Texas is one of a mere handful of cases since the American revolution involving two adults - straight or gay - actually prosecuted for being intimate in private. However, in various countries where homosexuality is illegal the penalty is not enforced de facto and in some cases the legalization has been proposed or is pending. Illegal in the emirate of Dubai Penalty: Legal and police response to these types of hate crimes is hard to gauge, however. For women, it is house arrest for nine months to one year. Madeira Autonomous region of Portugal.
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