Entry #11674: Homosexual activity in Spain

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IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Date1954
End Date1979
DescriptionThe Vagrants and Common Delinquents Law (Ley de Vagos y Maleantes) was modified under the regime of Francisco Franco to prohibit homosexual acts, with a penalty of imprisonment. In 1970 the Law on Danger and Social Rehabilitation (Ley Sobre Peligrosidad y Rehabilitación Social) was introduced that further enforced the prohibition and specified a prison term of up to 5 years.
Sourceshttps://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/premium-en-abierto/homosexuales-vagos-maleantes-peligrosos_1_3991002.html https://www.boe.es/buscar/doc.php?id=BOE-A-1970-854

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