1930 in LGBT Rights

In 1930, there were 9 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 3 changes made and 6 in the following year. A total of 37 legal changes were made in the 1930s.

  • August 1
    Homosexuals serving openly in military becomes legal.
    No laws restricting or criminalizing lgbt serving.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal in some contexts.
    Some discrimination protections through human rights institute for sexual orientation only.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently deciding to legalize sodamy. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp. Court Decision pending.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes ambiguous.
    Some through human rights institute for sexual orientation only.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexuality is currently illegal, discrimination against LGBT persons are legal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Article 162, 163 and 165 prohibits homosexuality and offender is punishable by from 5 to 14 years in prison.
  • April 1
    Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female uncertain.
    8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Up to fourteen years imprisonment, with or without corporal punishment (public whippings)