Entry #4617: LGBT housing discrimination in North Korea

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RegionNorth Korea
IssueLGBT housing discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start DateSep 14, 1948
End Datenow
DescriptionBecause sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
Sourceshttps://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/09/182_95702.html


Revision History (10)

Revision by Notdog1996. Changing description as it is needlessly inflammatory

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NoteNorth Korea executes LGBTQ+ Members, because they are "influenced by capitalism".Because sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
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North Korea executes LGBTQ+ Members, because they are "influenced by capitalism". Because sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.

Revision by Notdog1996. Changing description as it is needlessly inflammatory

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NoteBecause sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.North Korea executes LGBTQ+ Members, because they are "influenced by capitalism".
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Because sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics. executes LGBTQ+ Members, because they are "influenced by capitalism".

Revision by im_h_DEACTIVATED

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NoteThe North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens.Because sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
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The North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens. Because sexual orientation as a concept does not appear in North Korea law, there is no legal prohibition of discrimination by state and nonstate actors based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or sex characteristics.
Reports (6)
  • Newer law has been passed "Homosexuality is a grey area in North Korea—it is basically all up to the authorities’ opinions."
  • Newer law has been passed "Homosexuality is a grey area in North Korea—it is basically all up to the authorities’ opinions."
  • Sources are invalid or broken
  • Note field is incorrect "It hasn't been confirmed if the country regualrly executes same-sex couples."
  • Sources are invalid or broken "The only information about executions against LGBTQ+ people is from a US funded non-profit."
  • Status is not correct

Revision by im_h_DEACTIVATED

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Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
Sourceshttps://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Peoples_Republic_of_Korea_1998.pdf?lang=enhttps://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/09/182_95702.html
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https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Peoples_Republic_of_Korea_1998.pdf?lang=en https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2011/09/182_95702.html

Revision by im_h_DEACTIVATED

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Value SpecialN/AAmbiguous

Revision by im_h_DEACTIVATED

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Value SpecialAmbiguousN/A

Revision by Buzdolabimotoru

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by maddyksf

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Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)

Revision by TommmyThorpe

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteThe North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens.
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The North Korean Constitution states that all citizens are equal but it is unclear if this equality is extended to LGBT citizens.
Sourceshttps://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Peoples_Republic_of_Korea_1998.pdf?lang=en
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https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Peoples_Republic_of_Korea_1998.pdf?lang=en

Revision by Ausyk

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Start Date(NONE)Sep 14, 1948
NoteNo
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SourcesNo
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Reports (1)
  • Sources are invalid or broken

Ausyk created this entry.