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LGBT Rights in Gorgol Region

Gorgol is governed by federal Mauritania law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (death penalty 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
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A

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History

Homosexual activity in Gorgol

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Homosexual activity in Gorgol is illegal (death penalty as punishment).

Current status
Since Jul 9, 1983
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Male homosexuality is punishable by stoning; female homosexuality is punishable by fines or imprisonments
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Jul 9, 1983–Sep 8, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
2 years in prison and fine and stoning. Legal in some states. death penalty rarely enforced. Changes pending.
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Same-sex marriage in Gorgol

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Same-sex marriage in Gorgol is not legal.

Current status
Since Jul 9, 1983
Not legal
Sources:
(See homosexual activity sources.)
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Gorgol

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Gorgol is imprisonment as punishment.

Current status
Imprisonment as punishment
The Mauritanian authorities uses provisions such as “indecency” and “incitation to debauchery” on those who challenge the country with LGBT social movements.
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Right to change legal gender in Gorgol

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Right to change legal gender in Gorgol is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Not legal , Crossdressing is seen as a taboo .
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Gorgol

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
Crossdressing is seen as a taboo, so there's no Third Gender recognition.
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LGBT discrimination in Gorgol

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LGBT discrimination in Gorgol is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 1991
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal in Mauritania. As such, date provided is the date where the most recent version of the constitution came into effect.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Gorgol

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LGBT employment discrimination in Gorgol is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 1991
No protections
No protection is granted as homosexuality still carries a death sentence.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Gorgol

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LGBT housing discrimination in Gorgol is no protections.

Current status
Since Jul 12, 1991
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Gorgol

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Same-sex adoption in Gorgol is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 9, 1983
Illegal
Sources:
(See homosexual activity sources.)
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Serving openly in military in Gorgol

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Serving openly in military in Gorgol is illegal.

Current status
Since Jul 8, 1983
Illegal
As homosexuality is illegal, serving in the military by LGBTQ+ individuals are also illegal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Gorgol

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Homosexuality is illegal.
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Conversion therapy in Gorgol

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Conversion therapy in Gorgol is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Gorgol

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Equal age of consent in Gorgol is n/a.

Current status
Since Jul 9, 1983
N/A
Homosexual activity is illegal in Mauritania.
Sources:
(See homosexual activity sources.)
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Until Jul 9, 1983
N/A
Due to homosexuality being ilegal, there is no age of consent for homosexuals.
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