Entry #196: Homosexual activity in China

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RegionChina
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Date1997
End Datenow
DescriptionHomosexuality was decriminalized in China in 1997 and was declassified as a mental disorders in 2001. According to a 2010 report by IGLHRC, "the Chinese government has remained largely silent on the issue of homosexuality."
Sourceshttp://www.iglhrc.org/content/china-legal-position-and-status-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-people-people%E2%80%99s http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/06/is-gay-marriage-coming-to-china/277296/
Reports (9)
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "It was never criminalized at the first place so there is no such thing “decriminalize” to begin with. It is grey area/topic never clearly addressed in Chinese legal system. The only opinion was a 1964 opinion by chinee Supreme Court that consensual between/among adults in private place is not a offense/crime."
  • Status is not correct "China will arrest anyone and anything that is confused on its sexuality."
  • Status is not correct "It should be "was not declassified as a mental disorders in 2001""
  • Status is not correct "test"
  • Status is not correct "test"
  • Status is not correct "test"
  • Status is not correct "test"
  • Status is not correct "test"


Revision History (3)

Revision by danlev

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Sourceshttp://www.iglhrc.org/content/china-legal-position-and-status-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-people-people%E2%80%99shttp://www.iglhrc.org/content/china-legal-position-and-status-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-people-people%E2%80%99s http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/06/is-gay-marriage-coming-to-china/277296/

Revision by danlev

Old Value New Value
NoteHomosexuality was decriminalized in China in 1997.Homosexuality was decriminalized in China in 1997 and was declassified as a mental disorders in 2001. According to a 2010 report by IGLHRC, "the Chinese government has remained largely silent on the issue of homosexuality."

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteHomosexuality was decriminalized in China in 1997.

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