1916 in LGBT Rights

In 1916, there were 2 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 17 changes made and in the following year. A total of 29 legal changes were made in the 1910s.

  • June 1
    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    10-14 years in prison. Not enforced. In one area it is legal
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    Article 217 punishes male homosexuality for up to 3 years in prison. Although female is not directly stated, article 214 (regarding unnatural carnal knowledge) can apply.