Es Smara is governed by federal Morocco law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✖ State-enforced
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Es Smara

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Homosexual activity in Es Smara is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Nov 26, 1962
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 489 of the Penal Code punishes same sex behaviour by imprisonment of between 6 months and 3 years, and a fine of 200 to 1000 dirhams.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2009030…//www.ilga.org/statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf
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Until Jan 1, 1956
Ambiguous
Homosexuality was ambiguous in Morocco before 1956
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Same-sex marriage in Es Smara

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Same-sex marriage in Es Smara is banned.

Current status
Banned
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Es Smara

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Es Smara is state-enforced.

Current status
Since 2005
State-enforced
Morocco has several censorship measures in place including LGBT media censorship. Article 3 of the Decree Regulating the Right of Association prohibits associations from engaging in activities that, inter alia, “breach the laws or public morals” or “offend Islam”.
Further amendments were made by Decree No. 2?04?969 (2005), which include prohibitive provisions, such as capacities at start-up.
LGBT organisations are refused to register by the authorities.
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Right to change legal gender in Es Smara

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Right to change legal gender in Es Smara is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
There is no legal framework to change one's gender marker.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Es Smara

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Non-binary identities are not recognized.
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LGBT discrimination in Es Smara

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LGBT discrimination in Es Smara is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Jan 1, 2010–Aug 5, 2018
No protections
Morocco just launched a gay magazine in 2010. The first gay Moroccan came out.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Es Smara

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LGBT employment discrimination in Es Smara is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Es Smara

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LGBT housing discrimination in Es Smara is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Es Smara

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Same-sex adoption in Es Smara is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Serving openly in military in Es Smara

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Serving openly in military in Es Smara is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Es Smara

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Due to homosexuality being illegal.
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Conversion therapy in Es Smara

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Conversion therapy in Es Smara is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Conversion therapy is not banned.
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Equal age of consent in Es Smara

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Equal age of consent in Es Smara is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
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