Entry #266: Homosexual activity in Philippines

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RegionPhilippines
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusLegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionThe only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality. However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for its Muslim residents.
Sourceshttp://www.gov.ph/1930/12/08/act-no-3815-s-1930/
Reports (2)
  • Note field is incorrect "Art. 200 is Grave Scandal"
  • Status is not correct "As Marawi City is part of the Philippines, there are actually no laws specifically in Marawi City that forbids homosexuality at all. Homosexuality is legal nationwide with an equal age of consent at 16 years."


Revision History (4)

Deleted by Muhammadaji2022

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NoteThe only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.

However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for Muslim residents.
The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.

However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for its Muslim residents.
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The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality. However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for Muslim residents. its Muslim residents.

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value
NoteThe only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.

However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for Muslim residents.
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The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality. homosexuality. However it is still partially illegal in the Marawi city for Muslim residents.

Revision by chae

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Start DateJan 1, 1900(NONE)
NoteThe only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct"The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.
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The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites \"serious sexual misconduct\" "serious sexual misconduct", but there were never any laws against homosexuality.

Revision by vviet93

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NoteNon-commercial, homosexual relations between consenting adults in private are not a crime, although sexual conduct or affection that occurs in public may be subject to the "grave scandal" prohibition in Article 200 of the Revised Penal CodeThe only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites "serious sexual misconduct"
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Non-commercial, homosexual relations between consenting adults in private are not a crime, although sexual conduct or affection that occurs in public may be subject to the \"grave scandal\" prohibition in Article 200 of the Revised Penal Code The only article that may apply to LGBT is Article 200 of the penal code which cites \"serious sexual misconduct\"
Reports (3)
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Status is not correct "It has not been used against the LGBT, and no one has been imprisoned for the sake of being gay. "
  • Other "Note is copied directly from Wikipedia without a citation, i.e. plagiarism."

crusetony created this entry.