Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    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
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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Recent studies in Mali indicate societal resistance to LGBTQ+ rights.

History

Homosexual activity in Mali

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Homosexual activity in Mali is legal.

Current status
Since Aug 3, 1961
Legal
Although negative attitudes towards LGBT people remain common throughout Mali, homosexual activity is not criminalised.
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Same-sex marriage in Mali

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Same-sex marriage in Mali is banned.

Current status
Since Jun 23, 2023
Banned
In 2023, Malians approved amendments to their constitution via a referendum. One of the amendments defines marriage as a union exclusively between a man and woman.
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Dec 30, 2011–Jun 23, 2023
Unrecognized
Article 280 of the 2011 Family Code states marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Mali

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Mali is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Mali, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Mali

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Right to change legal gender in Mali is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
No laws allowing legal gender change.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Mali

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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LGBT discrimination in Mali

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LGBT discrimination in Mali is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 22, 1960
No protections
The date is the date at which Mali became indepedent
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LGBT employment discrimination in Mali

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LGBT employment discrimination in Mali is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 22, 1960
No protections
No protections exist.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Mali

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LGBT housing discrimination in Mali is no protections.

Current status
Since Sep 22, 1960
No protections
No protections exist.
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Same-sex adoption in Mali

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Same-sex adoption in Mali is single only.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2011
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Mali

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Serving openly in military in Mali is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Not a single country in Africa allows trans military service
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Blood donations by MSMs in Mali

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Blood donations by MSMs in Mali is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Mali

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Conversion therapy in Mali is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Mali is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1961
Equal
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LGBT Rights by Region

View the LGBT laws in each individual region of Mali.