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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    Unknown
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuality (Arab countries)

Ranked #1 out of 7 regions surveyed. (Source: BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)

Question: "Is homosexuality an acceptable practice?"

(74%) No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Yes (26%)

History

Homosexual activity in Algeria

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Homosexual activity in Algeria is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 333 of Algerian law punishes same sex activity with between 2 months and 2 years imprisonment, and a fine of 500 to 2000 Dinars. Article 338 refers to "outrage to public decency" consisting of "an act against nature with an individual of the same sex", with a steeper penalty of between 6 months and 3 years imprisonment and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 Dinars.
Added by chris  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jun 8, 1966–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Two months to two years in prison and fine. Not enforced.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Algeria

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Same-sex marriage in Algeria is not legal.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Not legal
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
Added by chris  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jun 8, 1966–Sep 6, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  5 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Algeria

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Algeria is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
Article 333 bis of the Penal Code, as amended on 13 February 1982 by Law n° 82-04, criminalizes the distribution of anything against "decency" with up to 2 years in prison and a fine up to 2,000 dinars. Article 333, also amended in 1982, criminalizes indecent exposure of any "act against the order of nature with an individual of the same sex" with up to 3 years in prison and a fine up to 10,000 dinars.
Added by DuffdeNecker  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Algeria

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Right to change legal gender in Algeria is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
under cross-dressing.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Algeria

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Algeria is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Algeria

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LGBT discrimination in Algeria is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
No protections
As homosexuality is legal, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identities are permitted
Sources:
Same as in the homosexuality activity
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobi…
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LGBT employment discrimination in Algeria

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LGBT employment discrimination in Algeria is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
No protections
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Algeria

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LGBT housing discrimination in Algeria is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Algeria

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Same-sex adoption in Algeria is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Serving openly in military in Algeria

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Serving openly in military in Algeria is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 8, 1966
Illegal
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
Added by chris  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jul 8, 1966–Sep 10, 2018
Legal
No laws criminalizing or restricting service.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Algeria

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Banned (Indefinite Deferral).
Added by Muhammadaji2022  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Algeria

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Conversion therapy in Algeria is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There are no laws banning conversion therapy in Algeria.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Algeria

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Equal age of consent in Algeria is n/a.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
N/A
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/details.jsp?id=7998
Added by chris  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log