1975 in LGBT Rights

In 1975, there were 9 recorded legal changes made affecting LGBT people. In the previous year, there were 10 changes made and 12 in the following year. A total of 96 legal changes were made in the 1970s.

  • November 25
    LGBT discrimination becomes no protections.
  • LGBT housing discrimination becomes no protections.
    Only protections in employment only.
  • November 15
    Homosexual activity becomes illegal (imprisonment as punishment).
    Upto 3 years
  • 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.