Although sexual arousal may arise without physical stimulation, achieving orgasm usually requires physical sexual stimulation.
The term sexual stimulation often implies stimulation of the genitals, but may also include stimulation of other areas of the body, stimulation of the senses (such as sight or hearing) and mental stimulation (i.e. Sufficient stimulation of the penis in males and the clitoris in females usually results in an orgasm.
Masturbation, erotic massage, sexual intercourse, a handjob or fingering are types of physical sexual stimulation involving the genitals.
A sex worker can be charged with a felony if he or she is HIV-positive and solicits sex from another person without telling them of their infection, even if the two do not have sex, Wiener said.
He said the felony law is a vestige of a darker time during the 1980s, when there was no effective treatment for AIDS and some people were calling for putting those infected in quarantine.
“The crime is complete when the solicitor, acting with the requite intent, makes the command or request.”The ‘children’ that Wright spoke about with the postal inspector were not real, but made-up,” Johnsen said.
That means the crime they were discussing — child molestation — did not exist “because no actual child was involved.”“It does not allow a conviction for soliciting conduct that the defendant incorrectly believes would constitute a crime,” she continued.
Between 1988 and June 2014, there were 357 convictions in California for an HIV-specific felony that would have been downgraded by SB 239, according to a study by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, which conducts research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy.