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LGBT Rights in Alger Province

The laws displayed for Alger are the same as Algeria.
    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
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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Homosexual activity in Alger

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Homosexual activity in Alger 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.
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Jun 8, 1966–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Two months to two years in prison and fine. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Alger

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Same-sex marriage in Alger 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
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Jun 8, 1966–Sep 6, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Alger

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Alger 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.

Additionally, as of January 2023 the Ministry of Commerce has announced that all rainbow colored products, including flags, toys, and Qurans, are no longer allowed to be sold in the country. Algerian government has mass SMS texted Algerians to warn them of fines for violating this order.
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Right to change legal gender in Alger

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Right to change legal gender in Alger is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
under cross-dressing.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Alger

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Alger

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LGBT discrimination in Alger 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 Alger

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LGBT employment discrimination in Alger is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Alger

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LGBT housing discrimination in Alger is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Same-sex adoption in Alger

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Same-sex adoption in Alger is single only.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Single only
Homosexuality is illegal in Algeria, and same-sex unions are unrecognized. Single people are allowed to adopt.
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Serving openly in military in Alger

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Serving openly in military in Alger 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
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Jul 8, 1966–Sep 10, 2018
Legal
No laws criminalizing or restricting service.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Alger

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Banned (Indefinite Deferral).
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Conversion therapy in Alger

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Conversion therapy in Alger is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There are no laws banning conversion therapy in Algeria.
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Equal age of consent in Alger

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Equal age of consent in Alger is n/a.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
N/A
Not applicable for Algeria. Same sex activity is illegal in Algeria.
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