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LGBT Rights in Libya

    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
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A

Recent studies in Libya indicate societal resistance to LGBTQ+ rights.

History

Homosexual activity in Libya

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Homosexual activity in Libya is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 410 of the penal code states that Indecent same sex intercourse is punishable from 1 to 4 years.
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Nov 18, 1953–Sep 19, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
up to 4 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Libya

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Same-sex marriage in Libya is not legal.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in Libya.
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Nov 18, 1953–Sep 19, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Libya

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Libya is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
Under extensive Public morality laws or laws contrary to the Sharia .
Sources:
"Vandewalle 2006"
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Right to change legal gender in Libya

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Right to change legal gender in Libya is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
According to Wikipedia.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Libya

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

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
Not legally recognized
Not possible.
Sources:
Not possible.
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LGBT discrimination in Libya

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LGBT discrimination in Libya is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in Libya

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LGBT employment discrimination in Libya is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Widespread discrimination all of Libya. According to the 2018 world report.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Libya

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LGBT housing discrimination in Libya is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in Libya

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Same-sex adoption in Libya is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is still illegal there. No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Libya

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Serving openly in military in Libya is illegal.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal in Libya, so is serving openly in the army.
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Nov 18, 1953–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws criminalizing lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Libya

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Nope.
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Conversion therapy in Libya

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Conversion therapy in Libya is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Libya.
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Equal age of consent in Libya

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Equal age of consent in Libya is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Age of consent is not applicable because homosexuality is illegal in Libya.
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