Entry #155: Homosexual activity in France

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RegionFrance
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start DateSep 25, 1791
End Datenow
DescriptionThe law of 1791 decriminalized homosexual activity, however, it does not recognize homosexuality itself.
Sourceshttp://www.lepoint.fr/actualites-societe/2009-11-10/l-evolution-des-droits-des-homosexuels-en-france/920/0/393746
Reports (2)
  • Date is incorrect "4 of August, 1982 (not penal)"
  • Date is incorrect "4 august 1982 : The law removes any penalisation of homosexuality that implies teenagers of more than 15 years-old, the age of sexual majority in France. http://www.lepoint.fr/actualites-societe/2009-11-10/l-evolution-des-droits-des-homosexuels-en-france/920/0/393746"


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NoteThe law of 1791 decriminalizes homosexual activity. However it does not recognizes homosexuality itself.The law of 1791 decriminalized homosexual activity, however, it does not recognize homosexuality itself.

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