The age of consent for Wyoming is posted as…

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The age of consent for Wyoming is posted as 16 and 17. However WY Stat § 6-4-303 seems to contradict this.”Child” means a person under the age of eighteen (18) years. That is in (a) (i) from the 2011 statutes. But a simple internet search reveals, on google, this:The age of consent for sex is 16 years old for women, while it is 18 years old for men. Having sex with a minor below the age of consent is known as statutory rape. The age of consent law in Wyoming only specifically addresses heterosexual conduct. 

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