Entry #212: Homosexual activity in Turkey

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RegionTurkey
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Date1858
End Datenow
DescriptionThe Ottoman Empire, the predecessor of Turkey, decriminalized sodomy in 1858.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2011/oct/07/ottoman-empire-secular-history-sharia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-25927595
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "Ottoman Empire just didn't mention the related article in that year, so it's unrecognized not legal."
  • Status is not correct "This information is correct, however the above opinion polls are old and thus don’t reflect accurate information. Pro-LGBTQ movements have been increasingly gaining support in Turkey, and so has public opinions concerning LGBTQI+ rights."
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality is illegal since Ottoman Empire. "


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Revision by danlev

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NoteThe Ottoman Empire, the predecessor of Turkey, decriminalized sodomy in 1858.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2011/oct/07/ottoman-empire-secular-history-shariahttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2011/oct/07/ottoman-empire-secular-history-sharia http://www.bbc.com/news/world-25927595

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