Template:World laws pertaining to homosexual relationships and expression

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Worldwide laws regarding same-sex intercourse and state of expression and association
Same-sex intercourse illegal
Death penalty
Death penalty on books but not applied
Life imprisonment
Limited imprisonment
Prison on books but not enforced1-
Same-sex intercourse legal
Marriage recognized but not performed3
Civil unions
Limited domestic recognition (cohabitation)
Limited foreign recognition (residency)
Optional certification
Same-sex unions not recognized
Laws restricting freedom of expression and association
Rings indicate areas where local judges have granted or denied marriages or imposed the death penalty in a jurisdiction where that is not otherwise the law or areas with a case-by-case application.
1No arrests in the past three years or moratorium on law.
2For some jurisdictions the law may not yet be in effect.
3Jurisdictions in this category may perform other types of partnerships.
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