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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (other penalty)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    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
    ✔ Equal
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Homosexual activity in Qatar

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Homosexual activity in Qatar is illegal (other penalty).

Current status
Since 1915
Illegal (other penalty)
if you are expect living in Qatar & get caught for any kind Homosexual activity you might be put in jail for a while & then get deported back to your country.
Added by theFahad  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1915–Sep 7, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
1-3 years in prison under crime of sodamy. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending. People are demanding that homosexuality be decriminalized by 2022. George Michael preformed Openly at a concert in Qatar in 2008.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex marriage in Qatar

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Same-sex marriage in Qatar is not legal.

Current status
Since 1915
Not legal
Added by theFahad  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Jan 1, 1915–Sep 13, 2018
Unrecognized
No laws in place in the legal system.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Censorship of LGBT Issues in Qatar

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Qatar is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Qatar, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
Added by equaldex  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Right to change legal gender in Qatar

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Right to change legal gender in Qatar is illegal.

Current status
Since 1915
Illegal
Added by theFahad  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Qatar

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

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Qatar

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LGBT discrimination in Qatar is no protections.

Current status
Since 1915
No protections
Added by theFahad  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT employment discrimination in Qatar

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LGBT employment discrimination in Qatar is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1915
No protections
Homosexuality is defacto illegal.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

LGBT housing discrimination in Qatar

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LGBT housing discrimination in Qatar is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1915
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
Added by Ausyk  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Same-sex adoption in Qatar

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Same-sex adoption in Qatar is illegal.

Current status
Since 1915
Illegal
Added by theFahad  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Homosexuals serving openly in military in Qatar

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Qatar is illegal.

Current status
Since 1915
Illegal
Added by theFahad  ·  2 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Blood donations by MSMs in Qatar

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Blood donations by MSMs in Qatar is legal.

Current status
Since 1915
Legal
here they don't usually ask people are you gay or not when you about to donate, you just donate as any other human being, unless you don't mention having sex with same gender or any kind of sex you'll be fine.
Added by theFahad  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Qatar

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Conversion therapy in Qatar is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Qatar

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Equal age of consent in Qatar is equal.

Current status
Equal
Set age of consent but Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar.
Added by Ausyk  ·  3 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log


LGBT Rights by Municipality

View the LGBT laws in each individual municipality of Qatar.