellow T-shirt is a security threat. As the New York Times reports, the T-shirt is a simple yellow design with “Bersih 4,” meaning ”clean” in Malay on the front. This is in reference to an anti-government demonstration which took place […]

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