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LGBT Rights in Khenchela Province

Khenchela is governed by federal Algeria law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    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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History

Homosexual activity in Khenchela

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Homosexual activity in Khenchela 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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Same-sex marriage in Khenchela

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Same-sex marriage in Khenchela is not legal.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Not legal
All homosexual activity is illegal in Algeria. Same-sex marriage is not legal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Khenchela

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Khenchela 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.

In August 2023, Algeria's Ministry of Culture and Arts forced movie theaters to immediately stop showing the film, "Barbie." An official source told Reuters that the film "promotes homosexuality and other Western deviances."

Right to change legal gender in Khenchela

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Right to change legal gender in Khenchela is illegal.

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Illegal
All “acts that violate public decency” in the definition of decency in algerian society is banned by the Algerian panel code of 1966
under articles 333(modified), 333(renewed), 338
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Khenchela

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

Current status
Since Jun 8, 1966
Not legally recognized
Any non cisgender and heterosexual activity and/or identity is illegal to exist as and to show the existence as
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LGBT discrimination in Khenchela

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LGBT discrimination in Khenchela 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 Khenchela

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LGBT employment discrimination in Khenchela is no protections.

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

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LGBT housing discrimination in Khenchela is no protections.

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

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Same-sex adoption in Khenchela 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 Khenchela

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Serving openly in military in Khenchela 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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Blood donations by MSMs in Khenchela

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

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

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Conversion therapy in Khenchela 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 Khenchela

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Equal age of consent in Khenchela 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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