Why Is 'Homosexual Conduct' Still Illegal in Texas?

Despite Supreme Court ruling, anti-sodomy law remains on books

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 13, 2011 2:20 PM CDT | Updated Apr 17, 2011 10:22 AM CDT

(Newser) – According to the Texas state penal code, "homosexual conduct" is still a criminal offense—even though the Supreme Court deemed the state's anti-sodomy law unconstitutional eight years ago. Though the state stopped enforcing the law after the Supreme Court's decision, it's...   Read full story »


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