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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Central African Republic

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Homosexual activity in Central African Republic is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Jan 6, 2010
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 85 prohibits "any acts against nature committed against person of same sex" with 6 months to 2 years imprisonment and fines as punishment. However, Central African Republic is currently not functioning as a state and thus the law may not be exercised.
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Same-sex marriage in Central African Republic

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Same-sex marriage in Central African Republic is not legal.

Current status
Since Jan 6, 2010
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in the Central African Republic.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Central African Republic

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Central African Republic is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Central African Republic, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Central African Republic

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Right to change legal gender in Central African Republic is legal, surgery not required.

Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Missing non binary options.
Sources:
www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Central African Republic

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Central African Republic is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Central African Republic

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LGBT discrimination in Central African Republic is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 15, 2003
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Central African Republic

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LGBT employment discrimination in Central African Republic is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 15, 2003
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Central African Republic

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LGBT housing discrimination in Central African Republic is no protections.

Current status
Since Mar 13, 2003
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Central African Republic

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Same-sex adoption in Central African Republic is single only.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 2017
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Central African Republic

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Central African Republic is illegal.

Current status
Since Mar 15, 2003
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal, it is also illegal to serve in the army
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Mar 15, 2003–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No discrimination protections in the criminal code.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Central African Republic

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Blood donations by MSMs in Central African Republic is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Central African Republic

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Conversion therapy in Central African Republic is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Central African Republic

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Equal age of consent in Central African Republic is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of Consent.
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LGBT Rights by Prefecture

View the LGBT laws in each individual prefecture of Central African Republic.