In others, specialists have gone door-to-door, trying to track down infected people and their partners to get them treated.
) We heard you last year when you were like, "Heyyyyy, could you maybe stop asking so many questions about gender identity? " And we complied, because you were so cool and polite about it (and totally right).
18 You are considered a minor (someone who is not an adult) if you are under 18 years old.
This is a legal status that lawmakers created for your protection.
We want you to be informed because being a “minor” affects your right to information and services. Keep in mind that these laws may be different for you if you are legally considered an emancipated minor, pregnant minor, minor living apart or married minor. 18 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age. 10.“Minors’ Access to Contraceptive Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 11.“Emergency Contraception,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 12.“Emergency Room Requirements To Offer/Provide Sexual Assault Survivors with Emergency Contraception.” Henry J.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.