Entry #497: Homosexual activity in Uzbekistan

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RegionUzbekistan
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateSep 22, 1994
End Date(none)
DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Female homosexuality is not illegal, but lesbians still face heavy social persecution.
Sourceshttps://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview
https://database.ilga.org/uzbekistan-lgbti


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edited by Notdog1996. Description is contradictory

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Lesbianism illegal under morality law 130, punishable by up to 3 years in jail with hard labor, fines, and deportationArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Female homosexuality is not illegal, but lesbians still face heavy social persecution.
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Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Lesbianism illegal under morality law 130, punishable by up to 3 years in jail with hard labor, fines, and deportation Female homosexuality is not illegal, but lesbians still face heavy social persecution.
Sourceshttps://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/previewhttps://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview
https://database.ilga.org/uzbekistan-lgbti
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https://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview https://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview https://database.ilga.org/uzbekistan-lgbti

edited by Pizzaslices412653. Female not criminalized

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal

edited by Vito12. Making this change because it is not correct.

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ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)

edited by LGBTsoutheastasian. No law explicitly says that lesbianism is illegal

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
Reports (1)
  • Note field is incorrect "(https://www.state.gov/reports/2021-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/uzbekistan/) "The law criminalizes consensual same-sex sexual conduct between men. Conviction is punishable by up to three years’ imprisonment. The law does not criminalize consensual same-sex sexual conduct between women.""

edited by tut. date correction

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ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.The Uzbekistan's court has claimed that Female homosexuality , along with sex between men that aren't anal sex as Legal.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Lesbianism illegal under morality law 130, punishable by up to 3 years in jail with hard labor, fines, and deportation
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Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.The Uzbekistan's court has claimed that Female homosexuality , along with sex between men that aren't anal sex as Legal. Lesbianism illegal under morality law 130, punishable by up to 3 years in jail with hard labor, fines, and deportation
Sourceshttp://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview
"Age of consent in Asia" -Wikipidea
https://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview
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http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview "Age of consent in Asia" -Wikipidea https://web.archive.org/web/20170118011906/http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview

edited by LGBT_southeastasian

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Sourceshttp://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/previewhttp://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview
"Age of consent in Asia" -Wikipidea
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http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview http://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview "Age of consent in Asia" -Wikipidea

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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ValueMale illegal, female uncertainMale illegal, female legal
DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.The Uzbekistan's court has claimed that Female homosexuality , along with sex between men that aren't anal sex as Legal.
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Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality. homosexuality.The Uzbekistan's court has claimed that Female homosexuality , along with sex between men that aren't anal sex as Legal.

edited by LGBT_southeastasian

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity, other than anal sex legal. However, under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sexual intercourse" too.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.
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Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity, other than anal sex legal. However, under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sexual intercourse" too. No such rules were known for female homosexuality.

edited by LGBT_southeastasian

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex as legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity, other than anal sex legal. However, under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sexual intercourse" too.
Show Difference
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex as legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too. activity, other than anal sex legal. However, under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sexual intercourse" too.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex as legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too.
Show Difference
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too. as legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex " too.
Show Difference
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ". " too.

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".
Show Difference
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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ValueMale illegal, female legalMale illegal, female uncertain
DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality.Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".
Show Difference
Article 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality. Judicially, the Uzbekistan's court have claimed that Female same sexual activity along with Male same sexual activity that other than anal sex legal. However under article 121 of the Uzbekistan's penal code might stipulate that Female same sexual activity could be prosecuted under " Female Unnatural sex ".

edited by Muhammadaji2022

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ValueMale illegal, female uncertainMale illegal, female legal

edited by vviet93

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created by vviet93

Original entry
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateSep 22, 1994
End Date(none)
DescriptionArticle 120 states male homosexuality is punishable by 3 years in prison. No such law is stated for female homosexuality.
Sourceshttp://www.legislationline.org/download/action/download/id/1712/file/a45cbf3cc66c17f04420786aa164.htm/preview