1900s in LGBT Rights

Number of LGBT-related laws changed over time
  • January 1
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    Homosexuality is illegal.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes ambiguous.
    Some protections under Article 20 of the constitution. As well as some protections under domestic violence bill.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Some protections under Article 20 of the constitution. Some under the domestic violence bill.
  • June 15
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    No Discrimination protections for lgbt people since the founding of the country.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexual conduct is illegal, discrimination against LGBTQ+ people are very present. Most recently, the anti-homosexuality bill tried to make it illegal for any person to not report an LGBT individual.
  • April 1
    Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    Under Constitutional ban since 2005
  • Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    Marriage in Uganda is defined as a union between a man and a woman.
  • November 29
    Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    Marriage defined as a union between a man and a woman
  • January 1
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    No
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (death penalty as punishment).
    death penalty for homosexuality under sodamy laws. for lesbianism only 100 lashes.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    Homosexuality is illegal there.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    No explicit protections.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    six months to three years in prison; fines of 4,000 1000,000 CFA Franks ( US 6.50- 1,620) Not enforced.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    Homosexuality is illegal and thus same sex marriage is not recognized.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    homosexual act is punishable with a prison term from 1-3 years
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (death penalty as punishment).
    The punishment for homosexuality is currently death for men. (Unless if there is sex between a mature person and a minor; in which can the mature person will be killed while minor will receive up to 74 lashes. Same case applies for 2 minors.) For women, the punishment is up to 100 lashes. Women with a certain number of repeat offenses can become subject to the death penalty as well.
  • Homosexual activity becomes legal.
    The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct"