Entry #279: LGBT discrimination in North Korea

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RegionNorth Korea
IssueLGBT discrimination
Statusambiguous
Start DateSep 14, 1948
End Datenow
DescriptionThe North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens, however this is not backed by any legal resources or human accounts.
Sourceshttp://www.novexcn.com/dprk_constitution_98.html https://web.archive.org/web/20120205154843/http://www.novexcn.com/dprk_constitution_98.html


Revision History (3)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal in some contexts
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal in some contexts
Value Specialambiguous
NoteThe North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens.The North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens, however this is not backed by any legal resources or human accounts.
Sourceshttp://www.novexcn.com/dprk_constitution_98.htmlhttp://www.novexcn.com/dprk_constitution_98.html https://web.archive.org/web/20120205154843/http://www.novexcn.com/dprk_constitution_98.html

Revision by TommmyThorpe

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNo protections
Value Specialambiguous
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Protections and discrimination do extend to LGBT citizens under communist ideologies."

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