Entry #187: Homosexual activity in Japan

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionJapan
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Date1881
End Datenow
DescriptionAnal sodomy was decriminalized in 1881 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code. It was eliminated by supervision of Gustave Boissonade, a French legal scholar who served as an advisor to develop the legal system in Japan.
Sourceshttp://www.daynews.com/world/society/2013/04/gay-rights-around-the-world-exploring-the-history-impact-and-effect-on-society-and-current-status-3rd-of-6-parts-2-18877 http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=4126 http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1063&context=lps_LLMGRP


4 Revisions

4. Revision #260 ( by danlev)
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NoteAnal sodomy was decriminalized in 1881 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code. It was eliminated by supervision of Gustave Boissonade, a French legal scholar who served as an advisor to develop the legal system in Japan.Anal sodomy was decriminalized in 1881 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code. It was eliminated by supervision of Gustave Boissonade, a French legal scholar who served as an advisor to develop the legal system in Japan.
3. Revision #259 ( by danlev)
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Start Date1881-01-011880-01-01
NoteAnal sodomy was decriminalized in 1881 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code. It was eliminated by supervision of Gustave Boissonade, a French legal scholar who served as an advisor to develop the legal system in Japan.Anal sodomy was decriminalized in 1880 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code.
Sourceshttp://www.daynews.com/world/society/2013/04/gay-rights-around-the-world-exploring-the-history-impact-and-effect-on-society-and-current-status-3rd-of-6-parts-2-18877 http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=4126 http://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1063&context=lps_LLMGRPhttp://www.daynews.com/world/society/2013/04/gay-rights-around-the-world-exploring-the-history-impact-and-effect-on-society-and-current-status-3rd-of-6-parts-2-18877 http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=4126
2. Revision #257 ( by danlev)
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NoteAnal sodomy was decriminalized in 1880 when the provision was dropped from Japan's Penal Code.Anal sodomy was decriminalized in 1880.
Sourceshttp://www.daynews.com/world/society/2013/04/gay-rights-around-the-world-exploring-the-history-impact-and-effect-on-society-and-current-status-3rd-of-6-parts-2-18877 http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=4126http://www.daynews.com/world/society/2013/04/gay-rights-around-the-world-exploring-the-history-impact-and-effect-on-society-and-current-status-3rd-of-6-parts-2-18877
1. Revision #123 ( by danlev)
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NoteAnal sodomy was decriminalized in 1880.