LGBT Rights in Al Jifarah Popularate

Al Jifarah is governed by federal Libya law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✖ Restricted
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Al Jifarah

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Homosexual activity in Al Jifarah is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 410 of the penal code states that Indecent same sex intercourse is punishable from 1 to 4 years.
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Same-sex marriage in Al Jifarah

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Same-sex marriage in Al Jifarah is banned.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Banned
Homosexuality is not legal in Libya.
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Nov 18, 1953–Sep 19, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Al Jifarah

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Al Jifarah is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
Under extensive Public morality laws or laws contrary to the Sharia .
Sources:
"Vandewalle 2006"
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Right to change legal gender in Al Jifarah

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Right to change legal gender in Al Jifarah is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
According to Wikipedia.
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Gender-affirming care in Al Jifarah

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Gender-affirming care in Al Jifarah is restricted.

Current status
Restricted
Despite no specific laws concerning gender affirming healthcare, due to Libya's conservative attitude, strict interpretation of Islamic law and very poor access and quality of healthcare in general gender affirming care is restricted.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Al Jifarah

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Al Jifarah is not legally recognized.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
Not legally recognized
Not possible.
Sources:
Not possible.
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LGBT discrimination in Al Jifarah

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LGBT discrimination in Al Jifarah is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Al Jifarah

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LGBT employment discrimination in Al Jifarah is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Widespread discrimination all of Libya. According to the 2018 world report.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Al Jifarah

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LGBT housing discrimination in Al Jifarah is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Al Jifarah

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Same-sex adoption in Al Jifarah is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is still illegal there. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Al Jifarah

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Intersex infant surgery in Al Jifarah is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Al Jifarah

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Serving openly in military in Al Jifarah is illegal.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal in Libya, so is serving openly in the army.
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Nov 18, 1953–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws criminalizing lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Al Jifarah

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Blood donations by MSMs in Al Jifarah is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Nope.
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Conversion therapy in Al Jifarah

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Conversion therapy in Al Jifarah is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Libya.
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Equal age of consent in Al Jifarah

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Equal age of consent in Al Jifarah is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Age of consent is not applicable because homosexuality is illegal in Libya.
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