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    Homosexuality
    ✔ Male illegal, female legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Imprisonment as punishment
    Changing Gender
    N/A
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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Homosexual activity in Kuwait

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Homosexual activity in Kuwait is male illegal, female legal.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1960
Male illegal, female legal
fine and up to 6 years in prison. Not enforced. Decimalization pending.
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Jun 2, 1960–Jun 2, 1960
Male illegal, female legal
Imprisonment of up to 7 years. If the offender is an adult (>21) male who has sex with an individual less than 21 years old, imprisonment of up to 10 years.

For female same sexual activity is legal.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Kuwait

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Same-sex marriage in Kuwait is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
same sex marriage is not legal in kuwait according to the muslim shar'ia
Sources:
kuwait times newspaper
Added by billyjames  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jun 2, 1960–Sep 19, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kuwait

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Kuwait is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
Mass arrests , people could be sent to deportation or imprisonment under public morality or Islamic Laws.

LGBT cinema also censored publicly.
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Right to change legal gender in Kuwait

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Right to change legal gender in Kuwait is n/a.

Current status
Since 2022
N/A
No law criminalizing transgenders, but Transgender people are still not legally allowed to change legal gender.
Added by billyjames  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Until Oct 15, 2021
Legal, surgery not required
As well documents can be changed. Missing non binary options.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Kuwait

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Kuwait

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LGBT discrimination in Kuwait is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1960
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Kuwait

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LGBT employment discrimination in Kuwait is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1960
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Kuwait

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LGBT housing discrimination in Kuwait is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1960
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Kuwait

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Same-sex adoption in Kuwait is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Serving openly in military in Kuwait

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Serving openly in military in Kuwait is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
LGBT people can not serve the military
Sources:
kuwait times newspaper
Added by billyjames  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 2018–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws restricting service.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Kuwait

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Blood donations by MSMs in Kuwait is legal.

Current status
Legal
No deferral.
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Conversion therapy in Kuwait

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Conversion therapy in Kuwait is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Kuwait

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Equal age of consent in Kuwait is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log