• Homosexuality
    Male illegal, female uncertain
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous

History

Homosexual activity in Swaziland

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Jan 1, 2014–Sep 18, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Up to 14 years in prison. Not enforced. The just had its first ever pride parade on June 30, 2018. the pride parade went off without any violence.
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Current status
(since Oct 4, 2004)
Male illegal, female uncertain
Sodomy was a crime under the 1907 common law, punishable with either death or a lesser punishment at the discretion of the court. "Sodomy" has been defined by its courts as "unlawful and intentional sexual relations per anum between two human males.
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Oct 4, 2004–May 2, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
After section 252 part 1 of the Swaziland Constitutional Code. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Swaziland

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Current status
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Right to change legal gender in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2017)
Ambiguous
No laws in place. Missing non binary options on documents.
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Same-sex adoption in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Sep 6, 1968)
Single only
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Sep 6, 1968–Sep 16, 2018
Single only
No laws for same sex couples. As well homosexuality is illegal.
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LGBT discrimination in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1907)
No protections
None exist.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1907)
No protections
None exist in article 20 of the criminal code.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1907)
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Swaziland

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Current status
Legal
In all of South Africa.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Swaziland

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2015)
Equal
age of consent is 21. Homosexuality is illegal.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Swaziland

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Current status
Legal
All of South Africa.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Swaziland

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Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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