Several Middle Eastern Islamic countries have laws stating that it is illegal to eat meat from a sheep you have had sex with.
In Suriname, a widow must first have sex with a member of her deceased husband's family before she can remarry.
Men were taxed as a punishment for having sex with animals in Ancient Rome.
In Tasmania, widows are required to wear their dead husband's penis around their neck for a period of time after his death. A similar law is enforced in Gippsland, Australia.
An ancient law in Indonesia prohibited men from masturbating. The punishment was decapitation.
In Bhutan a younger brother is not allowed to lose his virginity before his older brother. Furthermore, a younger brother may not marry before his older brother.
In Peru, men are not allowed to have sex with a female alpaca.
In Uruguay, men cannot touch their wives during their menstrual period. If convicted of this crime, a man can be fine and publicly whipped 200 times or more.
In Iran, married men can legally have homosexual sex with their wife's father, brother, or son.
The owner of every hotel in Hastings,
Nebraska is required to provide each guest with a clean and pressed
nightshirt. No male and female—even if they are married—may sleep
together in the nude. Nor may any sexual activity be undertaken except
while the couple is attired in one of these plain white cotton
In Krakow, Poland, wives are allowed to beat or kill any woman who is sleeping with their husband. She can either beat the woman to death or just wound her unmercifully. However the only weapon she may use is a club.
If a husband catches his wife in bed with another man in Uruguay, he is given several options on how to handle the situation under the law. One option is to kill the wife and her lover, no questions asked. The other option is to castrate the man with a knife and then slice off the nose from his wife.
In Yemen, prostitution is illegal. Women convicted are publicly beheaded.
Rapists in Nambia can choose either castration or 20 years of hard labor.
In Communist China, anyone caught distributing pornography is sentenced to death.
In Florida, having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
Indiana and Wyoming both have laws
against anyone's enticing, alluring, instigating, or helping a person
under 21 to masturbate. This activity is known in legal circles as an
act of "self pollution."
New Jersey law threatens men with a
three-year sentence for "mutual masturbation." The law covers
anyone "who, in private, is a party to an act of lewdness or sexual
indecency with another."
Michigan law prescribes five years in
prison for a man who engages "in acts of gross indecency, either in
public or private." This includes mutual masturbation by two men or
the simple act of solitary masturbation.
No one may have sex while riding in the
sidecar of a motorcycle in Norfolk, Virginia, where an old ordinance
outlaws anyone from doing so while cruising down a city street.
No man is allowed to make love to his
wife with the smell of garlic, onions, or sardines on his breath in
Alexandria, Minnesota. If his wife so requests, law mandates that he
must brush his teeth.
Warn your hubby that after lovemaking
in Ames, Iowa, he isn't allowed to take more than three gulps of beer
while lying in bed with you—or holding you in his arms.
Bozeman, Montana, has a law that bans
all sexual activity between members of the opposite sex in the front
yard of a home after sundown—if they're nude.
Gathered from a multitude of
forwarded emails and anonymous spam, not to mention reader submitted. If
you see something you can legitimately lay ownership to, let me know.