LGBT rights in Chad
|LGBT rights in Chad|
|Same-sex sexual activity legal?||Illegal|
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Chad may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. In December 2016, Chad passed a law criminalising both male and female same-sex sexual activity by a vote of 111 to 1.
Law regarding same-sex sexual activity
Same-sex sexual activity is illegal in Chad.
The legal standing of transgender persons is unknown.
Recognition of same sex relationships
There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples.
The U.S. Department of State's 2010 Human Rights Report found that "there were no known lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) organizations. There were few reports of violence or discrimination against LGBT persons, in large part because most such persons were discreet about sexual orientation due to social and cultural strictures against homosexuality."
|Same-sex sexual activity legal||(Since 2016)|
|Equal age of consent|
|Anti-discrimination laws in hate speech and violence|
|Anti-discrimination laws in employment|
|Anti-discrimination laws in the provision of goods and services|
|Recognition of same-sex couples|
|Step-child adoption by same-sex couples|
|Joint adoption by same-sex couples|
|Gays and lesbians allowed to serve openly in the military|
|Right to change legal gender|
|Access to IVF for lesbians|
|Commercial surrogacy for gay male couples|
|MSMs allowed to donate blood|
- "State-sponsored Homophobia: A world survey of laws prohibiting same sex activity between consenting adults" (PDF).
- "Chad passes law to make gay sex illegal". Gay Star News. 2016-12-15. Retrieved 2016-12-26.
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