1931 in LGBT Rights

In 1931, there were 4 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 7 changes made and 15 in the following year. A total of 33 legal changes were made in the 1930s.

  • November 1
    Homosexual activity becomes ambiguous.
    7 years to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Rarely enforced.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexuality is illegal, there are no protections for this population.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    liable, upon conviction, to imprisonment for a term not less than fifteen years and may be liable to imprisonment for life