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Gay Sex In Grenada Is Illegal Unless You’re A Lesbian

The last we heard from Grenada, they had decided to let gay cruises enter their ports… yay!(?) So what’s new from the birthplace of Federico García Lorca this tropical paradise? They just arrested a 41-year-old for having sex with a 17-year-old, or as they like to call it having an “unnatural connection.” Nevermind that the age of consent is 16. The penalty? 10 years in prison. The twist? The “unnatural connection” law doesn’t apply to women.

Wait… what about women who have anal sex with strap-ons? Does that count as “unnatural”? Damn it… misery really does love company.

Grenada: Lesbians welcome!

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On:           May 26, 2011
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  • 7 Comments
    • Mango

      Yo! Correction: Lorca was born in a town outside of Granada (not Grenada) in southern Spain.

      May 26, 2011 at 9:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gigi

      Beat me to it Mango!

      May 26, 2011 at 9:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daniel

      @Gigi: Damn it!

      May 26, 2011 at 11:22 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • greenluv1322

      Oh yeah! Me and my wife will vacation there! No straps on…boys you can keep that!

      May 26, 2011 at 1:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tom in Lazybrook

      I just contacted my congresswoman. I requested that she introduce legislation to strip all PEPFAR funding from Grenada. If they are going to continue to marginalize Gay men, thus making HIV/AIDS prevention methods next to impossible, I think our Federal tax dollars for AIDS treatment/funding should go elsewhere.

      May 26, 2011 at 4:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • WillYouPlease

      I originally read this as Canada :D
      I was scared for a second.

      May 26, 2011 at 4:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • PreciselySo

      You do realise that it’s a throwback to the Victorian times, in which Queen Victoria remarked that ladies didn’t involve themselves in same sex relationships? In fact, it’s very much the same all over the former British West Indies (it’s legal in the French and Dutch parts, and indeed the still-British territories around there).

      May 27, 2011 at 5:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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