(a) A person commits an offense if he engages in deviate sexual intercourse with another individual of the same sex.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.

Section 21.06 was declared unconstitutional by Lawrence v. Texas, 123 S.Ct. 2472.
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Terms Used In Texas Penal Code 21.06

  • Another: means a person other than the actor. See Texas Penal Code 1.07
  • Individual: means a human being who is alive, including an unborn child at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth. See Texas Penal Code 1.07
  • Person: means an individual or a corporation, association, limited liability company, or other entity or organization governed by the Business Organizations Code. See Texas Penal Code 1.07