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Countries where homosexuality is legal[edit]

Country Sex laws Protection based on sexual orientation in law Family laws
Decriminalisation of homosexual acts Equalisation of age of consent Prohibition of discrimination Hate crime laws Registered partnership Joint adoption Same-sex marriage
In employment In other fields
Netherlands Netherlands 1811 1971 1992
(Penal Code)
1993 1998 2001 2001
1994
(General Equal Treatment Act)
Belgium Belgium 1792 1985 2003
(Law of 25 February 2003)
2003 2000
(statutory cohabitation)
2006
[1]
2003
Denmark Denmark 1930 1976 1996
(Act 459)
1987
(Penal Code)
1987 1989 1999
(step-child adoption)
Red XN
Sweden Sweden 1944 1978 1999
(Act 133)
1987
(Penal Code)
2003 1995 2003 Red XN
2003
(Constitution)
[2]
Iceland Iceland 1940 1992 1996
(Act 459)
1987
(Penal Code)
1987 1989 1999
(step-child adoption)
Red XN

Countries where homosexuality is illegal[edit]

Country Status of consensual homosexual acts Penalty Type of offence explicitly prohibited by the law Legal text
Between males Between females Minimal Maximal
Afghanistan Afghanistan Illegal "Long imprisonment" "Adultery or pederasty" Penal Code of 1976
(Chapter 8, Article 427)
Algeria Algeria Illegal Imprisonment of 2 months

(with a fine of 500 DZD)
Imprisonment of 2 years

(with a fine of 2000 DZD)
"A homosexual act" Penal Code (Ordinance 66-156 of June 8, 1966)
(Article 338)
Angola Angola Illegal Imprisonment of 2 months

(with a fine of 500 DZD)
Imprisonment of 2 years

(with a fine of 2000 DZD)
"A homosexual act" Penal Code (Ordinance 66-156 of June 8, 1966)
(Article 338)

http://www.utrel.gov.mz/word_files/codigo_penal_ultima_versao.doc (Mozambique) http://luanda.usembassy.gov/wwwhdireitoshumanos05.html (Angola)

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "Belgium passes gay adoption law". BBC News. 2006-04-21. Retrieved 2007-12-13. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "The Instrument of Government - Chapter 1, Article 2" (ASPX). The Constitution of Sweden. Sveriges riksdag. 1974. Retrieved 2008-01-23. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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