If I'm currently 16 years of age, what does the age of consent law prohibit me from consensually participating in with someone 15 years of age?
Question Details: Does it only prohibit sexual intercourse? What qualifies as "sexual activity"?
You are prohibited from engaging in "sexual penetration," which your state defines as intercourse, oral sex, or digital (finger) penetration. However, because you are less than 18 and because of how close you are in age, you and your partner may engage in other behavior (kissing; "petting") even if it causes sexual gratification. Once your partner is 16, you may engage in any sexual or intimate activity you and your partner choose.
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