Massachusetts

Sodomy: Applicability to:
Both sexes or with a beast

Sodomy: Penalty
272§34 Crime against nature: imprisonment for not more than 20 years

Exposing Another to/ Compelled Testing for AIDS/HIV Virus
N/A

Other Crimes Relating to Consensual Sex Acts
272§16 Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior: felony; up to 3 years or by fine of not more than $300;
272§26 Resorting to restaurants or taverns for immoral purposes: fine not more than $500 or imprisonment not more than 1 yr. or both;
272§29 Dissemination or possession of obscene matter: imprisonment not more than 5 years or fine not more than $10,000;
272§35 Unnatural and lascivious acts: felony, fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment not more than 5 years;
272§43 Disorderliness in public conveyances; disturbance of travelers: misdemeanor
272§53 Indecent exposure: fine of not more than $200 or imprisonment not more than 6 months, or both


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