Entry #1154: Homosexual activity in Trinidad and Tobago

Original entry by katetheporcupine katetheporcupine ()

RegionTrinidad and Tobago
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateNov 11, 1986
End DateMay 18, 2015
DescriptionAnal intercourse between two consenting male adults is punishable by twenty-five (25) years imprisonment. Anal intercourse committed by a minor is punishable by five (5) years imprisonment. Serious indecency between two adults of the same sex is punishable by five years imprisonment. ("An act of “serious indecency” is an act, other than sexual intercourse (whether natural or unnatural), by a person involving the use of the genital organ for the purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire.")
Sourceshttp://rgd.legalaffairs.gov.tt/laws2/alphabetical_list/lawspdfs/11.28.pdf


1 Revisions

1. Revision #550 ( by vviet93)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value (Original)
End Date2015-05-189999-12-12
NoteAnal intercourse between two consenting male adults is punishable by twenty-five (25) years imprisonment. Anal intercourse committed by a minor is punishable by five (5) years imprisonment. Serious indecency between two adults of the same sex is punishable by five years imprisonment. ("An act of “serious indecency” is an act, other than sexual intercourse (whether natural or unnatural), by a person involving the use of the genital organ for the purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire.")Anal intercourse between two consenting male adults is punishable by twenty-five (25) years imprisonment. Anal intercourse committed by a minor is punishable by five (5) years imprisonment. Serious indecency between two adults of the same sex is punishable by five years imprisonment. (\"An act of “serious indecency” is an act, other than sexual intercourse (whether natural or unnatural), by a person involving the use of the genital organ for the purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire.\")