Entry #277: Homosexual activity in North Korea

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RegionNorth Korea
IssueHomosexual activity
Statusambiguous
Start DateSep 14, 1948
End Datenow
DescriptionContrary to popular belief, homosexuality is not against the law in North Korea, however, North Korea is a sexually conservative country, and this applies to sexuality anywhere on the spectrum. Overt shows of affection by anyone of any sexual orientation tend to be frowned upon. (Date shown is date of North Korean statehood), there are however claims that it is de-facto illegal, but this has no official backing.
Sourceshttps://www.youngpioneertours.com/lgbt-north-korea/


Revision History (3)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegal
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
NoteContrary to popular belief, homosexuality is not against the law in North Korea, however, North Korea is a sexually conservative country, and this applies to sexuality anywhere on the spectrum. Overt shows of affection by anyone of any sexual orientation tend to be frowned upon. (Date shown is date of North Korean statehood)Contrary to popular belief, homosexuality is not against the law in North Korea, however, North Korea is a sexually conservative country, and this applies to sexuality anywhere on the spectrum. Overt shows of affection by anyone of any sexual orientation tend to be frowned upon. (Date shown is date of North Korean statehood), there are however claims that it is de-facto illegal, but this has no official backing.

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteNorth Korea claims that all citizens are treated equally regardless of sexual orientation however, the realities of being LGBT in the Democratic People\'s Republic of Korea is unclear. Date shown is the North\'s declaration of statehood.Contrary to popular belief, homosexuality is not against the law in North Korea, however, North Korea is a sexually conservative country, and this applies to sexuality anywhere on the spectrum. Overt shows of affection by anyone of any sexual orientation tend to be frowned upon. (Date shown is date of North Korean statehood)
Sourceshttp://www.sgn.org/sgnnews39_51/page1.cfmhttps://www.youngpioneertours.com/lgbt-north-korea/
Reports (5)
  • Status is not correct "Homosexuality in North Korea is Legal"
  • Status is not correct "There are protections against discrimination. They follow communist theory meaning discrimination against people that should be equal is not allowed. Don’t spread imperialist propaganda."
  • Status is not correct "North Korea punish homosexuals in death for anti-capitalism law."
  • Status is not correct "Homosexual in North Korea is Death Penalty. ????? ???? ????? ?? ????? ??? ???."
  • Status is not correct

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