• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • 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 South Sudan

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Current status
(since Jul 9, 2011)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 10 years in prison and a fine
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Jul 9, 2011–Sep 11, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
4-10 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in South Sudan

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Jul 8, 2011–Sep 7, 2018
Not legal
Not criminalized anywhere in Africa.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jul 8, 2011)
Not legal
As homosexuality is a punishable offense, same sex marriage is also not legal
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Right to change legal gender in South Sudan

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Current status
Ambiguous
No laws in place.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in South Sudan

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Current status
Single only
According to the adoption agency. No laws in place for same sex couples.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in South Sudan

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Jul 9, 2011–Sep 9, 2018
No protections
As homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Jul 9, 2011)
No protections
No protection is granted as homosexuality is illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in South Sudan

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Current status
(since Jul 9, 2011)
No protections
LGBT community is taboo.
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LGBT housing discrimination in South Sudan

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Current status
(since Jul 9, 2011)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in South Sudan

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Current status
(since Jul 9, 2011)
Illegal
No protection granted as homosexuality is illegal
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Jul 9, 2011–Sep 9, 2018
Legal
No restrictions.
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Equal age of consent in South Sudan

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Current status
Equal
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in South Sudan

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Current status
Legal
In all of Africa.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in South Sudan

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Sources:
No
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LGBT Rights by State

View the LGBT laws in each individual state of South Sudan.



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