Gay Guide

Alabama
Pink Star Rating

2

Capital

Montgomery

Other Main Cities/Resorts

Birmingham, Mobile, Huntsville

Gay Age of Consent

Illegal

Lesbian Age of Consent

Illegal

Legal Notes

Alabama has anti-sodomy laws that criminalises oral or anal sex, between both heterosexual and homosexual adults including in the privacy of their homes. The penalty is 1 year or a $2,000 fine. Direct criminal enforcement of these laws against private activity between consenting adults is rare.

Population

4.45 million

Climate

The climate of Alabama consists of hot summers and mild winters. The average annual temperature ranges from 16°c in the north to about 21°c near the Gulf of Mexico. The average yearly rainfall for the state is approximately 1350 mm. The area near the Gulf receives approximately 1650 mm of precipitation per year and is prone to an occasional hurricane during the summer months. The best time to visit Alabama is during the Spring and Autum months of April-May and September-October.

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