Bizarre Sex Laws From Around The World

Today, we're here to share some strange sex laws from the USA and beyond! It seems like there's a law for just about everything – whether it's limiting the number of adult toys you can own or setting conditions for legally marrying your first cousin. Keep reading if you're curious!

  • Anniston, Alabama: If a woman loses a game of pool, it's against the law for her to settle her bill with sex.
  • In Dubai, any form of public display of affection, even a simple kiss on the cheek, could land you in jail for 10 days per person involved (and if alcohol is involved, the sentence could be up to a year).
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: It's illegal to engage in sexual activity with a truck driver in a tollbooth.
  • In Uruguay, if caught having an affair with someone else's spouse, the offended party has the right to either kill both parties or to castrate the man and disfigure the woman's face.
  • Cottonwood, Arizona: Couples caught having sex in a vehicle with flat tires will face fines, which are doubled if the act occurs in the backseat.
  • In South Carolina: "Seduction under the promise of marriage" is considered a misdemeanor punishable by a fine or imprisonment for up to a year.
  • In Estonia, full attention is required during sex. Using your phone could lead to legal consequences.
  • Newcastle, Wyoming: Couples are prohibited from engaging in sexual activity while standing inside a store's walk-in meat freezer.
  • In Nebraska, individuals with a venereal disease are prohibited from getting married in the state.
  • In Spain, engaging in sexual activity on the beach (the act, not the cocktail) can result in a hefty €75,000 fine.
  • In Oblong, Illinois, it's against the law to have sex while hunting or fishing on your wedding day.
  • In Bozeman, Montana, any sexual activity between opposite-sex partners in the front yard of a residence after dark is illegal, especially if they're nude.
  • Under a Texas law called the Obscene Device Law, owning "six or more obscene devices or identical or similar obscene articles" is considered a crime.
  • In London, England, having sex on a motorcycle is prohibited.
  • In Connorsville, Wisconsin, it's illegal for a man to discharge a firearm while his female partner is experiencing orgasm.
  • In Sweden, taking full-frontal photos in a photo booth is frowned upon, despite topless sunbathing being perfectly acceptable.
  • In Utah, engaging in sexual activity with an animal is legal unless done for profit.
  • In Hungary, sex is only permitted in the dark.
  • In Oxford, Ohio, it's unlawful for a woman to remove her clothing while standing in front of a man's portrait.
  • In Utah, first cousins are allowed to marry only if they are both at least 55 years old and one of them is medically unable to have children, as confirmed by a state judge.
  • In Minnesota, it's illegal for any man to have sexual intercourse with a live fish.

Know any more peculiar sex laws?