Entry #5110: Homosexual activity in Kenya

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionKenya
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start DateAug 1, 1930
End DateSep 6, 2018
DescriptionFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently deciding to legalize sodamy. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp. Court Decision pending.
Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1c https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/ https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/21/rafiki-lesbian-film-kenya-high-court-lifts-ban-oscars/


32 Revisions

32. Revision #14203 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1c https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/ https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/21/rafiki-lesbian-film-kenya-high-court-lifts-ban-oscars/https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1c https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/
31. Revision #13024 ( by Ausyk)
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Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1c https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/09/06/homosexuality-illegal-countries-gay-sex-india/https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1c
30. Revision #13023 ( by Ausyk)
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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female uncertain
29. Revision #12922 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-09-062018-08-22
28. Revision #12503 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-08-222018-08-08
27. Revision #11893 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-08-082018-07-27
26. Revision #11694 ( by Ausyk)
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ValueMale illegal, female uncertainIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
25. Revision #11042 ( by Ausyk)
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NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently deciding to legalize sodamy. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp. Court Decision pending.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently deciding to legalize sodamy. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.
24. Revision #11041 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-272018-07-18
NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently deciding to legalize sodamy. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.
23. Revision #10488 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-07-182018-07-14
22. Revision #10249 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-07-142018-06-26
21. Revision #9390 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-262018-06-24
NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. According to the Kenyan Penal Code of 2003. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.
20. Revision #9359 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-242018-06-18
19. Revision #9004 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-182018-06-06
NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Kenya had its first pride parade in the countrys history. It was in a Kenyan Refugee camp.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.
18. Revision #8293 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-06-062018-05-04
17. Revision #7848 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-05-042018-04-15
16. Revision #7665 ( by Ausyk)
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NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Decriminalization pending.
15. Revision #7495 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-04-152018-04-12
14. Revision #7467 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-122018-04-10
NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality. Decriminalization pending.Five to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.
13. Revision #7365 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-102018-04-05
NoteFive to fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.
12. Revision #7328 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-052018-03-25
Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/kenya-gay-sex-ruling_us_5a999229e4b089ec3539db1chttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/
11. Revision #7067 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-03-252018-03-08
10. Revision #6482 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-082018-02-26
9. Revision #6071 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-262018-02-19
Notefourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Kenyan High Court is currently debating if to decriminalize homosexuality.fourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Could be the next country after Angola to decriminalize Homosexuality.
Sourceshttps://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/02/26/kenyan-high-court-debates-decriminalising-homosexuality-in-landmark-case/https://news.vice.com/article/kenya-could-become-the-next-country-in-africa-to-legalize-homosexuality
8. Revision #5828 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-192018-02-03
7. Revision #5688 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Notefourteen years in prison. Not enforced. Could be the next country after Angola to decriminalize Homosexuality. fourteen years in prison. Not enforced.
Sourceshttps://news.vice.com/article/kenya-could-become-the-next-country-in-africa-to-legalize-homosexualityhttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
6. Revision #5687 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-032018-01-07
Notefourteen years in prison. Not enforced. fourteen years in prison.
5. Revision #5260 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-01-072017-09-20
4. Revision #3520 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-202017-09-06
3. Revision #3270 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-062017-08-11
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/No
2. Revision #2729 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-08-112017-03-19
Notefourteen years in prison. fourteen years to life in prison
SourcesNohttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
1. Revision #2573 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
End Date2017-03-192016-11-28
Notefourteen years to life in prisonUp to 1 year in prison and or fine.