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LGBT Rights in Tiznit province

Tiznit is governed by federal Morocco law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✖ State-enforced
    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
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A

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History

Homosexual activity in Tiznit

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Homosexual activity in Tiznit 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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Until Jan 1, 1956
Ambiguous
Homosexuality was ambiguous in Morocco before 1956
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Same-sex marriage in Tiznit

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Same-sex marriage in Tiznit is not legal.

Current status
Not legal
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tiznit

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Tiznit is state-enforced.

Current status
Since 2005
State-enforced
Morocco has several censorship measures in place including LGBT media censorship. Article 3 of the Decree Regulating the Right of Association prohibits associations from engaging in activities that, inter alia, “breach the laws or public morals” or “offend Islam”.
Further amendments were made by Decree No. 2?04?969 (2005), which include prohibitive provisions, such as capacities at start-up.
LGBT organisations are refused to register by the authorities.
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Right to change legal gender in Tiznit

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Right to change legal gender in Tiznit is illegal.

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

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Tiznit

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LGBT discrimination in Tiznit 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 Tiznit

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LGBT employment discrimination in Tiznit is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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LGBT housing discrimination in Tiznit

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LGBT housing discrimination in Tiznit is no protections.

Current status
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Tiznit

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Same-sex adoption in Tiznit is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Serving openly in military in Tiznit

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Serving openly in military in Tiznit is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
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Blood donations by MSMs in Tiznit

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

Current status
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Due to homosexuality being illegal.
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Conversion therapy in Tiznit

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Conversion therapy in Tiznit is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in Tiznit

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Equal age of consent in Tiznit is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
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