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SEX. The physical difference between male and female in animals.
     2. In the human species the male is called man, (q.v.) and the female, woman. (q.v.) Some human beings whose sexual organs are somewhat imperfect, have acquired the name of hermaphrodite. (q.v.)
     3. In the civil state the sex creates a difference among individuals. Women cannot generally be elected or appointed to offices or service in public capacities. In this our law agrees with that of other nations. The civil law excluded women from all offices civil or public: Faemintae ab omnibus officiis civilibus vel publicis remotae sunt. Dig. 50, 17, 2. The principal reason of this exclusion is to encourage that modesty which is natural to the female sex, and which renders them unqualified to mix and contend with men; the pretended weakness of the sex is not probably the true reason. Poth. Des Personnes, tit. 5; Wood's Inst. 12; Civ. Code of Louis. art. 24; 1 Beck's Med. Juris. 94. Vide Gender; Male; Man; Women; Worthiest of blood.

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Vicky Bell added: I agree with Fran, 16 is legal sex age so smears should start then.
101) Incremental reform projects that biologize legal sex run the risk of further entrenching sex naturalism and heterosexism.
While acknowledging the limited generalizability of their sample, the researchers hope that their findings help to reduce stigma associated with sex work and to ensure that legal sex workers receive appropriate services and protections.
See Coombs, supra note 3, at 258-260 (discussing the effect of gender discrimination arguments on the transgendered); see also Shana Brown, Comment, Sex Changes and "Opposite Sex" Marriage: Applying the Full Faith and Credit Clause to Compel Interstate Recognition of Transgendered Persons' Amended Legal Sex for Marital Purposes, 38 SAN DIEGO L.
Titles passed in the last month include Wicked Cover Girls and Hell For Leather and feature only consensual sex and legal sex acts.
But the ground-breaking contract could have ramifications for the legal sex industry nationwide, dancers and their advocates said Friday.
In the first phase municipal leaders welcomed prostitutes and even actively recruited them from other cities, often on the stated assumption that legal sex trade protected the community's marriageable women from assault.
Now, Hof is looking to go global with the legal sex trade.
Here are a few: At 16, we can: Leave school, get full-time employment, get married, gamble on the lottery, become community police officers, have legal sex, join the armed forces.

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