consenting adult

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consenting adult

an adult who willingly agrees to participate in an activity with one or more other adults. The term is usually applied to sexual activity.

consenting adult

A mature individual who agrees to participate in social or sexual activity by virtue of his or her own desire or free will.
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The High Court had on July 2, 2009 declared the penal provision (under Section 377 of Indian Penal Code) for gay sex among consenting adults in private as unconstitutional which was earlier a criminal offence punishable with up to life imprisonment.
In 1967, the Sexual Offen-ces Act declared homosexual sex between consenting adults over 21 was no longer illegal.
2) From the desert to the shore Everything in California is legal between consenting adults, except developing real estate.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 16 (ANI): In his submissions before the Supreme Court in connection with cases of so called honour killings by Khap Panchayats, Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran on Friday stated that action would be initiated against those involved in protesting a marriage between consenting adults.
The Junior Minister believes prostitution should be legalised and regulated if two consenting adults want sex.
In the age of Kim Kardashian, you can't get too exercised about two consenting adults having sex" - Actor Ed Stoppard.
Only competent, consenting adults will be allowed to access PAD.
MSPs took just over a minute to reject a call to change the law against incest so it no longer applies to consenting adults over the age of 21.
489, a California law "decriminalizing all privately performed sexual acts between consenting adults.
And, obviously, assisted suicide laws apply only to consenting adults, not to those incapable of consent.
Instead it sets life imprisonment as the penalty for a homosexual act where one of the partners is infected with HIV, sex with minors and the disabled, as well as repeated sexual offences among consenting adults.
Homosexuality between consenting adults was decriminalised in the late 60s, so why the prurience now?