1960 in LGBT Rights

In 1960, there were 20 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were changes made and 6 in the following year. A total of 126 legal changes were made in the 1960s.

  • September 22
    LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No protections exist.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    No protections exist.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    The date is the date at which Mali became indepedent
  • August 3
    Homosexuals serving openly in military becomes ambiguous.
    there is no ban but intense discrimination.
  • Homosexuals serving openly in military becomes ambiguous.
    There are no explicits bans on service by LGBT citizens, but intense discrimination discourages openness in this area.
  • June 30
    LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
  • June 2
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    No country in the middle east have constitutional or statue law banning gay marriage. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    fine and up to 6 years in prison. Not enforced.
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    No
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    Homosexuality is illegal there. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Imprisonment of up to 7 years. If the offender is an adult (>21) male who has sex with an individual less than 21 years old, imprisonment of up to 10 years.
  • January 12
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    No laws making it illegal or bans on this. As well Homosexuality is illegal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes male illegal, female legal.
    Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. Decriminalization pending.
  • Same-sex marriage becomes not legal.
    Same sex marriage is not recognized in Ghana
  • LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
    As homosexuality is illegal, there are no legal protections
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    If the person is of 16 years or older and has consent, imprisonment not exceeding 3 years. If the person does not have consent, from 5 to 25 years.