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
  
Marriage2
  
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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