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LGBT Rights in Meknès prefecture

The laws displayed for Meknès are the same as Morocco.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ Other punishment
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in Meknès

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

Current status
Since Nov 26, 1962
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Article 489 of the Penal Code punishes same sex behaviour by imprisonment of between 6 months and 3 years, and a fine of 200 to 1000 dirhams.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2009030…//www.ilga.org/statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf
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Nov 26, 1962–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
six months to 3 years in prison and fine. in the country if lesbians engage in sex it is widely accepted. Not enforced.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2009030…//www.ilga.org/statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2008.pdf


hrw.org/video-photos/intera…


hrw.org/news/2018/06/12/fif…
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Same-sex marriage in Meknès

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Same-sex marriage in Meknès is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Meknès

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Meknès is other punishment.

Current status
Other punishment
Morocco has several censorship measures in place including LGBT media censorship.
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Right to change legal gender in Meknès

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Right to change legal gender in Meknès is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Meknès

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Meknès is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Meknès

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LGBT discrimination in Meknès is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Jan 1, 2010–Aug 5, 2018
No protections
Morocco just launched a gay magazine in 2010. The first gay Moroccan came out.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Meknès

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LGBT employment discrimination in Meknès is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Meknès

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LGBT housing discrimination in Meknès is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Meknès

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Same-sex adoption in Meknès is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Serving openly in military in Meknès

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Serving openly in military in Meknès is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Meknès

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Blood donations by MSMs in Meknès is legal.

Current status
Legal
Unknown.
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Conversion therapy in Meknès

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Conversion therapy in Meknès is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Meknès

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Equal age of consent in Meknès is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
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