LGBT rights in Turkmenistan

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LGBT rights in Turkmenistan Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Male illegal
Female legal[1]
Penalty:
up to 2 years
Family rights

Male homosexuality is illegal in Turkmenistan and is punished by imprisonment for the term of up to two years.[1]

Criminal Code of 1997 (Effective 1 January 1998)

Article 135. Sodomy

"(1) Sodomy, that is the sexual relations of the man with the man, is punished by imprisonment for the term of up to two years."[1]

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