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LGBT Rights in Ghat popularate

The laws displayed for Ghat are the same as 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
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Ghat

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Homosexual activity in Ghat 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.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Nov 18, 1953–Sep 19, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
up to 4 years in prison. Not enforced.
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Ghat

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Same-sex marriage in Ghat is not legal.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Not legal
Homosexuality is not legal in Libya.
Added by danlev  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Nov 18, 1953–Sep 19, 2018
Unrecognized
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Ghat

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Ghat is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
Under extensive Public morality laws or laws contrary to the Sharia .
Sources:
"Vandewalle 2006"
Added by equaldex  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Ghat

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Right to change legal gender in Ghat is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
According to Wikipedia.
Added by Ro_Guy  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Ghat

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Ghat 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 Ghat

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LGBT discrimination in Ghat is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Ghat

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LGBT employment discrimination in Ghat is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Widespread discrimination all of Libya. According to the 2018 world report.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Ghat

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LGBT housing discrimination in Ghat is no protections.

Current status
Since Oct 7, 1951
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Ghat

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Same-sex adoption in Ghat is single only.

Current status
Since Dec 29, 2017
Single only
Homosexuality is still illegal there. No laws in place for same sex couples.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Serving openly in military in Ghat

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Serving openly in military in Ghat is illegal.

Current status
Since Nov 18, 1953
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal in Libya, so is serving openly in the army.
Added by vviet93  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Nov 18, 1953–Sep 1, 2018
Legal
No laws criminalizing lgbt serving.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Ghat

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Nope.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Ghat

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Conversion therapy in Ghat is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Libya.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Ghat

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Equal age of consent in Ghat is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log