1975 in LGBT Rights

In 1975, there were 12 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 10 changes made and 13 in the following year. A total of 103 legal changes were made in the 1970s.

  • November 25
    LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT discrimination becomes illegal.
    No
  • LGBT employment discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    According to wikiwand.com
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes sexual orientation and gender identity.
    since 2017
  • November 15
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Upto 3 years
  • Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    only illegal in northern part of the province.
  • June 20
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • February 14
    Same-sex marriage becomes unrecognized.
    Article 2 of the code of the family defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman
  • (date unknown)
    Homosexual activity becomes legal.
  • Homosexual activity becomes ambiguous.
    Mozambique's penal code included a clause against against individuals "who habitually engage in vices against nature," however, there had been no known prosecutions under the clause.
  • January 1
    Equal age of consent becomes equal.
    The Age of consent in Kentucky is 16 years old.
  • Equal age of consent becomes equal.
    No