Sex is now illegal in UK between people who don't live together

By Cosmopolitan

Lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has meant adapting to lots of changes in all aspects of life.
And today one very, very big change has officially come into force: it is now illegal for two (or more) people from different households to have sex.

Whatever you saw for the future in 2020, it probably wasn't this. But alas, here we are, accepting such a previously unfathomable law without question because of what it means for the greater good.

The new coronavirus regulations that have come into force today (1 June) see a number of amendments being made to The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations 2020 bill.
As well as extending socially distant, outdoor meet-ups to groups of six, it cracks down on indoor meetings between more than one household.

As human rights barrister Adam Wagner posted on Twitter last night: "From tomorrow sex between two (or more) people in a private place who do not live in the same household is a 'gathering' between 2 or more people and is therefore illegal."

The wording specifically outlaws indoor gatherings "when two or more people are present together in the same place in order to engage in any form of social interaction with each other, or to undertake any other activity with each other."

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