Canada: 14; 18 for anal sex, sex with an authority figure, prostitution or appearing in pornography. A 14 year old may have sex with another who is as young as 12.At least homosexual sex (or oral/anal sex between heteros, for that matter) can no longer be outlawed by any state in the US... since 2003! Thanks to which, even Virginians can legally drop their virginity without getting married!
Hong Kong: gay 21, lesbian unknown, heterosexual females 16, heterosexual males 18
Ireland, Republic of: 17, 15 for lesbians and oral sex.
And then you have Ann Coulter. Uh... Can't the conserves find a mouthpiece with a little more intelligence or tact? Guess not- they have a hard time finding lots of things, like weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. But at least now we know why we can't find Osama!
Much as modern mass media assholes and educational institutions like to paint MLK as the moderate, peaceful dreamer, I'm sure he would dismayed by how little we've actually progressed.