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

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–Jul 14, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 10 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in South Sudan

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Jul 8, 2011–Jun 13, 2018
Unrecognized
One of the Countries in Central Africa that has a constitutional ban on gay marriage.
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
Legal, surgery not required
In all of Africa.
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.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in South Sudan

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Jul 9, 2011–Jul 2, 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–Jul 14, 2018
Illegal
No restrictions. However homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Blood donations by MSMs in South Sudan

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in South Sudan

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Current status
Equal
Set at 18 years old. Homosexuality is illegal though.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in South Sudan

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Current status
Not banned
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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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