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LGBT Rights in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi Province

The laws displayed for Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi are the same as Lebanon.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✔ Legal
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Homosexual activity in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
In Lebanon, homosexuality is met with up to 1 year in prison according to article 534 of the Lebanese Penal code
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Mar 1, 1943–Jan 28, 2014
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Imprisonment of up to 1 year for sexual acts that go against the nature.
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Jul 12, 2018–-0001
Legal
"Consensual sex between people of the same sex is not unlawful"
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Until Nov 30, -0001
Legal
Hezbollah does not target LGBTQ within the country of Lebanon. Almost all kidnappings, terrorism or murder committed by Hezbollah is imposed internationally, not domestically. Hezbollah never targets foreigners out of fear that other nations may carry attacks on the group.
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Same-sex marriage in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Same-sex marriage in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
Same-sex marriage is not currently legal in Lebanon. The country does not recognize same-sex marriage or any other form of legal partnership for same-sex couples. There have been some calls for the legalization of same-sex marriage in Lebanon, but the issue remains controversial and there has been no significant movement towards changing the current legal status of same-sex marriage in the country.
Sources:
Conjectural based on status of homosexual activity.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
Many pro-LGBTQ protests and organizations exist in Lebanon
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Right to change legal gender in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Right to change legal gender in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 2016
Legal, but requires surgery
As well as requiring gender reassignment surgery, they must also be unmarried and not have children.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
No recognition
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LGBT discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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LGBT discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections from discrimination.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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LGBT employment discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No protections.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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LGBT housing discrimination in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is no protections.

Current status
No protections
No discrimination protections in housing. Full housing discrimination protection pending.
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Same-sex adoption in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Same-sex adoption in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is legal.

Current status
Legal
No laws against same sex couples.
Sources:
Conjectural based on status of homosexual activity.
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Serving openly in military in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Serving openly in military in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
In 2019 a military tribunal acquited four personnel who accused of sodomy. The judge ruled that the law does not specify what acts are "contrary to nature". They were however dismissed from their posts.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Blood donations by MSMs in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is banned (indefinite deferral).

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Sexual contact with another male, even once.
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Conversion therapy in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Conversion therapy in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2013
Ambiguous
Homosexuality was declassified as an illness in 2013.
The Lebanese Psychiatric Society, the Lebanese Psychological Association, other professional associations and NGOs have called for banning conversion therapy. To date, it is still legal.
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Equal age of consent in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi

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Equal age of consent in Loubnâne ej Jnoûbi is equal.

Current status
Since 2013
Equal
Homosexuality was declassified as an illness in 2013.
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