1951 in LGBT Rights

In 1951, there were 5 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 11 changes made and 4 in the following year. A total of 82 legal changes were made in the 1950s.

  • October 7
    LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    None exist in the criminal code.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    Homosexuality is illegal there.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    Widespread discrimination all of Libya. According to the 2018 world report.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
  • March 13
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Up to 3 years imprisonment