• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Kuwait

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Jun 2, 1960–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
fine and up to 6 years in prison. Not enforced. Decimalization pending.
Added by Ausyk  ·  6 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
(since Jun 2, 1960)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Imprisonment of up to 7 years. If the offender is an adult (>21) male who has sex with an individual less than 21 years old, imprisonment of up to 10 years.
Added by vviet93  ·  14 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Kuwait

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Jun 2, 1960–Sep 19, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Not legal
same sex marriage is not legal in kuwait according to the muslim shar'ia
Sources:
kuwait times newspaper
Added by billyjames  ·  12 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Kuwait

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Jun 1, 2016–Sep 20, 2018
Legal, surgery not required
As well documents can be changed. Missing non binary options.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Illegal
People in Kuwaiti cannot legally change their gender.
Sources:
the kuwaits hospitals
Added by billyjames  ·  11 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Kuwait

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Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  6 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT discrimination in Kuwait

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1960)
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  9 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Kuwait

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1960)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  4 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Kuwait

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Current status
(since Jun 2, 1960)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Kuwait

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Jan 1, 2018–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws restricting service.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log
Current status
Illegal
LGBT people can not serve the military
Sources:
kuwait times newspaper
Added by billyjames  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Kuwait

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Current status
Equal
Set age of consent. but Homosexuality is still illegal.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Kuwait

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Current status
Legal
No deferral.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Kuwait

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log



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