• 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
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    Ambiguous
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Yemen

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1994)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
imprisonment plus physical violence
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Jan 1, 1994–Jul 20, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
3-7 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Yemen

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 1994)
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in Yemen.
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Jan 1, 1994–Jul 20, 2018
Unrecognized
Not criminalized.
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Yemen

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Under the republic of Yemen. Missing non binary options.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Yemen

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Current status
Single only
No other laws in place.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Yemen

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Current status
(since Sep 29, 1994)
No protections
Discrimination is legal in Yemen
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LGBT employment discrimination in Yemen

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Current status
(since Sep 22, 1994)
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Yemen

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Current status
(since Sep 22, 1994)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Yemen

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Current status
Legal
State not functioning.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Yemen

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Current status
Legal
Under the Humanitarian Donating Act.
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Equal age of consent in Yemen

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Current status
Ambiguous
homosexuality is illegal there. it has a marriage clause.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Yemen

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Current status
Not banned
State not functioning.
Sources:
No
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LGBT Rights by Municipality

View the LGBT laws in each individual municipality of Yemen.



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